Press Releases

Kenya Power targets 150,000 connections in slum electrification project

Friday, 30th  January, 2015

Kenya Power, with the support of World Bank, will invest Shs.2.1 billion to connect approximately 150,000 customers in the ongoing slum electrification project being implemented in various parts of the country, the Company’s Managing Director and CEO, Dr. Ben Chumo has said.

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North Eastern residents benefit from subsidised electricity

Thursday, January 29th  2015

Kenya Power plans to spend Shs.315 million to connect 18,336 residents of North Eastern Region as it continues with the implementation of its special programme to provide safe and affordable electricity connection in informal settlements.

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Special electricity connection programme to benefit Nakuru residents

Kenya Power will connect 106,811 new customers in the Central Rift Region this financial year that ends in June 2015, the company Managing Director and CEO, Dr. Ben Chumo has said.

 

The connection drive will go a long way to assist the company achieve its connectivity target of one million additional customers to the national grid this financial year representing 36% growth in its customer base.

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Special electricity connection programme to benefit Nakuru residents

Wednesday, 28th January, 2015

Kenya Power will connect 106,811 new customers in the Central Rift Region this financial year that ends in June 2015, the company Managing Director and CEO, Dr. Ben Chumo has said.

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Mathare residents benefit from Informal Settlements Programme

Tuesday, 27th January, 2015

 

More than 30,000 residents in Nairobi’s Mathare and other nearby areas will benefit from a special programme that Kenya Power is implementing to provide safe and affordable electricity connection in informal settlements.

 

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Kibera residents benefit from subsidised power

Residents of Kibera in Nairobi will now enjoy safe, legal and reliable connection to electricity supply at affordable rates, Dr. Ben Chumo, the company’s Managing Director and CEO, has revealed.

PRESS STATEMENT: UPDATE II

16th January 2015



Kenya Power had by 7:50 a.m., restored power supply to all parts of the country following the partial national blackout that occurred at 3:39 a.m. West Kenya and North Rift Regions were not affected by the blackout as they were on supply from Turkwel, Sondu and Sang’oro power stations and from Uganda.


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Press Statement Update- National Black Out

16th January 2015


Following the partial national blackout that occurred at 3:39 a.m., Kenya Power had by 7:15 a.m., restored supply except for a few isolated areas in Nairobi and Mombasa. Restoration is underway for the remaining affected areas.

 

 

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Kenneth Marende named Chairman of the Kenya Power Board

05th January, 2015
Former speaker of the National Assembly, Mr. Kenneth Marende, was today elected the Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited.

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KPLC union employees receive 12 percent pay increase

Nairobi, Tuesday, 23 rd December, 2014
Kenya Power unionisable employees will receive a total of 12% pay increase per annum for the next two years following a collective bargaining agreement (CBA)signed today with the Kenya Electrical Trades and Allied Workers’ Union (KETAWU) in the Company’s headquarters at Stima Plaza.  

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