Press Releases

Power demand forecasting programme launched

 1st  October, 2014

Kenya Power has launched a data gathering web portal that will help forecast the country’s electricity demand, enable timely power connections for prospective investors and enhance service delivery to large power consumers.

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Kenya Power supports counties’ growth

22nd September 2014

Kenya Power has negotiated with various financial institutions to provide credit to Kenyans to enable them connect electricity to their homes and businesses, the firm’s Managing Director and CEO Dr Ben Chumo has said.

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Photos - Narok Gets Connected


2nd September 2014
Narok County Deputy Governor, Mrs Everline Aruasa, speaks at a Kenya Power substation in the Narok town yesterday when Kenya Power staff conducted an exercise to upgrade the power network, as the Company’s Managing Director, Dr Ben Chumo, listens. Kenya Power installed new conductors on lines and built additional lines at a cost of Shs.60 million to improve reliability to the county renown for its tourism attractions.

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6,000 Narok residents to get electricity this year

Saturday, 30th August, 2014

Kenya Power will connect 6,000 Narok residents with electricity as part of the Company’s ambitious plan to connect one million additional customers this financial year, the Company’s Managing Director & CEO, Dr. Ben Chumo has said.

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AfDB lends Shs.13 billion for power connections initial phase

Monday, 25th August, 2014

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed a USD150 million loan (approximately Shs.13 billion) to the government to finance part of the one million new electricity connections target announced by Kenya Power for this financial year.

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One million Kenyans to get power connection this year

Sunday, 24th August, 2014

 

Kenya Power plans to connect one million additional customers to the national grid this financial year representing 36% growth in its customer base, the Company’s Managing Director & CEO. Dr. Ben Chumo has revealed.

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Electricity prices to come down, assures Eng. Njoroge

Sunday, 10th August, 2014

Kenyans will benefit from approximately 47% reduction in electricity prices in the next three years owing to increased generation from cheaper sources of power, Principal Secretary for Energy and Petroleum, Eng. Joseph Njoroge, has said.

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Shs.16 million Makutano ma Mwala - Kithimani power line commissioned

Friday, August 8th 2014

Kenya Power has commissioned a newly constructed power line along Makutano ma Mwala – Kithimani Road in Machakos County completed at a total cost of Shs.16 million.

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Homa Bay County industrialisation plans

Monday 4th July, 2014

Homa Bay Governor, Mr Cyprian Awiti says his administration has ambitious plans to set up fish based industries in the County, noting that the region fronted 80 percent of Lake Victoria.

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Shs.60 billion to expand electricity access

Monday, 28th July, 2014

Kenya is negotiating a Shs.60 billion loan from African Development Bank (ADB) to finance an ambitious plan to expand the country’s electricity access from the current 32% to 70% in five years.

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Shs.50 million to improve electricity supply in Westlands and Parklands

Friday, 25th July, 2014

Kenya Power will this weekend conduct a massive exercise to rehabilitate power equipment and network serving Nairobi’s commercial and social hubs of Westlands, Parklands and Loresho areas that will cost the Company Shs.50 million.

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Stima Loan to help 300,000 connect to electricity

22nd July, 2014

Kenya Power will receive Shs.3.6 billion (30 million Euros) from the French Development Agency (AFD) and the European Union (EU) to connect approximately 300,000 electricity customers through Stima Loan arrangement in the next four years.

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