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Kenya Power Bounces Back To Post Sh8.2B Pre-Tax Profit

The strong performance was mainly driven by growth in sales and revenue, as well as a double digit reduction in costs and expenses. Unit sales for the year under review recorded a 5% growth from 8,171 GWh to 8,571 GWh which was mainly driven by 716,206 new customer connections who contributed an additional 400 GWh, and a rebound of the economy from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Solar Energy Firm Rolls Out Lighting Project For Rural Schools

Pupils from rural schools in Machakos County not connected to the national power grid have reason to smile after solar energy company d.light Kenya...

Schneider Electric Pioneers Manufacture of Electric Switchboards in Kenya

Prisma iPM is an electrical switchboard used to manage the electrical distribution system in large and commercial scale buildings. Schneider Electric will manufacture the enclosures at its local manufacturing facility in Kenya. Schneider Electric’s partners will assemble the final product. Local manufacture of enclosures will mark the beginning point in the localization of the IPM electrical switchboard.

Regulator Denies Increase in Electricity Prices

Base energy charge rates revised in July 2018 and the rates have remained grounded since then.

What to Look for When Moving House

It is that time of the year when we check our to-do lists in terms of resolutions and probably celebrate what we have achieved in the...

Shake-up at Newly Created Energy Agency to Improve Service Delivery

The board, led by its chairman, Dr Simon Gicharu, has approved a new human resource structure for the organisation.

State agency rejects sub-standard power poles

Suppliers who have delivered substandard poles to be used for power distribution have been ordered to ensure they meet the set requirements. It is...

Government launches ambitious plan to provide electricity to all Kenyans by 2022

World Bank research shows that one billion people in the world lack access to electricity

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