Kenya Power partners with National Government Administration Officers to promote public electrical safety
28th October 2020…. Kenya Power has partnered with the National Government Administration Officers (NGAO) to enhance public awareness on the danger of unsafe use or accidental contact with electricity.
Kenya Power Enlists Support of Informal Settlement Communities to address illegal connections
Kenya Power relocates power lines to pave way for the Nairobi Expressway
24th September 2020…. Kenya Power has commenced the relocation of power lines between Mlolongo, Mombasa road and James Gichuru road to pave way for construction of the 27.1-kilometer-long Nairobi Expressway.
Kenya Power’s *977# USSD platform empowers customers to manage bills
26th August 2020…. Kenya Power has introduced a service, under the *977# USSD code, that will enable its prepaid and postpaid customers to manage their bills. Under the new service, the Company’s 1.8 million post-paid customers can now take advantage of the self-read option on *977# to submit their meter readings to get their actual monthly bills. Every month, customers who register for the self-read option will get a prompt asking them to submit their readings within the next 3 days.
Kenya Power steps up fight against fraud with employee, customer arrests
12th August, 2020...Investigative agencies have this week arrested three employees and one customer for alleged involvement in fraudulent activities against the Company...
Press Release- Kenya Power Safaricom partnership for Bonga Points
24th July 2020…. Kenya Power has partnered with Safaricom to enable its customers pay for electricity through Bonga Points.
Two suspects apprehended with vandalized electrical equipment
Nairobi, 29th May 2020
Two suspected vandals were arrested yesterday with electrical equipment belonging to Kenya Power.
Nationwide Outage: Power Supply Restored in Most Areas
Nairobi, May 09, 2020 …
Update 2, Time: 1.40pm
Kenya Power has managed to restore power supply to most parts of the country.
KENYA POWER PARTNERS WITH THE NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE (NYS) IN KES.225 MILLION NETWORK DIGITIZATION EXERCISE
Nairobi, 1607, 2021 … 16/07/2021…Kenya Power has partnered with the National Youth Service (NYS) to fast-track the Facilities Database (FDB) digital platform data clean-up exercise to facilitate the digitization of the network, and provide the framework for the grid automation project.
Vandals destroy high-voltage underground cable in Nairobi
Nairobi, April 20, 2020 … Power supply in parts of Nairobi was interrupted early this morning after a section of high-voltage underground cable that provides electricity to the City Centre and its environs was vandalised last night.
Fallen trees damage power lines causing outages in parts of Nairobi
Nairobi, April 15, 2020
… Power supply has been disrupted in parts of Nairobi and its environs after the heavy rains this evening caused damages on the Kenya Power electricity network.
KPLC PRESS RELEASE - IMPLEMENTATION OF POWER BILL REDUCTION
24th Nairobi, Thursday, 16th December, 2021…His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta, in his speech marking Kenya’s 57th Jamhuri day, noted that as a result of the government pledge to bring down the cost of power by 30 per cent “the reduction of the cost of electricity will be implemented in two tranches of 15 per cent each; with the first 15 per cent, which will be achieved through initial actions focusing on system and commercial losses being reflected in the December bills, and a further 15 per cent reduction in the first quarter of 2022.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
KENYA POWER DIRECTOR RECOGNISED AMONG OUTSTANDING FEMALE EXECUTIVES IN THE AFRICAN OIL AND GAS SECTOR
Nairobi, 23/12/2021...Kenya Power’s Board member, Eng. Elizabeth Rogo, has been recognised as one of 100 Outstanding Female Executives in the African Oil and Gas sector by the news and information website African Shapers.
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.