Press Releases

Kenya Power to invest KShs.1.63 billion to boost electricity supply in North Rift region

Nairobi, June 19th 2018……. Kenya Power has set aside KShs.1.63 billion to finance various projects aimed at strengthening the distribution network in North Rift region, to provide adequate and reliable power supply.

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Kenya Power to invest KShs.1.63 billion to boost electricity supply in North Rift region

Nairobi, June 19th 2018……. Kenya Power has set aside KShs.1.63 billion to finance various projects aimed at strengthening the distribution network in North Rift region, to provide adequate and reliable power supply.

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Electricity Supply to City Hall disconnected over unpaid bills

Nairobi, 7th June 2018……. Kenya Power has disconnected electricity supply to City Hall over unpaid bills amounting to Shs.990 million.

 

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Kenya Power announces new corporate structure to drive business growth

Nairobi, May 28th 2018……. Kenya Power has reorganised its corporate structure for improved customer service and effective management operations in line with its new business growth strategy.  

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Kenya Power to blacklist contractors for shoddy work

Nairobi, Thursday 24th May 2018......Kenya Power is in the process of blacklisting contractors for various projects for substandard work, failure to submit proper documentation and in certain cases interfering with the tendering process. 

 

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Kenya Power to improve electricity supply in Western Region

Nairobi, May 14th 2018……. Kenya Power will spend KShs.1.5 billion to implement various projects aimed at improving power supply in Kisumu and the wider Western and Southern Nyanza region.

 

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Power lines swept away in Solai, Nakuru County

Nairobi, May 10th 2018…. Solai dam in Nakuru County burst its banks last night and the raging waters from the dam left a trail of death and destruction. Among the infrastructure destroyed by the water were power lines.

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Lamu Power Outage

Nairobi, May 8th, 2018….. This morning a fault developed on the 32kV line supplying power to Lamu from Kakuyuni leading to an outage.

Our teams are currently working to establish the cause of the fault and address it in order to restore supply.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this incident.

For more information, contact:

The Corporate Communications Department, Kenya Power

Tel.: 0711 031 975

E-mail: CorporateComms@kplc.co.ke

 

Kenya leads East Africa peers in access to electricity

Nairobi, May 8th 2018……. Electricity access rate in Kenya is the highest in East Africa according to the latest report from the World Bank tracking global achievements in sustainable energy for all.

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Kenya Power to enhance partnership with KAM to lower manufacturers’ energy costs

Nairobi, April 12th 2018……. Kenya Power has renewed its commitment to partner with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) to carry out regular energy audits among manufacturers to maximise production efficiency.

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Kenya Power cracks down on illegal connections in Tassia Estate

Nairobi, April 4, 2018…….Kenya Power has today disconnected electricity supply to more than 20 flats in Nairobi’s Tassia Estate in an operation aimed at stamping out illegal electricity connections.

 

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Enhancing supply quality to support manufacturing

Nairobi, March 22, 2018…Kenya Power is keen on enhancing service delivery to large power consumers in a bid to promote the manufacturing sector and encourage a 24-hour economy.

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Kenya Power begins operation to clear its wayleaves

Nairobi, March 15th 2018……. Kenya Power yesterday launched Operation Ondokea Laini which will entails the demolition of illegal structures that have encroached on its wayleaves in Nairobi. Operation Ondokea Laini is being carried out under the auspices of the Multi-Sectoral Consultative Committee on Unsafe Structures constituted by the government to minimize fatalities caused by collapsed buildings.

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Two vandals sentenced to 10 years imprisonment

Nairobi, February 8, 2018.......An Eldoret court has sentenced two suspects to 10 years imprisonment each after they were found guilty of stealing and vandalising transformers.
 

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Update: Technical hitch causes power outage in various parts of the country

A technical hitch emanating from our transmission system has led to loss of electricity to parts of the country this evening. 
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System disturbance causes power blackout in Nairobi and other areas - 09-01-2018

A power system disturbance has led to loss of electricity supply to some parts of Nairobi and adjacent areas.

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Kenya Power employee released on KShs.2 million bond for vandalism

Nairobi, January 31, 2017……. A Marimanti court has granted a Kenya Power employee and one other suspect KShs.2 million bond each with no option of cash bail for vandalism of conductors at Tunyai area, Tharaka Nithi county.

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Armed police officer, three other suspects arrested for vandalism

Nairobi, December 15, 2017……. A police officer attached to Kitengela Police station was arraigned in Mavoko Law Courts today for the offence of vandalising a high transmission (HT) cable at Athi River.

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Prepaid meters, conductors and service cables recovered in security operations

Nairobi, November 15, 2017…….Twelve wooden poles, 1,800 metres of conductors and 360 metres of service cable were yesterday recovered at Kiplombe and Chembulet areas in Uasin Gishu County as Kenya Power intensified crack down on illegal electricity connections.

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Kenya Power donates Sh8 Million to support needy students

Nairobi, 13th October 2017……Kenya Power has enhanced its partnership with both Starehe Girls and Boys Centres by boosting its Education Endowment Fund for the two schools to Sh8 million.

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Kenya Power signs contracts for implementation of the Last Mile Connectivity Project

Nairobi, November 8, 2017……. Kenya Power has today signed a total of 23 contracts for the implementation of the Last Mile Connectivity Project (LMCP) funded by both the African Development Bank and the World Bank.

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One sentenced to death, several arrested in security operations

Nairobi, October 12, 2017…….A man has been sentenced to death by the Nyeri Principal Magistrate Court for vandalising a transformer and violently robbing customers.

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Three arrested, equipment recovered in security operations

Nairobi, October 6, 2017…….Three people were arrested yesterday as Kenya Power intensified security operations to stamp out vandalism, illegal connections and other crimes undermining electricity distribution.

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