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Power lines swept away in Solai, Nakuru County

Nairobi, May 10th 2018…. Solai dam in Nakuru County burst its banks last night and the raging waters from the dam left a trail of death and destruction. Among the infrastructure destroyed by the water were power lines.

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Lamu Power Outage

Nairobi, May 8th, 2018….. This morning a fault developed on the 32kV line supplying power to Lamu from Kakuyuni leading to an outage.

Our teams are currently working to establish the cause of the fault and address it in order to restore supply.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this incident.

For more information, contact:

The Corporate Communications Department, Kenya Power

Tel.: 0711 031 975



Kenya leads East Africa peers in access to electricity

Nairobi, May 8th 2018……. Electricity access rate in Kenya is the highest in East Africa according to the latest report from the World Bank tracking global achievements in sustainable energy for all.

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Kenya Power to enhance partnership with KAM to lower manufacturers’ energy costs

Nairobi, April 12th 2018……. Kenya Power has renewed its commitment to partner with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) to carry out regular energy audits among manufacturers to maximise production efficiency.

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Kenya Power cracks down on illegal connections in Tassia Estate

Nairobi, April 4, 2018…….Kenya Power has today disconnected electricity supply to more than 20 flats in Nairobi’s Tassia Estate in an operation aimed at stamping out illegal electricity connections.


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Enhancing supply quality to support manufacturing

Nairobi, March 22, 2018…Kenya Power is keen on enhancing service delivery to large power consumers in a bid to promote the manufacturing sector and encourage a 24-hour economy.

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Kenya Power begins operation to clear its wayleaves

Nairobi, March 15th 2018……. Kenya Power yesterday launched Operation Ondokea Laini which will entails the demolition of illegal structures that have encroached on its wayleaves in Nairobi. Operation Ondokea Laini is being carried out under the auspices of the Multi-Sectoral Consultative Committee on Unsafe Structures constituted by the government to minimize fatalities caused by collapsed buildings.

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Two vandals sentenced to 10 years imprisonment

Nairobi, February 8, 2018.......An Eldoret court has sentenced two suspects to 10 years imprisonment each after they were found guilty of stealing and vandalising transformers.

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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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