Press Releases

Update: Technical hitch causes power outage in various parts of the country

A technical hitch emanating from our transmission system has led to loss of electricity to parts of the country this evening. 
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System disturbance causes power blackout in Nairobi and other areas - 09-01-2018

A power system disturbance has led to loss of electricity supply to some parts of Nairobi and adjacent areas.

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Kenya Power employee released on KShs.2 million bond for vandalism

Nairobi, January 31, 2017……. A Marimanti court has granted a Kenya Power employee and one other suspect KShs.2 million bond each with no option of cash bail for vandalism of conductors at Tunyai area, Tharaka Nithi county.

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Armed police officer, three other suspects arrested for vandalism

Nairobi, December 15, 2017……. A police officer attached to Kitengela Police station was arraigned in Mavoko Law Courts today for the offence of vandalising a high transmission (HT) cable at Athi River.

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Prepaid meters, conductors and service cables recovered in security operations

Nairobi, November 15, 2017…….Twelve wooden poles, 1,800 metres of conductors and 360 metres of service cable were yesterday recovered at Kiplombe and Chembulet areas in Uasin Gishu County as Kenya Power intensified crack down on illegal electricity connections.

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Kenya Power donates Sh8 Million to support needy students

Nairobi, 13th October 2017……Kenya Power has enhanced its partnership with both Starehe Girls and Boys Centres by boosting its Education Endowment Fund for the two schools to Sh8 million.

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Kenya Power signs contracts for implementation of the Last Mile Connectivity Project

Nairobi, November 8, 2017……. Kenya Power has today signed a total of 23 contracts for the implementation of the Last Mile Connectivity Project (LMCP) funded by both the African Development Bank and the World Bank.

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One sentenced to death, several arrested in security operations

Nairobi, October 12, 2017…….A man has been sentenced to death by the Nyeri Principal Magistrate Court for vandalising a transformer and violently robbing customers.

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Three arrested, equipment recovered in security operations

Nairobi, October 6, 2017…….Three people were arrested yesterday as Kenya Power intensified security operations to stamp out vandalism, illegal connections and other crimes undermining electricity distribution.

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Kenya Power customers increasingly preferring social media for engagement

Nairobi, October 4, 2017……Kenya Power customers are steadily adopting social media for engagement with the Company, shifting away from a tradition where they preferred calling or visiting the offices to get their issues addressed.

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Technical fault at Kipevu substation causes power outage in Mombasa island

Tuesday, September 26, 2017…….A technical fault occurred at a Kipevu substation in Mombasa causing a power outage affecting Mombasa City and its environs.  

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PRESS RELEASE: Man jailed for 15 years for vandalizing a transformer

Nairobi, September 11, 2017: A Kibera court sentenced Stanley Kiiru Gitau to 15 years in jail or a fine of Kshs6 million for vandalizing a transformer. Three other co-suspects were jailed for 10 years each or a fine of Kshs5 million fine. 

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