Press Releases

Bringing Electricity to Kenya’s Slums: Hard Lessons Lead to Great Gains

http://www.worldbank.org/energy After years of struggle, Kenya’s national utility has found a way to bring safe, reliable and affordable electricity to the country’s poorest neighborhoods. #EndEnergyPoverty

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Kenya Power to use insulated electricity cables for Nairobi’s leafy areas

Nairobi, August 15th 2015

National electricity distributor, Kenya Power, has begun replacing bare electricity conductors with insulated ones to minimise power interruptions in Nairobi’s leafy suburbs.

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Most affected areas back on supply, Hurlingham and Langata to be reconnected

13th August, 2015

Kenya Power says it has managed to restore power to most of Nairobi estates affected by this morning fire outbreak in Fuata Nyayo slum which damaged a section of one of the city’s high voltage power line.

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Slum fire damages power lines, causes blackout in Nairobi West

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

A mysterious fire has damaged high voltage electricity lines in Fuata Nyayo slum near Nairobi’s South B Estate causing power outages in parts of the city, Kenya Power has reported.

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Kenya Power signs power purchase agreements for 76 MW additional capacity

Nairobi, 12th August, 2015

National electricity distributor, Kenya Power, has signed power purchase agreements with locallyowned
electricity generators Akiira Geothermal Limited and Kleen Energy Limited that will see the
development of geothermal and mini hydro plants totaling 76 MW.

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Kenya Power signs 100 MW power purchase agreement for Kipeto wind energy

Kenya Power signs 100 MW power purchase agreement for Kipeto wind energy

Nairobi, 28th July, 2015
KPLC signs 100 MW power purchase agreement for Kipeto wind energy
Kenya Power and Kipeto Power Limited have signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for development of a 100 megawatt wind energy project in Oldonyo Narok near Kiserian, Kajiado County.

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Shs.70 million to improve electricity supply in Kisii Town

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Kenya Power will spend Shs.70 million in a week-long exercise to improve power supply in Kisii County and its environs. The refurbished power network will offer better quality and reliable power to the area and support social and economic activities.

 

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Kenya Power Business Performance

 

Click to view Kenya Power Business Performance - June 2015

https://youtu.be/OCePeD8s6CU