Economics

Kenya Power Calls on the Poor to Embrace Electric vehicles

Kenya Power has called on Kenyans who cannot afford petrol to consider using electric cars as their primary means of transport. Seeking to cash in on the high fuel prices, Kenya Power said that electricity prices are fairly stable and those complaining should take action and use electric cars. “Complaining never makes anything better. Just […]

Social

Kenya Power Curses Laikipia Village into Eternal Darkness after Loss of Spare Tyre

The world record for the longest blackout in history has been broken in Laikipia after Kenya Power decided to punish a village where Kenya Power’s vehicle lost a spare tyre. A village in Laikipia celebrated the fifth anniversary of being in the dark with the promise of more years of darkness to come since their […]

Social

KQ Pilot Makes an Emergency Landing after Remembering that he left the Iron Box Plugged in

A Kenya Airways flight from Nairobi to Mumbai was forced to turn back after a pilot remembered that he had left an iron box switched on at his Nairobi home. The early morning flight had taken off as expected and the plane was in excellent condition. However, 5barely 15 minutes into the flights and before […]

Economics

Kenya Power Head Office Turns to Solar in Power Cost and Efficiency Strategy

Stima Plaza, Kenya Power’s Head Office, has launched multi-million solar power project in an attempt to cut costs and ensure that operations are not affected by power cuts. Speaking during the commissioning of the project that is being done by a Chinese contractor, Kenya Power CEO said that Solar Power was part of their long-term […]

Governance

Kenya Power Asks Kenyans to have Realistic Power Supply Expectations

Kenya Power is calling on Kenyans to set realistic expectations on power availability, arguing that a few entitled Kenyans are out to tarnish the good name of the corporation which is doing just fine. Speaking during a conference on Smart Grids and Energy Systems, Kenya Power CEO said that the utility offers reasonably good services, […]

Economics

Kenya Power Seeks Monopoly of Electric Vehicle Charging in Kenya

Kenya Power has sought a monopoly for charging all electric vehicles in Kenya, setting the stage for tears and pain in the future of transport in Kenya. The electric utility firm that is known for daily reminding Kenyans that it exists wants to have control of all charging of electric vehicles in Kenya, raising questions […]

Economics Politics

State Cautions Kenyans Against Using The Solar System

The government has come out to strongly condemn attempts by a section of Kenyans to bypass Kenya Power by utilizing energy from the sun without paying tariffs. In a move seen by analysts as an attempt to cripple the giant state corporation, some Kenyans have taken to harnessing solar power in what is seen as […]

Economics

Kenya Power Officially Opens their Candle Factory to Fight Solar

Kenya Power has announced the launch of their candle manufacturing plant two years ahead of schedule as the war against solar energy takes a different dimension in Kenya. Speaking during the launch ceremony in Athi River, Kenya Power Head of Innovations and Competitor Suppression Perminas Marisi said that the new factory was expected to help […]

Economics

Kenya Power to Venture into Candle Manufacturing

Kenya Power has announced plans to diversify its portfolio and venture into candle manufacturing in a bid to reverse its declining fortune. Announcing the new venture, Kenya Power CEO Bernard Ngugi said that the candle venture falls in the company’s grand vision of eliminating darkness in Kenya. “We are pleased to take our war on […]