Infrastructural data 45% open

Kenya

What data is expected?

A selection of infrastructural information, focussing on energy provision and water consumption.

  • Electricity consumption
  • Power stations and electric capacity
  • Electricity transmission networks (geographic position)
  • Power outages
  • Prices
  • Water consumption/per capita
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes
Downloadable Yes
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No Licence terms of Kenyan Bureau of Statistics are restrictive: https://www.knbs.or.ke/terms-of-use/
Up-to-date No Kenya Power and Lighting provides data from 2014. The KNBS economic survey data is from 2017. The ministry of Energy provides statistics of energy capacity, but without dates http://energy.go.ke/energy-sources-statistics/
In an open and machine-readable format Available in PDF
Digital data No
Print data No
location https://www.knbs.or.ke/download/economic-survey-2017/ - Energy consumption: available as total amount per year, http://energy.go.ke/consumption-of-power-petrol-oilgas/ - Energy consumption: available as total amount per year, https://www.knbs.or.ke/download/economic-survey-2017/ - Energ capacity: available per type of energy source, http://www.kplc.co.ke/img/full/4rNGlk21KXmA_KENYA%20POW - Energy capacity by energy provider company, http://www.kplc.co.ke/img/full/4rNGlk21KXmA_KENYA%20POW - Energy prices, ttp://kplc.co.ke/category/view/50/power-interruptions - Power outages, http://www.kplc.co.ke/img/full/4rNGlk21KXmA_KENYA%20POW - Transmission grid: The grid is provided in a map, but without coordinates, see p. 122 Transmission grid: The grid is provided in a map, but without coordinates, see p. 122 http://www.kplc.co.ke/img/full/4rNGlk21KXmA_KENYA%20POWER%20ANNUAL%20REPORT%20FA.pdf http://www.kplc.co.ke/img/full/4rNGlk21KXmA_KENYA%20POWER%20ANNUAL%20REPORT%20FA.pdf
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps Conducted a google search with the following phrases; Kenya energy data, Kenya water data, Kenya electricity data. Also searched on Kenya Open Data Portal using the following threads; water, electricity, and energy.
characteristics Electricity consumption, Power stations and electric capacity, Electricity transmission networks (geographic position), Power outages, Prices There are also other types of data on water and energy other than the ones listed in B2. Data related to water: https://www.knbs.or.ke/download/analytical-report-on-amenities-and-household-assets-volume-xi-2/?wpdmdl=3752
Controlled access Yes
Collector name Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Energy, Kenya Power and Lighting, Ministry of Water and Irrigation The two ministries have not openly published any datasets on their portals. However, ICT Authority has open data on water and energy.

Meta data

Data location   https://www.knbs.or.ke/download/economic-survey-2017/ - Energy consumption: available as total amount per year
   http://energy.go.ke/consumption-of-power-petrol-oilgas/ - Energy consumption: available as total amount per year
   https://www.knbs.or.ke/download/economic-survey-2017/ - Energ capacity: available per type of energy source
   http://www.kplc.co.ke/img/full/4rNGlk21KXmA_KENYA%20POW - Energy capacity by energy provider company
   http://www.kplc.co.ke/img/full/4rNGlk21KXmA_KENYA%20POW - Energy prices
   ttp://kplc.co.ke/category/view/50/power-interruptions - Power outages
   http://www.kplc.co.ke/img/full/4rNGlk21KXmA_KENYA%20POW - Transmission grid: The grid is provided in a map, but without coordinates, see p. 122
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Paul Mungai
Last modified   Sun May 06 2018 12:52:46 GMT+0000 (UTC)