Welcome to the Innovation and Renewable Electrification in Kenya project website

The IREK project is a collaborative research project between partners from:

  • Aalborg University, Denmark – Department of Business and Management (lead)
  • The African Centre for Technology Studies, Kenya
  • Moi University, Kenya – Department of Engineering and Department of Business

With a team of 10 researchers, the project undertakes research and capacity-building work aimed at analysing innovation and renewable electrification in Kenya with a focus on solar photovoltaic and wind power.

On this website you can read more about the framework of the research project and the researchers involved. The website will also be updated with the latest publications, policy briefs and presentations of our research and you can read about our engagement with stakeholders and project activities.

The project is a five-year project supported  by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Grant: DFC: 14-09AAU) . Research will take place in Denmark, Kenya, China and Germany between the 1st of January 2015 and the 31st December 2019.