09th October, 2014
The government has kicked off a Shs.10 billion initiative to promote a 24 hour economy by rehabilitating street lights in Nairobi City County.
Kenya Power will implement a Government plan to procure and distribute 24,500 solar lanterns that will benefit 13 counties in arid and semi-arid areas, the Company’s Deputy Manager for Off-Grid Power Stations, Eng. Henry Gichungi has revealed.
Monday, 06th October, 2014
Two men were today arraigned in Nairobi’s Milimani Court for allegedly obtaining a total of Shs.230,000 from Kenya Power customers by false pretense.
22nd September 2014
Kenya Power has negotiated with various financial institutions to provide credit to Kenyans to enable them connect electricity to their homes and businesses, the firm’s Managing Director and CEO Dr Ben Chumo has said.
2nd September 2014
Narok County Deputy Governor, Mrs Everline Aruasa, speaks at a Kenya Power substation in the Narok town yesterday when Kenya Power staff conducted an exercise to upgrade the power network, as the Company’s Managing Director, Dr Ben Chumo, listens. Kenya Power installed new conductors on lines and built additional lines at a cost of Shs.60 million to improve reliability to the county renown for its tourism attractions.
Saturday, 30th August, 2014
Kenya Power will connect 6,000 Narok residents with electricity as part of the Company’s ambitious plan to connect one million additional customers this financial year, the Company’s Managing Director & CEO, Dr. Ben Chumo has said.
Monday, 25th August, 2014
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed a USD150 million loan (approximately Shs.13 billion) to the government to finance part of the one million new electricity connections target announced by Kenya Power for this financial year.
Sunday, 24th August, 2014
Kenya Power plans to connect one million additional customers to the national grid this financial year representing 36% growth in its customer base, the Company’s Managing Director & CEO. Dr. Ben Chumo has revealed.
Sunday, 10th August, 2014
Kenyans will benefit from approximately 47% reduction in electricity prices in the next three years owing to increased generation from cheaper sources of power, Principal Secretary for Energy and Petroleum, Eng. Joseph Njoroge, has said.
Friday, August 8th 2014
Kenya Power has commissioned a newly constructed power line along Makutano ma Mwala – Kithimani Road in Machakos County completed at a total cost of Shs.16 million.
Monday, 28th July, 2014
Kenya is negotiating a Shs.60 billion loan from African Development Bank (ADB) to finance an ambitious plan to expand the country’s electricity access from the current 32% to 70% in five years.
Friday, 25th July, 2014
Kenya Power will this weekend conduct a massive exercise to rehabilitate power equipment and network serving Nairobi’s commercial and social hubs of Westlands, Parklands and Loresho areas that will cost the Company Shs.50 million.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.