Kenya Power Records 53% Increase in Pretax Profits
Wednesday, 18th February, 2015
Kenya Power half year pretax profits for the period July to December 2014 rose by 52% to Shs.6.408 billion shillings from Shs.4.19 billion recorded compared to a similar period in the previous financial year.
Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) - October 2014
The Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) has been prepared by Environment and Social Unit, Safety, Health and Environment Department (SHE), Kenya Power, Nairobi.
Kenneth Marende named Chairman of the Kenya Power Board
05th January, 2015
Former speaker of the National Assembly, Mr. Kenneth Marende, was today elected the Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited.
Kenya Power to sell electricity to Rwanda
Kenya Power has entered into an agreement to sell 30MW of power to Rwanda. Kenya Power, Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (UETCL) and Rwanda Energy Group Limited (REG) have completed negotiations to facilitate the trade.
Coast Region to benefit from Shs.8.7 billion power substations project
Coast Region will be the biggest beneficiary from the 36 new substations to be constructed in various parts of the country beginning this year as part a project to modernise the electricity system.
Kenya Power receives Shs.17 billion loan for infrastructure development
19th November, 2014
National electricity distributor, Kenya Power, has contracted a USD190 million (Shs.17 billion) long-term loan from the Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) to implement infrastructural development projects.
Kenya Power Taps IBM Real Time Data Solutions to Improve Business Performance
Nairobi, Kenya – 12 November, 2014: East Africa's largest power distributor, Kenya Power, today announced the selection of IBM (NYSE: IBM) for an automated system that will provide a real time status of all business processes. This will enable Kenya Power to implement its strategic expansion plans.
Tender for the supply of earthing enhancement compound - Single Wire Earthing Return System (SWER project)
Electricity prices to come down, assures Eng. Njoroge
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.
Shs.60 billion to expand electricity access
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.
Kenya Power to spend Shs.1 bn to upgrade Nairobi industrial power supply
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.
Operation boresha stima viwandani launched
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.
Thika Town’s power supply gets boost
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.
Kenya Power to invest USD 600 million in power network
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.