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KenGen is an electric power generation company. It generates electricity through the development, management and operation of power plants.

TypePublic
Founded1954
HQNairobi, KE
Websitekengen.co.ke
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)2,519
Revenue (FY, 2020)KSH44.1 B(-4%)
Cybersecurity ratingFMore
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Key People/Management at KenGen

Rebecca Miano

Rebecca Miano

Managing Director , CEO
Ukur Yatani

Ukur Yatani

Cabinet Secretary the National Treasury , (Non-Executive Director)
John Mudany

John Mudany

Finance & ICT Director
Maurice Nduranu

Maurice Nduranu

Independent & Non-Executive Director
David K. Mwangi

David K. Mwangi

Company Secretary , Legal Affairs Director
Solomon Kariuki

Solomon Kariuki

Operations Director
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KenGen Office Locations

KenGen has offices in Nairobi, , Eldoret, Embu and in 7 other locations
Nairobi, KE (HQ)
KenGen Pension Plaza II Kolobot Road, Parklands
Eldoret, KE
P. O. BOX 308
Embu, KE
P. O. BOX 205
Kisumu, KE
P. O. BOX 875
Kitale, KE
P. O. BOX 698
Mombasa, KE
P. O. BOX 80801
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KenGen Financials and Metrics

KenGen Revenue

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KenGen's revenue was reported to be KSh44.11 b in FY, 2020 which is a 4% decrease from the previous period.
KES

Revenue (FY, 2020)

44.1b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

(4%)

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

39.8b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

90.3%

Net income (FY, 2020)

18.4b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

20.6b

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

5.3b
KESFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

45.3b46.0b44.1b

Revenue growth, %

1%(4%)

Cost of goods sold

9.4b10.2b4.3b

Gross profit

35.9b35.8b39.8b
KESFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

3.4b9.2b5.3b

Accounts Receivable

21.8b18.9b23.4b

Prepaid Expenses

3.1b2.2b1.3b

Inventories

1.1b1.3b1.4b
KESFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

7.9b7.9b18.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

10.1b10.3b11.8b

Inventories

(67.1m)(175.1m)(47.0m)

Accounts Payable

(1.1b)2.8b(4.7b)
KESFY, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2 x
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KenGen Revenue Breakdown

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KenGen revenue breakdown by business segment: 76.6% from Electricity Revenue , 12.6% from Steam Revenue, 9.4% from Fuel Charge and 1.4% from Other

KenGen Cybersecurity Score

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F

52/100

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KenGen Online and Social Media Presence

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KenGen News and Updates

Treasury Pockets sh1.3bn From KenGen's Dividends

The National Treasury will get Sh1.3 billion in power producer Kenya Electricity Generating Company dividends in a year the government has struggled to collect taxes as a result of the coronavirus scourge and related economic downturn

Kenya Power to Settle Sh23bn KenGen Debt

The government says it will ensure that Kenya Power pays its debt to KenGen and other power producers, responding to concerns that the electricity distributor’s default could hurt the entire supply chain if it is not resolved in the near term

KenGen to Start Olkaria 1 Unit 6 Geothermal Plant This Year

During an investor briefing, Rebecca Miano, CEO of Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) reports that KenGen expects to start commercial production of its 83.3 MW Olkaria 1 Unit 6 geothermal power plant before the end of the year

State to Save Kenya Power From KenGen Direct Sales

Loss-making Kenya Power got a huge reprieve after the Ministry of Energy announced it will restrict Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) plans to sell power directly to consumers

KenGen to Payout KSh.1.98 Billion to Shareholders for Year Ended June 2020

Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) will pay its shareholders Kshs.1.98 Billion in dividends. This follows today’s approval by shareholders of the Board’s recommendation for a first and final dividend payment of Kshs 0.30 per ordinary share of Kshs 2.50. The dividend payout for the yea…

Ethiopia: KenGen Completes First Drilling at Tulu Moye Eothermal Site

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has completed the first drilling at the Tulu Moye geothermal site in Ethiopia. The Kenyan company is working on behalf of Tulu Moye Geothermal Operations (TMGO), a company owned by Meridiam and Reykjavík Geothermal
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KenGen Blogs

Energizing the Festive Season

Christmas season is now at hand, yet another season of merry making. For some, it is time to glisten the season by lighting up the twinkle of Christmas trees. For most of us, Christmas tunes will be blaring out festive cheer in our living rooms almost non-stop. Undoubtedly, kitchens in most househol…

Sharing is Caring: Let’s Spread the Festive Cheer with Kind Acts of Charity

It is that time of the year when we all join family and friends in ushering the season of festive cheer. While merry-making is what characterizes the Christmas and New Year season, Christmas is also about spreading the festive cheer to the less fortunate and vulnerable in society. Now, more than eve…

Ring fencing of water resources: Why Tree Growing is Vital for Sustainability of Our Rivers and Dams

For decades, dams and rivers – small and big – have continued to provide immense benefits to humanity. From provision of water for domestic use to powering machines for electricity generation, these hydro resources remain vital to not only the existence of humanity, but also for economic development…

How Dams Prevent Flooding: A tale of the Seven Forks Dam Cascade

There has been a big misconception that dams cause floods, but the reverse is true, in many regions around the world, dams have purposely been constructed to mitigate floods that are among destructive natural disasters that occur as a result of excess water in flood-prone regions. In Kenya, a case s…

Tips on how Organizations Can Create a Culture of Innovation

The fast and ever-changing human demands coupled with emerging uncertainties such as the COVID-19 pandemic have served as a stuck reminder on the need to innovate. As a way of ensuring business continuity and sustainability, most organisations have had to embrace innovation with the majority integra…

How Organisations Can Help Fight Climate Change

  Climate change has continued to dominate global headlines, with world leaders urging for quick action to stem its effects. Even as the world calls for urgent action, Africa continues to suffer the worst of the impacts of climate change including droughts, floods, locusts and pest invasions. Speaki…
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KenGen Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was KenGen founded?

    KenGen was founded in 1954.

  • Who are KenGen key executives?

    KenGen's key executives are Rebecca Miano, Ukur Yatani and John Mudany.

  • How many employees does KenGen have?

    KenGen has 2,519 employees.

  • What is KenGen revenue?

    Latest KenGen annual revenue is KSh44.1 b.

  • What is KenGen revenue per employee?

    Latest KenGen revenue per employee is KSh17.5 m.

  • Who are KenGen competitors?

    Competitors of KenGen include Endesa, Entergy and FirstEnergy.

  • Where is KenGen headquarters?

    KenGen headquarters is located at KenGen Pension Plaza II Kolobot Road, Parklands, Nairobi.

  • Where are KenGen offices?

    KenGen has offices in Nairobi, , Eldoret, Embu and in 7 other locations.

  • How many offices does KenGen have?

    KenGen has 11 offices.