Press Releases

Kenya Power improves supply to Machakos County

12 June, 2014

Kenya Power has spent Shs.123 million to improve the quality of electricity supply to Machakos town, and Shs.14 million on a 33 kilometer street lighting system on the Kithimani-Makutano ma Mwala Road, currently under construction by the Machakos County Government.

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Transmission towers vandalised

6 June 2014

Two electricity transmission towers on a high voltage line emanating from Kamburu hydropower station collapsed today after vandals stole support bracings at Brookside area in Ruiru, Nairobi.

 

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Mombasa North power infrastructure upgraded

4th June, 2014

Electricity supply infrastructure in Nyali, Kisauni, Kongowea, Bamburi, Mtopanga and surrounding areas in Mombasa North got a shot in the arm today when hundreds of Kenya Power workers descended on the network to upgrade power lines, transformers and substations to reduce the occurrence of blackouts and also improve quality of supply.

 

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Power restored following major outage

Electricity to all parts of the country has been restored following a system breakdown emanating from the Coast Region that caused a major power outage affecting many parts of Nairobi, Mount Kenya and Coast Regions.

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Coast generation system causes major outage

26th May, 2014
A generation system breakdown emanating from the Coast Region has caused a major power blackout affecting many parts of Nairobi, Mount Kenya and Coast Regions. 

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New generation project to lower power costs

7.05.2014

Energy and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary, Mr Davies Chirchir has reasserted the government’s commitment to make Kenya an attractive and competitive investment destination in Africa. 

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Nairobi's Industrial Area power supply gets boost

11.05. 2014

 

Kenya Power today carried out a major operation within Industrial Area in Nairobi to improve the quality and reliability of power supply to customers in the area.

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Kenya Power to spend Shs.1 bn to upgrade Nairobi industrial power supply

7.05.2014

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. 

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Operation boresha stima viwandani launched

02.04.2014
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.

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Thika Town’s power supply gets boost

13.04.2014
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.

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Kenya Power to invest USD 600 million in power network

16.01.2014
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.

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