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.
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.
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.
Saturday, 8th November, 2014
Quality of power supply in Kakamega is expected to improve as Kenya Power conducts a massive operation this weekend to rehabilitate power equipment and network serving the County that will cost the Company Shs.96 million.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.