Press Releases

New Elgeyo-Marakwet power line to be commissioned in November

4th November, 2014

Electricity supply in Elgeyo-Marakwet County is set to improve following plans to commission a new high voltage power line in November this year which is expected to cost the Company Shs.135 million.

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Upgrade project to reinforce power supply in Mombasa

Sunday, 26th October, 2014

Electricity customers in Mombasa will enjoy improved delivery of services from Kenya Power following two days of intensified reinforcing of the power distribution network. The work was carried out yesterday and today under the Boresha Umeme programme which the Company has undertaken in several parts of the country.

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Kitale’s Power Supply Gets Shs.120 Million Boost

October 18th 2014

The quality of power supply to the residents of Kitale is set to greatly improve following a massive exercise by Kenya Power to rehabilitate the power equipment and network serving the area’s commercial and social hubs at a cost of Shs.120 million.

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Fallen trees damage power lines in Nairobi

October 18th 2014

 

The rain storms that hit several parts of Nairobi and its environs yesterday left a trail of destruction on the power supply infrastructure and customers without electricity.

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Government releases Shs.381 million for Nairobi street lights project

Monday, 13th October, 2014

The Government has released Shs.381.2 million to Kenya Power to rehabilitate Nairobi’s street lights and help promote a 24 hour economy in the city, Kenya Power Managing Director and CEO, Dr. Ben Chumo has said.

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Shs.45 million upgrade project to stabilise power supply in Nairobi

Sunday, 12th October, 2014
Parts of Nairobi were without electricity this weekend as Kenya Power intensified its Boresha Umeme programme to rehabilitate power equipment and network in the city.

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Nairobi street lights project to usher in 24 hour economy initiative

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.

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Thirteen arid counties to benefit from solar lamp project

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.

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Electricity fraud suspects arraigned in court

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.

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Power demand forecasting programme launched

 1st  October, 2014

Kenya Power has launched a data gathering web portal that will help forecast the country’s electricity demand, enable timely power connections for prospective investors and enhance service delivery to large power consumers.

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Kenya Power supports counties’ growth

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.

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Photos - Narok Gets Connected


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.

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