Press Releases

South Nyanza Region launched

Kisii, September 17th 2015

Kenya Power has reaffirmed its commitment to making its services more accessible to its customers in Western Kenya through the creation of a new region. South Nyanza Region will be headquartered in Kisii town and will have jurisdiction over four counties namely Kisii, Nyamira, Migori, and Homa Bay.
 

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Kenya Power renews agreement with Uchumi Supermarkets

Nairobi, September 16th 2015

In a show of confidence in the new leadership of Uchumi Supermarkets, Kenya Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding which marks the re-establishment of a working relationship between the two entities.

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Shs. 20 billion fund for electricity projects

Tuesday, 15th September, 2015

Thousands of Kenyans will benefit from access to affordable electricity connection following increased funding of electricity projects by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Kenya (Gok).

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Nakuru residents to benefit from Shs.387 million power substation project

September 10th 2015

Residents of Nakuru County are set to enjoy better quality of power supply following the commissioning of Bahati substation by Kenya Power. The Shs.387 million power project is aimed at improving the power supply network serving the Bahati areas’ commercial and social hubs.

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Shs.50 million to boost electricity supply in Naivasha and Gilgil Townships

September 9th 2015

The quality of power supply to the residents of Naivasha Town is set to greatly improve following a massive exercise by national electricity distributor Kenya Power to rehabilitate the power equipment and network serving the area at a cost of Shs.50 million.

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Shs.1.2 billion to light up the streets of Mombasa

September 8th 2015

 

Kenya Power today launched a major network upgrade and street lighting project in the coastal city of Mombasa. The project, estimated to cost Shs.1.2 billion, will see the lighting up of the streets of Mombasa City.

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Bringing Electricity to Kenya’s Slums: Hard Lessons Lead to Great Gains

http://www.worldbank.org/energy After years of struggle, Kenya’s national utility has found a way to bring safe, reliable and affordable electricity to the country’s poorest neighborhoods. #EndEnergyPoverty

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Kenya Power to use insulated electricity cables for Nairobi’s leafy areas

Nairobi, August 15th 2015

National electricity distributor, Kenya Power, has begun replacing bare electricity conductors with insulated ones to minimise power interruptions in Nairobi’s leafy suburbs.

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Most affected areas back on supply, Hurlingham and Langata to be reconnected

13th August, 2015

Kenya Power says it has managed to restore power to most of Nairobi estates affected by this morning fire outbreak in Fuata Nyayo slum which damaged a section of one of the city’s high voltage power line.

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Slum fire damages power lines, causes blackout in Nairobi West

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

A mysterious fire has damaged high voltage electricity lines in Fuata Nyayo slum near Nairobi’s South B Estate causing power outages in parts of the city, Kenya Power has reported.

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