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Call for entries: 2016 Energy Journalism Excellence Awards (EJEA)

Call for entries: 2016 Energy Journalism Excellence Awards (EJEA)

Journalists can now submit entries for the second edition of the  2016 Energy Journalism Excellence Awards (EJEA).

Launched in 2014, the annual awards are aimed at encouraging and sustaining positive and objective coverage of energy issues.
The awards are organised by the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, alomgside other stakeholders.
Journalists can submit articles on the energy and/or petroleum sector published in the print media or broadcast on electronic media between July 1st, 2015 and June 30th, 2016.

The Awards are open to Kenyan-based professionals, those directly employed or freelancers.

KenGen is taking the leading role in organising the second edition of the awards, after which other energy utilities will take over on a rotational basis.


  1. Energy Journalist of the Year
  2. Energy Policies and Regulations
  3. Energy Efficiency and Green Initiatives
  4. Oil and Gas Upstream Story of the Year
  5. Oil and Gas Downstream story of the year
  6. Geothermal Power Generation Story of the Year
  7. Power Infrastructure Story of the Year
  8. Power Distribution Story of the Year
  9. Nuclear Story of the Year
  10. Energy Finance Story of the Year
  11. Community Relations story of the Year
  12. Photojournalist of the Year

Energy parastatals involved in the process are the Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen), Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC), Kenya Power, Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB), National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK), Geothermal Development Corporation (GDC), Kenya Petroleum Refineries Limited (KPRL), Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) and the Rural Electrification Authority (REA).

Winners will receive trophies and cash prizes. The overall winner will enjoy an all expenses paid finalists’ programme of networking activities and workshops, culminating in the Gala Awards Ceremony.

For more information, visit www.kengen.co.ke/ejea 


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