Kenya Power and Lighting Company os responsible to inform Kenyans concerning anything that affects their customers including their safety and also any scheduled electricity blackout. Today the Kenya Power and Lighting Company on the official verified twitter account have informed it's customers that a number of places will experience a very long electricity blackout.
The public transport sector is not an easy business to venture into. This is because it requires a lot of capital and patience to make somme profit out of it. When some people fail in the matatu industry, they prefer to go to taxis as it is believed to be more profitable.
Cooking gas prices hit a six-year high after the Treasury reintroduced a 16 percent value added tax (VAT) on the commodity, adding to the pain of costly energy like fuel and electricity. Cooking gas is known to be used by many Kenyans. Kenyans have this bitter news to swallow after the government imposed heavy taxes on them.
Do you know that all cooking log cylinders are cylindrical instead of any other shape? There are many shapes which Lpg cooking cylinders can be made from, such as rectangle, oval, square among others, but the big question which we should ask ourselves is why did the manufacturers of lpg cooking cylinders had to choose cylindrical shape.
Kenyans using gas cylinders as a source of energy for cooking has now a relief after a new friendly directive, which now allows them to replace their empty gas cylinders with any other refilled brand was reached today. The directive was reached by members of the Energy Dealers Association (EDA) after they held a meeting to easen the market conditions for their consumers.
Due to the new directive on gases consumers have to smile since they are now allowed to refill empty gas cylinders with any other refilled brand. This came out after the members of the Energy Dealers Association(EDA) were allowed to exchange the empty gas cylinders with other brands since the size is the same and all the containers are fitted with similar valves.
Photo/Courtesy Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority have issued a public notice warning to the public against liquefied petroleum gas malpractices. Therefore they have went ahead and named about of these companies operating in the Kenyan market. Photo/Courtesy The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority was established under the Energy Act 2019 as the energy and Petroleum sector regulatory authority with responsibility of economic and technical regulation of electric power, renewable energy and petroleum sub sector.
The recent increment in value added tax (VAT) on Liquefied Petroleum gas (LPG) caused a nationwide uproar after the taxman indicates a 16% VAT on LPG. Many Kenyan households depend on cooking gas for fuel and the increment in price of buying the gas will affect the already inflated economy.
Waste water hyacinth treatment is highly efficient and effective in reducing the use of conventional fuels. It has many advantages over other energies such as gas. This is more profitable than using LPG. Gas usage involves 11,000 calories of LPG but costs Rp 12,000 per kg. While water hyacinth produces 4,300-5,000 calories, it only takes about 2.6 kg.
After the KRA authorized the Value Added Tax (VAT) on cooking gas, the standard of life could improve in the second part of this year. According to KRA reports, VAT will be applied to cooking gas pricing from today, July 1, 2021. Kenyans have been heartbroken by this news, as they have been purchasing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) at prices that do not include VAT since mid-2016.
Each household needs to save and use cooking gas efficiently due to increasing prices. The high prices have made the usage of gas and the reduction of family spending hard for low-income families. Don't cook too much You should know while preparing food and shut off the gas burner when the food is cooked.
Liquified petroleum gas is produced from associated petroleum gas which comprises of pure gases which can be used for cooking,heating buildings and motor fuel.At home it can be used for cooking,heating and refrigeration. LPG is a blend of butane and propane liquified under moderate pressure.In it's natural state it is an odourless gas.And as we all know, LPG is very dangerous because if it leaks it can cause terrible fires and devastating explosions.
The Energy Dealers Association (EDA) wants a court to block the 16 percent value-added tax on cooking gas that took effect this month. EDA Secretary-General Kepher Odongo Friday filed a suit at the High Court through Okoth and Co. Advocates. Prices of goods rise after President Kenyatta signs Finance Act into law Cooking gas, phone airtime and loan fees among those hit with new taxes 16% VAT on cooking gas pushes price of 1Kg cylinder up by at least Ksh300.
EPRA move to blacklist some LPG gas brands has sent panic among users, who has the same in their household. The question of where to Refill or exchange their products still goes unaswered. Though there may be regulations on the use of this gas brand names. One should be aware that the sale of this products has not been banned for existing in the market.
Several insurance companies are cancelling insurance for modified vehicles. These modifications include engine tuning, fitting alloy wheels, height spacers and other modifications meant to reduce the risk of theft. The UAP Insurance Company informed its customers it would no longer insure vehicles that have been modified from using petrol or diesel to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) even though the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) had in a report ruled out any increased risk of fire when it licensed LPG-operated vehicles.
Pictures of a man carrying a gas cylinder on a mortobike on Friday have left many people shocked.The scary pictures, taken by a concerned driver in Nairobi shows two men on a bike with one of them sitting on top of a yellow cylinder. The fearless men where cruising at high speeds unconcerned with the potential danger they were posing to pedestrians and motorists.
The Kenyan economy is really growing fast since most places in the country are now growing into urban centres,this has impacted the lifestyle of most Kenyans, people are now opting to fast ways of making food,this methods include the use of LPG gas. Cooking gas is more cleaner and more convenient compared to use of charcoal and firewood.
Households will continue to pay more for gas after Treasury CS Ukur Yatani and Petroleum CS John Munyes skipped a meeting to discuss cushioning Kenyans. The duo had been summoned by the Senate Energy Committee to discuss measures to mitigate against the high prices. In 2016, Treasury waivered the 16% VAT on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) which made the cost of Gases drop.
Campaign bells are ringing louder as leaders traverse calmly selling out their manifestos to the public after BBI politics rest till August for its' final judgement. On Sunday aspiring Nairobi top seat and now senator Johnson Sakaja and Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi who is also aspiring for the top seat were at Nakuru.
Greater overall gas costs and electricity bills are expected to add up to the Kenyans who are still struggling from an exorbitant high cost of living recently. While the cost of fuel will rise to Kenya Shillings 3.30 Per unit power consumed this month, while foreign exchange fluctuation adjustment taarif is expected to rise to Kenya shillings 1.20 per unit from from 77.0 cents.