Press Releases

Seven arrested for electricity theft in Nairobi

 

 April 8th 2016

Seven people have been arrested in Nairobi for illegal power connections in an ongoing campaign by Kenya Power to weed out illegal connections and boost revenue collection.

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Technical hitch at Kiambere causes power outage in Coast Region

We wish to report that power supply to Coast region has been disrupted following a technical hitch which occurred at an electrical equipment in Kiambere affecting a high voltage transmission line linking Nairobi and Coast. Our engineers are on site working to repair the fault which occurred at last night in order to restore power affected areas including Mombasa, Malindi, Lamu, Kwale and their environs. It is projected that full repairs will take approximately two hours. The Management of KPLC regrets any inconvenience caused by the outage.

Shs.400 million to boost electricity supply in Machakos County

January 5th 2016

The quality of power supply to the residents of Machakos County is set to greatly improve following a massive exercise by national electricity distributor Kenya Power to rehabilitate the power equipment and network serving the area at a cost of Shs.400 million.

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KPLC AND AFD SIGN A 56 MILLION EURO (6 BILLION KENYAN SHILLING) FINANCING AGREEMENT FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF KENYA POWER’S DISTRIBUTION

KPLC AND AFD SIGN A 56 MILLION EURO (6 BILLION KENYAN SHILLING) FINANCING AGREEMENT FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF KENYA POWER’S DISTRIBUTION MASTERPLAN

Kenya Power Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Ben CHUMO, together with the Regional Director of AFD Nairobi Office, Mr. Yves BOUDOT, in the presence of the French Ambassador to Kenya, H.E. Mr. Rémi MARECHAUX, have today signed a financing agreement for the provision by AFD of a 56 M€ loan to Kenya Power.

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KPLC awards contracts for implementation of the Last Mile Project

Nairobi, 10th December, 2015

National electricity distributor, Kenya Power, today signed 11 agreements with contractors to pave way for full implementation of the Last Mile Connectivity Project in January 2015.

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Nairobi Increased sales bolster Kenya Power’s annual pre-tax profits

October 30th 2015, Nairobi

Kenya Power’s pre-tax profits for the financial year July 2014 to June 2015 rose to Shs.12.254 billion shillings from Shs.11.016 billion recorded during the previous fiscal period.

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