Nickson’s roles and responsibilities at the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority include renewable energy policy and regulation formulation, leading sector research, standards development, technical audits, and certification of renewable energy and energy efficiency sector practitioners.

Nickson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Moi University and a Master’s in Energy Technology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. He is a Certified Energy Manager and Certified Solar PV Trainer/Installer among others.

He has seven years’ work experience in the energy sector and has led renewable energy and energy efficiency sector-based studies and research, regulation development and implementation, energy access programmes, solar photovoltaic certification and energy auditing of industrial, commercial and institutional facilities. Bukachi’s interests include distributed generation systems, energy efficiency, research and mentorship.

Nickson is a panellist at the AIX: C&I Webinar on 9 June 2020