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Kenya Power announces temporary closure of banking halls

24th March 2020…. In line with the Government’s directive to stop potential spread of coronavirus, Kenya Power has announced temporary closure of all its banking halls across the country

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Kenya Power staff and several other suspects arrested over various crimes undermining quality power supply

18th March 2020…. A Kenya Power employee was yesterday arrested by Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) officers for receiving a bribe of KShs.50,000 from a customer after demanding the money from him to reconnect electricity supply to his house.

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Kenya Power lays off staff as crackdown on illegal connections gains momentum

27th February 2020…. Kenya Power has laid off 110 employees who were found guilty of aiding fraud, illegal connections and other crimes. The layoff happened within the past one year and Managing Director and CEO, Bernard Ngugi has warned of more action as the Company scales up the fight on crimes that undermine quality power supply.

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Floods delay efforts to restore power supply to Lamu and Tana River Counties

4th February 2020…. Efforts to restore reliable power supply to Lamu and Tana River counties have been slowed down by flooding from river Sabaki following heavy rains experienced in the area.

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Kenya Power carries out operation to curb illegal connections

16th January 2020….Kenya Power has rolled out a countrywide campaign to weed out illegal connections and curb theft of electricity.

The campaign which began today at Imara Daima estate in Nairobi, was jointly conducted by Kenya Power staff and security agencies including the police and Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officers.

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Power outage in Marsabit Town

Nairobi, November 29, 2019……Electricity supply in parts of Marsabit was interrupted yesterday after the main generator serving the County failed.

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Kenya Power rolls out campaign to enhance customer satisfaction and revenue protection

11th November 2019….Kenya Power has rolled out a campaign aimed at increasing customer satisfaction and enhancing the Company’s revenue protection initiatives. The campaign, dubbed ‘Know Your Meter’ kicked off today and will run for a period of two months.

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Press Release - Bernard Ngugi appointed Managing Director & CEO

Nairobi, October 29, 2019…….The Kenya Power Board of Directors has appointed Bernard Ngugi as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

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Power Supply Restored to Affected Customers

Nairobi, October 2, 2019……We are glad to report that electricity supply has been restored in several areas following power outages caused by the windstorm that struck Nairobi and some parts of the country yesterday evening.

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Two vandals sentenced to 25 years imprisonment each

Nairobi, July 31, 2018……. A Mumias court has sentenced two vandals to 25 years imprisonment each after they were found guilty of stealing and vandalising transformers. The sentence has no provision for fine.

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Kenya Power enhances capacity at Garissa substation

 

Nairobi, 13 May 2019..……Kenya Power has installed a 2.5MVA transformer at the Garissa substation to enhance its capacity and ensure enough supply to Garissa town and its environs. 

 

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Services restored as system upgrade is completed

Nairobi, 10 April 2019…  The Kenya Power’s prepaid system upgrade that was taking place from yesterday, Tuesday 9th April to Wednesday, 10th April, was completed successfully and services restored by 10am today, the company said.   

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