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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (3)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
Energy Regulatory Commission (x 6)
3 5 10 11 12 13
Energy Regulatory Commission
Kenya Power and Lighting Company
4
Kenya Power and Lighting Company
Kenya Commercial Bank
9
Kenya Commercial Bank

What you will get (1)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
Electricity generation licence
13

Required documents 

The documents with green band will be provided to you during the procedure.

Feasibility study
2
Expression of interest
2
Environmental Impact Assessment license (x 3)
2 7 10
Environmental Impact Assessment license
Change of user
2
Change of user
Construction permit
2
Construction permit
Power purchasing agreement
2
Kenya civil aviation clearance
2
Special use licence
2
Wayleave consent
2
Wayleave consent
Engineer's report (x 2)
7 10
Engineer's report
Route sketch (x 2)
7 10
Route sketch
Certificate of compliance with the physical planning act (x 2)
7 10
Certificate of compliance with the physical planning act
Newspaper advertisement (x 2)
7 10
Newspaper advertisement
Approved power purchasing agreement (x 4)
7 7 10 10
Audited accounts (x 2)
7 10
Audited accounts
Printed application
10
Bank deposit slip
10
Bank deposit slip
Application forwarding letter
10
Electricity generation inspection checklist
12
Identity card
13
Identity card

How much?

Cost of the procedure  KES  10,000

Cost detail

Estimate your cost

KES 10,000
For licence application

How long ?

The estimated total time is calculated by adding the time spent: 1) waiting in queue, 2) at the counter and 3) between steps.
  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 12 d 90 d
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 10mn 40mn
Attention at counter: 1h. 45mn 9h.
Waiting time until next step (sum): 12 d 90 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
Energy (Electricity Licensing) Regulations, 2012
Energy Act Energy Act
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