Tag: projects

Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) - October 2014

The Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) has been prepared by Environment and Social Unit, Safety, Health and Environment Department (SHE), Kenya Power, Nairobi.

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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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Kenya Power to sell electricity to Rwanda

Kenya Power has entered into an agreement to sell 30MW of power to Rwanda. Kenya Power, Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (UETCL) and Rwanda Energy Group Limited (REG) have completed negotiations to facilitate the trade.

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Coast Region to benefit from Shs.8.7 billion power substations project

Coast Region will be the biggest beneficiary from the 36 new substations to be constructed in various parts of the country beginning this year as part a project to modernise the electricity system.

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Kenya Power receives Shs.17 billion loan for infrastructure development

19th November, 2014

 

National electricity distributor, Kenya Power, has contracted a USD190 million (Shs.17 billion) long-term loan from the Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) to implement infrastructural development projects.

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Kenya Power Taps IBM Real Time Data Solutions to Improve Business Performance

Nairobi, Kenya – 12 November, 2014: East Africa's largest power distributor, Kenya Power, today announced the selection of IBM (NYSE: IBM) for an automated system that will provide a real time status of all business processes. This will enable Kenya Power to implement its strategic expansion plans.

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Electricity prices to come down, assures Eng. Njoroge

Sunday, 10th August, 2014

Kenyans will benefit from approximately 47% reduction in electricity prices in the next three years owing to increased generation from cheaper sources of power, Principal Secretary for Energy and Petroleum, Eng. Joseph Njoroge, has said.

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Shs.60 billion to expand electricity access

Monday, 28th July, 2014

Kenya is negotiating a Shs.60 billion loan from African Development Bank (ADB) to finance an ambitious plan to expand the country’s electricity access from the current 32% to 70% in five years.

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Kenya Power to spend Shs.1 bn to upgrade Nairobi industrial power supply

7.05.2014

Kenya Power has adopted a radical approach to enhancement of quality and reliability of power supply to the economy by opting to implement out-of-the-box solutions. 

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Operation boresha stima viwandani launched

02.04.2014
Kenya Power has embarked on an operation through which it intends to improve the quality of power supply to its large power and domestic customers within the Industrial Area, Nairobi. The operation dubbed Boresha Stima Viwandani will be carried out over a period of 2 months and will involve master repair works such as the rehabilitation of jumpers and the realignment of high tension lines.

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