Press Releases

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.

Shs.400 million to boost electricity supply in Machakos County

January 5th 2016

The quality of power supply to the residents of Machakos County 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.400 million.

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