Press Releases

Electricity customers to hit 3 million in a month, says Dr. Chumo

Wednesday, 3rd December, 2014
The country’s electricity consumers is rapidly growing with the total expected to hit three million by next month, Kenya Power Managing Director and CEO, Dr Ben Chumo has said.

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Coast Region to benefit from Shs.8.7 billion power substations project

Coast Region will be the biggest beneficiary from the 36 new substations to be constructed in various parts of the country beginning this year as part a project to modernise the electricity system.

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Kenya Power receives Shs.17 billion loan for infrastructure development

19th November, 2014

 

National electricity distributor, Kenya Power, has contracted a USD190 million (Shs.17 billion) long-term loan from the Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) to implement infrastructural development projects.

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Kenya Power Taps IBM Real Time Data Solutions to Improve Business Performance

Nairobi, Kenya – 12 November, 2014: East Africa's largest power distributor, Kenya Power, today announced the selection of IBM (NYSE: IBM) for an automated system that will provide a real time status of all business processes. This will enable Kenya Power to implement its strategic expansion plans.

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Shs.96 million to improve electricity supply in Kakamega

Saturday, 8th November, 2014
Quality of power supply in Kakamega is expected to improve as Kenya Power conducts a massive operation this weekend to rehabilitate power equipment and network serving the County that will cost the Company Shs.96 million.

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New Elgeyo-Marakwet power line to be commissioned in November

4th November, 2014

Electricity supply in Elgeyo-Marakwet County is set to improve following plans to commission a new high voltage power line in November this year which is expected to cost the Company Shs.135 million.

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Upgrade project to reinforce power supply in Mombasa

Sunday, 26th October, 2014

Electricity customers in Mombasa will enjoy improved delivery of services from Kenya Power following two days of intensified reinforcing of the power distribution network. The work was carried out yesterday and today under the Boresha Umeme programme which the Company has undertaken in several parts of the country.

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Kitale’s Power Supply Gets Shs.120 Million Boost

October 18th 2014

The quality of power supply to the residents of Kitale is set to greatly improve following a massive exercise by Kenya Power to rehabilitate the power equipment and network serving the area’s commercial and social hubs at a cost of Shs.120 million.

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Fallen trees damage power lines in Nairobi

October 18th 2014

 

The rain storms that hit several parts of Nairobi and its environs yesterday left a trail of destruction on the power supply infrastructure and customers without electricity.

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Government releases Shs.381 million for Nairobi street lights project

Monday, 13th October, 2014

The Government has released Shs.381.2 million to Kenya Power to rehabilitate Nairobi’s street lights and help promote a 24 hour economy in the city, Kenya Power Managing Director and CEO, Dr. Ben Chumo has said.

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Shs.45 million upgrade project to stabilise power supply in Nairobi

Sunday, 12th October, 2014
Parts of Nairobi were without electricity this weekend as Kenya Power intensified its Boresha Umeme programme to rehabilitate power equipment and network in the city.

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Nairobi street lights project to usher in 24 hour economy initiative

09th October, 2014
The government has kicked off a Shs.10 billion initiative to promote a 24 hour economy by rehabilitating street lights in Nairobi City County.

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