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Scoping Study:Cogeneration Potential in Kenya Horticulture Sector



Table of Content

1.0 Background review of horticulture sector
Production from the sector
2.0 Energy use in the horticulture sector
Kenya energy sector
Power sector
Grid network
Energy sector institutional setup
Policy Making Institutions
Implementing Institutions: Electricity Sub-sector
Transmission and Distribution
Impact of power sector reforms on renewables
3.0 Cogeneration
Cogeneration development in Kenya
Key benefits of cogeneration
Specific barriers hindering the development of biomass energy
4.0 Policy discussion
Policy environment for agro industries
Opportunities and barriers
5.0 Conclusion and recommendations
6.0 Reference
Appendix 1: Summary of energy cost and specific energy cost (SpEC) in each farm
Appendix 2: Horticulture case studies
Simbi Rose Farm: Biogas Plant
Oserian Flowers: Geothermal Plant
Maasai Flowers
Harvest Flowers
Appendix 3: Characteristics of power potential from waste at five sample flower farms
Appendix 4: List of flower farms and site characteristics
Appendix 5: Increased electricity tariffs as of July 2014
Appendix 7: Flower Farms in Kenya

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