About REA

Lighting up Rural Kenya

The Rural Electrification Authority was established under Section 66 of the Energy Act, 2006 (No 12 of 2006) as a body corporate. The Authority was created in order to accelerate the pace of rural electrification in the country, a function which was previously undertaken by the Ministry of Energy.

Our Mandate
To accelerate the pace of rural electrification in order to promote sustainable socio-economic development


Our Mission

To efficiently provide high quality and affordable electricity connectivity in all rural areas and to achieve high standards of customer service through advancing community participation to ensure long term sustainability and socio-economic development

Public Complaints Hotline Numbers

Mobile: (+254) 709 193 000       Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                


Our Latest Projects


This project involves installation of five (5) extension transformers per constituency in the grid areas where HT lines have previously been done. A total of about 1,450 transformers per year...

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