Kenyans have this evening received had news after Kenya Power and Lighting Company announced tomorrow's scheduled power interruption which will affect many parts of the country. The latest announcement comes a few days after KPLC assured Kenyans that they will receive continuous supply of power. The recent breakdown of four power towers in Imara Daima caused a Nation wide power interruption which left many households in darkness.
The Kenya Power and Lighting company is an Organisation in Kenya in charge of electricity supply across the country.They do a number of various functions which include electricity system control,collection of electricity bills,rectifying electricity breakdown among other duties.The body also work hand in hand with the government of Kenya to ensure that Kenyans who use the electricity are in safety.This is done through creation of public awareness and educations on safety and precautions that should be adhered to when using electricity.
There is a widespread power outage across the country on Tuesday, January 11 and this has prompted Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) to respond after consumers demanded to know what could be the problem. In a statement issued to the press, Kenya Power stated that the outage was caused after there was a problem at the Kiambere Embakasi power line at 10.45 am leaving most Kenyans in the dark with some complaining of losses. This comes at a time after the government through the Ministry of Energy announced
Kenya Power and Lighting Company, commonly referred to as Kenya Power or KPLC, is a public liability company which transmits, distributes and retails electricity to customers throughout. Apart from the distribution of power and all other services, the Kenya power and lighting company is also mandated to regularly make it's maintainance on the power supply to ensure that the consumers have continuous flow of services. Due to this reason, the Kenya power and lighting company has issued a uniform alert to all
Engineers from Kenya power and lighting company at work in a previous photo. Photo Courtesy. Utility firm Kenya power and lighting company (KPLC) has come under sharp focus following a power outage that affected almost all parts of the country, a situation that triggered complains among consumers. The outage that was caused by collapsed high power supply bases in Nairobi county left many parts of the country in the dark as engineers grappled to deal with the emergency. And now, the utility company has come out
Earlier today, on Jan 11,2022, The Kenya Power and Lighting Company through a press statement stated that the frequent power blackouts around Kenya was as a result of a high voltage power transmission line in Embakasi that had collapsed. The High Voltage power transmission line is situated in Kiambere, Embakasi Division. This has caused major power blackouts around Nairobi and as far as Bomet. The transmission line was said to have fallen at a round 10.45 am in the morning. In a statement by KPLC, the firm said
Photo Courtesy Kenyans living in various areas of Nairobi County woke up to some power outage which has led to some huge losses in various businesses that depend on electricity. The Kenya Power and Lightning Company (KPLC) later on explained that there might have been some technical problems at one of their plants in Nairobi. According to the Kenya Power and Lightning Company, the power outage has been brought about by the collapse of the towers on the Kiambere Embakasi High voltage transmission power line.
Kenya Power Lightening Company this evening through their social media handle (Twitter) have announce places that will face a very long electricity blackout on Thursday 18, October from morning hours up to noon hours so as to allow KPLC personnels Carry out the grid maintenance. Kenya Power Lighting Company is a public corporation that owns all the electricity supply assets in Kenya and it is also the only licensed company which is responsible for sale of power in the country.
Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) grilled 18 officials at the Kenya Power Company among them five senior officers over the collapse of four towers in the Nairobi-Kiambere Power transmission line. The DCI senior officials grilled by the DCI were: the Acting General Manager, Network Management, Chief Engineer Transmission countrywide, Countrywide Management Security Service Unit, the chief security officer Nairobi Region and a technician.
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) questioned 18 Kenya Power Company officials, including five senior officers, about the collapse of four towers on the Nairobi-Kiambere Power transmission line. The Acting General Manager, Network Management, Chief Engineer Transmission nationwide, Countrywide Management Security Service Unit, the Chief Security Officer Nairobi Region, and a technician were among the DCI high executives examined by the DCI.
Kenya power and lighting company (KPLC) has announced power outages in some parts of Nairobi. Through the company's customer care Facebook page, the company gave detailed information on the affected areas. According to the company, a 220 Kilo-volt Suswa power line which evacuated power to Athi river has developed mechanical problems. This resulted in power outages in areas such as the Central Business District, Embakasi, Kilimani, Hurlingham, Syokimau, Athi River, Kitengela and Mlolongo. The page summarized
Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) has issued an update on power restoration following Tuesday power outage in the country. (Photo, Courtesy) In a press statement by KPLC, the company has noted that power supply has been restored in some parts of the country. Among the regions which power has been restored to include Nairobi, West Kenya, North Rift, South Nyanza, Central Rift. KPLC has further stated that it is working to reconnect other areas that are still experiencing power outage following the Tuesday
Electricity is very important to the economy of the country. Most industries use electricity to operate and its failure may lead to huge losses to the countries economy and individual investors. Moreso the Juakali industries suffers a big blow when there is a power failure.Most Kenyans earn a leaving due to the presence of power in their areas of work. Business operators rely on electricity to run in most cases. Today at around 10.45 am the Kenya Power and Lighting Company has reported a power outage. This has
The Ministry of energy confirmed that Kenya power should reduce electricity cost by 15%. Kenya Power has been trending on Twitter for the last 24 hours. It will be a long day for all Nairobi residents who rely on electricity to perform their daily activities. This is due to the wide power outage within the city. Lights went off around 11:00 pm and Kenya power confirmed the reason for the outage. "We have lost power supply due to collapsed towers at the Kiambere. Embakasi high voltage transmission power line
Several high profile politicians and leaders have joined in asking for the Kenya Power and Lighting Company to compansate Kenyans for the loss they experienced on Tuesday. Among them is Alinuur Mohamed who is a top Nairobi politicos. The politician-cum businessman wants the power supply agency to compensate power consumers for what he calls frequent outages that the country experience.
Earlier on Tuesday morning, the whole of the country received power outage which hindered various activities especially in businesses. The power black out stayed for more than two hours. Amidst the quagmire, electricity giant, Kenya Power and Lighting Company has come out to break silence on the matter. Photo: Courtesy According to a press release from the company, the outage occurred due to the collapse of towers at Kiambere-Embakasi at 10:45 am on Tuesday morning. It soon dispatched a team of engineers to
Kenya Power has issued a statement over the recent power blackout in various parts of the country. “Power supply has now been restored to all parts of the country except Garissa, Mwingi and Kitui which are expected to be back on by 6pm,” Kenya Power said. Earlier, Kenya Power and Lighting Company had assured Kenyans that engineers were working to ensure that the electrical power return as soon as possible. This is after several parts of the country ran out of steam on Tuesday morning after some of their
Most parts of the country are now under blackout which has been caused by a pilon falling and which is responsible for transmitting high voltage to the believers main headquarters in Nairobi. The situation has caught those depending in electricity in agony forcing them to use generators and solar panels which is not so efficient as they say The Kenya power lighting company is aware of the situation and is working to restore power to keep the country running as usual as the country is now dependent on electricity
On the 11th of January 2022 at about 10.50 am there was a power blackout that swept throughout the country. Image courtesy The Kenya Power and Lighting Company issued a press release on the powered outage. The loss of powered supply was due to collapsed towers on the Kiambere-Embakasi high voltage transmission power line.
Meteorologist Ben Terry of KPLC TV-7 in Louisiana, USA. PHOTO: @BenTerryKPLC/Twitter An American weather journalist with the KPLC TV-7 found himself in the thick of online uproar following nationwide power outage in Kenya that rocked the entire country on Tuesday. Ben Terry, a meteorologist took to Twitter to notify netizens that he was not associated with Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) amid a surge in Kenyan followers.Instead, he encouraged Kenyans to like weather updates for Southwest Louisiana.