A large percentage of population in Kenya depend on electricity in their day to day activities such that when their is power shortage, many operations are disrupted which could even lead to losses or damages.
However, power rationing or shortage cannot be avoided in Kenya. This is because we depend on one monopolistic parastatal to see the light in darkness.
Kenya Power and Lightning Company (KPLC) is the only supplier of electricity in the country. Whenever there will be power shortage in various places across the country, they issue a notice earlier through their social media handles so that the people could prepare themselves.
According to a post on their page today, several areas will experience power blackout tomorrow on Wednesday due to maintanance that will be ongoing on those specific places.
To see whether you will be affected by the planned maintanance, the following areas will experience blackout;
However, private sectors through solar energy systems have dealt KPLC major blow as they are more dependable than them in providing lighting solutions making most people turn to them as their main or supplement sources of power.
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