Kenya submitted the impact study of the new NPP

Kenya submitted the impact study of the new NPP

The Kenya Nuclear Agency has just submitted an impact study to implement a nuclear power plant construction program valued at US $5 billion. The infrastructure is scheduled to come into service by 2027. The government plans to quadruple its capacity by 2035, according to the National Nuclear Energy Agency.

This information is contained in a report published by the agency for public comment before submitting it for approval to the national environmental authority.

The project may continue after obtaining a favorable opinion from the latter. In the meantime, the national nuclear energy agency is evaluating the different nuclear reactor technologies available to select the most suitable for the country.

Implementing this nuclear energy project falls within the framework of the Big Four Agenda implemented by the government and based on four pillars, including energy. In this area, the country aims to increase its electrical power from the current 2,712 MW to 22,000 MW by 2031 to fuel its industrial expansion. The other three components of the program are agriculture, health, and housing.

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