About REA

Lighting up Rural Kenya

Background
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

NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

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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

Our Latest Projects

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Public Facilities in Rural Kenya

Public Facilities in Rural Kenya

Within 5 years of operations the number of public facilities connected to electricity has risen to 23,167 (90%) out of 25,873 main facilities indentified by the master plan.

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REA taking Lead role in National Laptop Project

REA taking Lead role in National Laptop Project

Rural Electrification Authority is taking a lead role in provision of infrastructural support in readiness for the rollout of the national laptop project.

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