Press Releases

Kenya Power to use insulated electricity cables for Nairobi’s leafy areas

Nairobi, August 15th 2015

National electricity distributor, Kenya Power, has begun replacing bare electricity conductors with insulated ones to minimise power interruptions in Nairobi’s leafy suburbs.

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Most affected areas back on supply, Hurlingham and Langata to be reconnected

13th August, 2015

Kenya Power says it has managed to restore power to most of Nairobi estates affected by this morning fire outbreak in Fuata Nyayo slum which damaged a section of one of the city’s high voltage power line.

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Slum fire damages power lines, causes blackout in Nairobi West

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

A mysterious fire has damaged high voltage electricity lines in Fuata Nyayo slum near Nairobi’s South B Estate causing power outages in parts of the city, Kenya Power has reported.

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Kenya Power signs power purchase agreements for 76 MW additional capacity

Nairobi, 12th August, 2015

National electricity distributor, Kenya Power, has signed power purchase agreements with locallyowned
electricity generators Akiira Geothermal Limited and Kleen Energy Limited that will see the
development of geothermal and mini hydro plants totaling 76 MW.

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Kenya Power signs 100 MW power purchase agreement for Kipeto wind energy

Kenya Power signs 100 MW power purchase agreement for Kipeto wind energy

Nairobi, 28th July, 2015
KPLC signs 100 MW power purchase agreement for Kipeto wind energy
Kenya Power and Kipeto Power Limited have signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for development of a 100 megawatt wind energy project in Oldonyo Narok near Kiserian, Kajiado County.

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Shs.70 million to improve electricity supply in Kisii Town

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Kenya Power will spend Shs.70 million in a week-long exercise to improve power supply in Kisii County and its environs. The refurbished power network will offer better quality and reliable power to the area and support social and economic activities.


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Kenya Power Business Performance


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Following the recent formal launch of the Last Mile Connectivity Project by His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenya Power wishes to update the public on the project’s progress.

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Last Mile Connectivity Schedule Released

Kenya Power today released a countrywide schedule of the areas that will benefit from the first phase of Last Mile Project was recently launched by the Presiden

Five suspects in court for rerouting a power line

04th  May, 2015

Five people were arraigned in Milimani court this morning after they were caught illegally rerouting a power line at Mutindwa area in Nairobi’s Umoja Estate.

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Local investors urged to participate in mega electrification project

Thursday, 28th April, 2015


Kenya Power is urging local manufacturers to participate in the supply of materials for the implementation of the multi-billion Last Mile Connectivity Project, the Company’s Managing Director and CEO, Dr Ben Chumo has said.

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Nairobi’s street lighting project to be completed in May

27th April, 2015
The initial phase of the Nairobi street lighting project which entails rehabilitation of existing infrastructure will be completed by end of May this year, Kenya Power’s Managing Director and CEO, Dr Ben Chumo, has said.

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KPLC intensifies revenue collection to recover Shs.3.9B accrued debt

Friday, 17th April, 2015

Kenya Power will employ over 500 students to reinforce its meter reading teams even as the Company intensifies plans to its meter inspection exercise beginning next week.

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Press Release - Local investors urged to manufacture electrical materials

Kenya Power is seeking to engage local manufacturers in procuring project materials within the country to create jobs and help minimise expenditure outflows, the Company’s Managing Director and CEO, Dr Ben Chumo has said.

Payment of Electricity Bill Arrears

Kenya Power wishes to inform its customers that teams from the Company will conduct a countrywide disconnection of all accounts in arrears.

Stima Investment to buy a 40% stake in a wind power generation project

Tuesday, 16th March, 2015


Stima Investment Limited is planning to raise Shs.240 million from its members to buy a 40% stake at locally-owned Oldonyat Wind Power Project, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Nelson Irungu, has said.

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