About Kenya Power
Being the only company of its kind in Kenya, we take the job of bringing power to the people seriously.
We are in the business of power supply and hence its distribution to homes and business to ensure smooth running of day-to-day activities. Kenya Power is responsible for ensuring that there is adequate line capacity to maintain supply and quality of electricity across the country. The interconnected network of transmission and distribution lines cover about 49,818 kilometers.
Kenya Power owns and operates most of the electricity transmission and distribution system in the country and sells electricity to over 6.2 million customers (as at July 15, 2017).
The Company’s key mandate is to plan for sufficient electricity generation and transmission capacity to meet demand; building and maintaining the power distribution and transmission network and retailing of electricity to its customers.
The Government has a controlling stake at 50.1% of shareholding with private investors at 49.9%. Kenya Power is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange.