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Stima Loan to help 300,000 connect to electricity

22nd July, 2014

Kenya Power will receive Shs.3.6 billion (30 million Euros) from the French Development Agency (AFD) and the European Union (EU) to connect approximately 300,000 electricity customers through Stima Loan arrangement in the next four years.

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Shs.100 million to improve Kisumu’s power supply

12th July, 2014

Kenya Power will spend Shs.100 million this weekend in a project aimed at improving the quality of power supply in Kisumu, the Company’s Managing Director and CEO, Dr. Ben Chumo has said.

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Kenya Power ups Coast power upgrade

27th June, 2014
In recognition of the significance of the tourism industry to the country’s economy, Kenya Power is directing more resources towards revamping the electricity infrastructure in the Coast area to ease blackouts and improve quality of power supplied to customers, the firm’s Managing Director and CEO, Dr. Ben Chumo, said today.

 

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Kenya Power earns Shs.1 billion from fibre optic business

19th June, 2014

Kenya Power has generated a total of Shs.1billion from its fibre optic business in the last four years, the Company’s Chief Manager for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Eng. Samuel Ndirangu, has revealed.

 

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Kenya Power improves supply to Machakos County

12 June, 2014

Kenya Power has spent Shs.123 million to improve the quality of electricity supply to Machakos town, and Shs.14 million on a 33 kilometer street lighting system on the Kithimani-Makutano ma Mwala Road, currently under construction by the Machakos County Government.

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Transmission towers vandalised

6 June 2014

Two electricity transmission towers on a high voltage line emanating from Kamburu hydropower station collapsed today after vandals stole support bracings at Brookside area in Ruiru, Nairobi.

 

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Mombasa North power infrastructure upgraded

4th June, 2014

Electricity supply infrastructure in Nyali, Kisauni, Kongowea, Bamburi, Mtopanga and surrounding areas in Mombasa North got a shot in the arm today when hundreds of Kenya Power workers descended on the network to upgrade power lines, transformers and substations to reduce the occurrence of blackouts and also improve quality of supply.

 

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Power restored following major outage

Electricity to all parts of the country has been restored following a system breakdown emanating from the Coast Region that caused a major power outage affecting many parts of Nairobi, Mount Kenya and Coast Regions.

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Coast generation system causes major outage

26th May, 2014
A generation system breakdown emanating from the Coast Region has caused a major power blackout affecting many parts of Nairobi, Mount Kenya and Coast Regions. 

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New generation project to lower power costs

7.05.2014

Energy and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary, Mr Davies Chirchir has reasserted the government’s commitment to make Kenya an attractive and competitive investment destination in Africa. 

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Nairobi's Industrial Area power supply gets boost

11.05. 2014

 

Kenya Power today carried out a major operation within Industrial Area in Nairobi to improve the quality and reliability of power supply to customers in the area.

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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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Thika Town’s power supply gets boost

13.04.2014
The quality of power supply to the industries and residents of Thika town is set to greatly improve following the completion of a 66/11 kv substation with two 45 MVA transformers at Makongeni. The ultra-modern facility, constructed by Kenya Power at a total cost of Shs.642 million, has adequate capacity to accommodate additional power demand by existing industries who would like to expand their operations, as well as new industrial and commercial enterprises.

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Kenya Power to invest USD 600 million in power network

16.01.2014
The electricity distribution network will be strengthened to support heavy industrial and commercial use, with the injection of over USD 600 million in the next three years, Kenya Power Managing Director and CEO, Dr Ben Chumo said today.

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Kisumu high voltage power line collapses in heavy rain

03.01.2013

A heavy rain and wind storm that occurred at Ahero yesterday evening, pulled down four steel power pylons interrupting power supply to Kisumu City and environs.

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