17th June 2016
…….Six people have been arrested for fraudulent consumption of electrical energy in the last two days following intensified surveillance by Kenya Power officials.
Some of the suspects are part of a wider gang that has taken advantage of the ongoing exercise to accelerate power connection to households across the country, thereby fraudulently acquiring money from unsuspecting members of the public in exchange for illegal connections.
Jared Muiruri and Kevin Momanyi Auma, who are part of a syndicate that constructs illegal lines, were arrested at Keragia area in Kenyenye Sub County of Kisii County yesterday and booked at Ogembo Police Station.
May 31, 2016
The High Court in Mombasa today granted a temporary injunction restraining the County Government of Mombasa from arresting, intimidating, threatening, or interfering with Kenya Power employees or agents engaged in the company’s business operations of distribution, retail, and supply of electric energy and way leaves maintenance.
May 20, 2016
Kenya Power is fighting a new wave of transformer vandalism at the Coast Region involving drug addicts.
Nairobi, May 16, 2016
Kenya Power will install 20 new transformers in North Coast by the end of June in a bid to stabilise electricity supply in the area and address frequent outages.
May 5, 2016
A middle aged man has been arrested for forging the identity of Kenya Power’s General Manager Human Resources and Administration to falsely offer unsuspecting persons employment.
April 29, 2016
Nearly 80 per cent of large power consumers have been connected to outdoor meters as Kenya
Power moves to deepen use of technology to enhance efficiency.
April 29, 2016
Three men have been sentenced to ten years in jail by a Nyahururu court for vandalizing a transformer.
Thursday, 28th April, 2016
Heavy rainstorms have this evening caused power interruption in most parts of Nairobi. The heavy rains that started late in the afternoon have interrupted electricity supply and distribution systems in parts of the city.
April 26, 2016
A middle-aged man was burnt to death by irate villagers in a failed attempt to vandalise a transformer at Gichocho in Ndumberi, Kiambu County.
April 20, 2016
Kenya Power contractors have been urged to ensure timely completion of projects while adhering to set safety standards.
Speaking to more than 400 low and medium voltage contractors at Stima Club, Kenya Power’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Ben Chumo also said that the company will no longer engage contractors who hold projects past the set completion dates.
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.
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.