Press Releases

6,000 Narok residents to get electricity this year

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.

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AfDB lends Shs.13 billion for power connections initial phase

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.

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One million Kenyans to get power connection this 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.

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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.

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Shs.16 million Makutano ma Mwala - Kithimani power line commissioned

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.

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Homa Bay County industrialisation plans

Monday 4th July, 2014

Homa Bay Governor, Mr Cyprian Awiti says his administration has ambitious plans to set up fish based industries in the County, noting that the region fronted 80 percent of Lake Victoria.

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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.

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Shs.50 million to improve electricity supply in Westlands and Parklands

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.

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Stima Loan to help 300,000 connect to electricity

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.

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Shs.100 million to improve Kisumu’s power supply

12th July, 2014

Kenya Power will spend Shs.100 million this weekend in a project aimed at improving the quality of power supply in Kisumu, the Company’s Managing Director and CEO, Dr. Ben Chumo has said.

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Kenya Power ups Coast power upgrade

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.

 

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Kenya Power earns Shs.1 billion from fibre optic business

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.

 

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