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.
20th January 2021….Kenya Power has rolled out a smart metering project that will benefit 55,000 customers in the Small and Medium Enterprise sector across the country.
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.
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.
12th August, 2020...Investigative agencies have this week arrested three employees and one customer for alleged involvement in fraudulent activities against the Company...
24th July 2020…. Kenya Power has partnered with Safaricom to enable its customers pay for electricity through Bonga Points.
Nairobi, 29th May 2020
Two suspected vandals were arrested yesterday with electrical equipment belonging to Kenya Power.
Nairobi, May 09, 2020 …
Update 2, Time: 1.40pm
Kenya Power has managed to restore power supply to most parts of the country.
Nairobi, May 09, 2020 … Investigations are still ongoing to conclusively establish the cause of the nationwide power outage which occurred this morning.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nairobi, November 29, 2019……Electricity supply in parts of Marsabit was interrupted yesterday after the main generator serving the County failed.
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.
Nairobi, October 29, 2019…….The Kenya Power Board of Directors has appointed Bernard Ngugi as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
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.
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.
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.