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ECONOMY-FINANCE

Prepare for a Long Electricity Blackout on Friday, Oct 8, if You Live in These Parts of the Country

The Kenya Power and Lighting Company has now come out clean and declared a special government project at inter-ministerial team that is expected to carry out an audit and ensure urgent and rapid reforms have been done in the ailing power supplier. The Cabinet Secretary of Interior Ministry Dr Fred Matiang’i is one of the members of the team that is expected to carry out the audit.

  2 months ago ago
Prepare for a Long Electricity Blackout on Friday, Oct 8, if You Live in These Parts of the Country

ECONOMY-FINANCE

KPLC Announces a Long Electricity Blackout on Monday, March 1, Check if You Will be Affected

There will be another long electricity interruption tomorrow.The blackout has been set by the Kenya Power and Lighting Company and they have posted the notice on their official social media accounts.

  9 months ago ago
KPLC Announces a Long Electricity Blackout on Monday, March 1, Check if You Will be Affected

ECONOMY-FINANCE

From ray of hope to source of pain: The story of Independent Power Producers

In the early 2000s, Independent Power Producers (IPPs) played a major role in stabilising the supply of electricity in the country. The companies stepped in to bridge the power generation gap resulting from years of underinvestment in the electricity industry by the State. Failure to adequately invest in power generation would plunge the country into darkness in 1999 and 2000, following a two-year drought that saw the country’s hydropower dams dry up.

  5 months ago ago
From ray of hope to source of pain: The story of Independent Power Producers

BUSINESS

Will Separation of Kenya Power And Independent Power Producers Bring Cheap Power?

The state’s incompetence that led to the signing up of private firms that build stations to supply power to Kenya Power (KPLC) is now, in the time of highest incompetence trying to do away with them.n support of the Independent Power Producers (IPPs) as they are called but KPLC saying that they want to terminate the contracts with them is a welcome move, but one fraught with dangers.By calling the current regime most highly incompetent, it begs the question how, a government which has been on a debt-binge

  1 year ago ago
Will Separation of Kenya Power And Independent Power Producers Bring Cheap Power?

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Kenya Power Could Be Auctioned By KRA.

Kenya Power could soon be auctioned by the tax collecting body Kenya Revenue Authority(KRA). The auctions comes as a result of unpaid taxes of transformers imported by Kenya Power. Kenya Revenue Authority has given Kenya Power 30 days to clear transformers imported seven years ago.

  4 months ago ago
Kenya Power Could Be Auctioned By KRA.