Press Releases

Eight arrested in weekend security operation

Nairobi, July 10, 2017…….Eight people were arrested over the weekend following enhanced operations launched by Kenya Power security team to stamp out illegal lines and theft of power distribution equipment.

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Kenya Power to reduce customer connection timeline to ease investment

Nairobi, June 19, 2017…..Kenya Power is targeting to bring down the timeline for connecting new commercial customers to less than two months.

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Kenya Power to prioritise education in Corporate Social Investment (CSI)

Nairobi, June 16, 2017…..Kenya Power will spend 60 per cent of its CSI budget in promoting education programs across the country.

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Speech - Underground Cabling project - 13.06.2017

SPEECH NOTES BY THE AG. MANAGING DIRECTOR & CEO, DR. KEN TARUS, DURING A MEDIA BRIEFING TOUR OF THE UNDERGROUND CABLING PROJECT TO UPGRADE & REINFORCE NAIROBI CITY CENTRE NETWORK – TUES.13/06/17

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Four arrested in a security operation in Eldoret

Nairobi, May 29, 2017…….Four people were arrested in Eldoret over the weekend as Kenya Power enhanced crackdown on illegal lines and theft of power distribution equipment.

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KPLC staff, five others arrested in crackdown on illegal lines

Nairobi, May 8, 2017…….Six people, among them a Kenya Power employee, were arrested in various parts of the country over the weekend as the Company enhanced crackdown on illegal lines and theft of power distribution equipment.

 

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Kenya Power confirms 5.9 Million customers connected to the grid

Nairobi, March 20, 2017…..Kenya Power has confirmed that 5.9 million customers have been connected to the grid to date through ongoing government-led national electrification programmes.

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Energy Journalism Excellence Award launched in Nairobi

Nairobi, March 9, 2017…The Principal Secretary, State Department of Energy, Dr. Eng. Joseph K. Njoroge has today officially launched the third edition of the Energy Journalism Excellence Awards (EJEA).

 

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Fallen tree damages power line in Westlands - 11th January, 2017

A tree this afternoon fell on a power line in the Westlands area of Nairobi affecting power supply on Rhapta road, Riverside Drive and parts of Kileleshwa area.

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Fallen tree that damaged power line in Westlands affecting power supply on Rhapta road, Riverside Drive and parts of Kileleshwa area.

Fallen tree that damaged power line in Westlands affecting power supply on Rhapta road, Riverside Drive and parts of Kileleshwa area.

A tree this afternoon fell on a power line in the Westlands area of Nairobi affecting power supply on Rhapta road, Riverside Drive and parts of Kileleshwa area.

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APPOINTMENT OF DR. KEN TARUS AS THE AG. MANAGING DIRECTOR & CEO - January 04, 2017, Nairobi:

The Kenya Power Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ken Tarus as the Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company with effect from today (4th January 2017).

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Prepaid meters, conductors recovered in operations to track down theft of power

Nairobi, December 7, 2016……. Thirteen prepaid and four postpaid meters were recovered at Tulienge, Namang’oflo, Machakha and Kibindoi areas within Bungoma County, in an operation carried out by Kenya Power security team.

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