KPLC AND AFD SIGN A 56 MILLION EURO (6 BILLION KENYAN SHILLING) FINANCING AGREEMENT FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF KENYA POWER’S DISTRIBUTION
KPLC AND AFD SIGN A 56 MILLION EURO (6 BILLION KENYAN SHILLING) FINANCING AGREEMENT FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF KENYA POWER’S DISTRIBUTION MASTERPLAN
Kenya Power Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Ben CHUMO, together with the Regional Director of AFD Nairobi Office, Mr. Yves BOUDOT, in the presence of the French Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Mr. Rémi MARECHAUX, have today signed a financing agreement for the provision by AFD of a 56 M€ loan to Kenya Power.
October 30th 2015, Nairobi
Kenya Power’s pre-tax profits for the financial year July 2014 to June 2015 rose to Shs.12.254 billion shillings from Shs.11.016 billion recorded during the previous fiscal period.
October 8th 2015
As part of its strategy to take its services closer to its customers, Kenya Power has opened a
new office in Elgeyo Marakwet County. The newly launched Iten office has been curved from
the larger North Rift region to facilitate the delivery of services to the utility’s customers in Iten
and surrounding areas. The new facilities will bring Kenya Power’s services closer to its 12,000
customers in the county.
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).
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.
One integral part of infrastructure development is the transmission infrastructure development, with the other being distribution infrastructure development. The former aims to provide an additional 3,178MVA of transmission substation capacity and 3,325kms of new transmission power. The latter is concerned with improving the quality of supply, reduction of technical losses and expanding the network.
The Company Secretary, Legal & Corporate Affairs Division is the Company’s corporate governance champion and takes the lead in ensuring that the Company;
Headed by Company Secretary Beatrice Meso, the divison;
conducts its business with all integrity and fairness,
is transparent with regard to all transactions,
makes all the necessary disclosures and decisions,
complies with all the laws of the land,
is accountable and responsible towards the stakeholders and commitment to conducting business in an ethical manner.
The Division plays a vital role in the Company’s drive to increase the Country’s power supply by 5000 MW by;
Participating in contract negotiations including those relating to power purchase agreements, procurement and financing for company projects.
Providing insurance for the extensive investments.
Provides services to the entire Company locally as well as abroad.
Is primarily responsible for and co-ordinates all of KPLC’s legal services.
Is divided into four parts i.e. Litigation, Commercial, Shares and Records & corporate heritage.
Ensures 100% legal representation of the Company in court, arbitration, before the ERC and Energy Tribunal;
Offers legal advice and opinions;
Participates in negotiations, drawing and vetting contracts, PPAs and other conveyance documents;
Validates and ensures safe custody of securities.
Organizes and coordinates all KPLC management functions. This is done through:
coordinating meetings and the management calendar.
Attending and taking minutes during the meetings.
Creating the meeting timetable.
These divisional roles help to ensure adequate electricity and to ensure business continuity.
Updated September 16, 2016
The Human Resource & Administration division is charged with the responsibility of ensuring the right mix of human capital to facilitate the Company's vision.
Headed by General Manager, Abubakar Swaleh, the division focuses on development and implementation of the new organization structure that aligns business processes to the corporate strategy, enhancing leadership capacity & technical competencies to improve business performance among many other directives.
Updated September 26, 2016
The Information Technology and Communication division serves other company’s departments through a series of services that includes integrated computer systems, coordinating and providing end-user training, managing information technology related contracts, and technology assistance and support.
Headed by General Manager Eng. Samuel Ndirangu, the ICT division creates the technological environment that enables employees and customers to quickly access vital information using the most efficient and cost effective system hardware and software. It also takes a leadership role as an active partner to other divisions in making ICT drive the functions of the company.
The ICT division continues to undertake various projects and initiatives so as to improve on service deliveries in areas not limited to;
- Project Systems
Financial Supply Chain Management
New General Ledger
Upgrade of SAP logistics System
Upgrade of SAP Human Resource System
Business Intelligence system & Enterprise Data Ware House
The division strives to put technology to its highest and best use throughout the organization, so as to improve service delivery to customers and support company services.
Further ICT division provides guidance on technical matters to departments, vetting ICT projects and taking department on achieving ICT Road Map.
Some of the recent developments that the ICT Division has undertaken include;
- Upgrades to the core Pre-paid System
- Disaster Recovery Centre
- Stima Plaza Data Centre
- Power Systems
- DCS-FDB Interface
- ICS-FDB Interface
- SAP upgrades
- Business Intelligence using the latest State of the Art Technology (View YouTube Video)
The Supply Chain Division broadly speaking is required to optimize the critical operations and implement the best possible operating models and supply chain strategy. This includes but is not limited to inventory optimization to improve the procurement process of materials and goods in addition to works and services. Using a clear roadmap the Supply Chain will assist the company to become a significant player by meeting customer demands, improve efficiencies and margins.