Press Releases

Coast vandals target transformer fuses for hallucinatory effects

May 20, 2016

 

Kenya Power is fighting a new wave of transformer vandalism at the Coast Region involving drug addicts.

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Kenya Power installs 20 transformers to boost supply quality in North Coast

Nairobi, May 16, 2016

Kenya Power will install 20 new transformers in North Coast by the end of June in a bid to stabilise electricity supply in the area and address frequent outages.

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Man arrested for impersonating KPLC employee

May 5, 2016

A middle aged man has been arrested for forging the identity of Kenya Power’s General Manager Human Resources and Administration to falsely offer unsuspecting persons employment.

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Kenya Power adopts outdoor metering to boost revenue collection

April 29, 2016

Nearly 80 per cent of large power consumers have been connected to outdoor meters as Kenya
Power moves to deepen use of technology to enhance efficiency.

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Vandals sentenced for 10 years by Nyahururu court

April 29, 2016

Three men have been sentenced to ten years in jail by a Nyahururu court for vandalizing a transformer.

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Rainstorms cause power interruption in Nairobi

Thursday, 28th April, 2016

Heavy rainstorms have this evening caused power interruption in most parts of Nairobi. The heavy rains that started late in the afternoon have interrupted electricity supply and distribution systems in parts of the city.

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Man killed in a failed attempt to vandalise a transformer

April 26, 2016

A middle-aged man was burnt to death by irate villagers in a failed attempt to vandalise a transformer at Gichocho in Ndumberi, Kiambu County.

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Kenya Power contractors urged to speed up implementation of projects

April 20, 2016

Kenya Power contractors have been urged to ensure timely completion of projects while adhering to set safety standards.

Speaking to more than 400 low and medium voltage contractors at Stima Club, Kenya Power’s Managing Director and  Chief Executive Officer Ben Chumo also said that the company will no longer engage contractors who hold projects past the set completion dates.

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Seven arrested for electricity theft in Nairobi

 

 April 8th 2016

Seven people have been arrested in Nairobi for illegal power connections in an ongoing campaign by Kenya Power to weed out illegal connections and boost revenue collection.

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Technical hitch at Kiambere causes power outage in Coast Region

We wish to report that power supply to Coast region has been disrupted following a technical hitch which occurred at an electrical equipment in Kiambere affecting a high voltage transmission line linking Nairobi and Coast. Our engineers are on site working to repair the fault which occurred at last night in order to restore power affected areas including Mombasa, Malindi, Lamu, Kwale and their environs. It is projected that full repairs will take approximately two hours. The Management of KPLC regrets any inconvenience caused by the outage.