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SAPVIA: Not convinced draft electricity regulations will meet municipal needs

More businesses in Ghana and Kenya sign up for free solar...

Following the first announcement in April of offering free solar leases for businesses in Kenya and Ghana, energy company REDAVIA has signed four...
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Kenya: Contractors invited to bid for UPS and battery chargers installment

The Kenya Power & Lighting Company intends to upgrade UPS and battery chargers for National Control Centre and Rabai Control Centre. A pre-bid meeting will be on 10 June 2020.
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Kenya’s economic update amid COVID-19 disruption

Kenya’s gross domestic product is projected to decelerate substantially in 2020 due to the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kenya Power investigates vandalism of a high-voltage underground cable

The power supply in parts of Nairobi was interrupted on Monday after a section of high-voltage underground cables were vandalised over the weekend.
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Free solar power leasing service revives SMEs in Kenya and Ghana

REDAVIA has created a new concessionary solar power programme, the COVID-19 Resilience Lease, to support Ghanaian and Kenyan businesses.
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Kenya: A.P. Moller Capital acquires 52.5MW thermal power plant

Fund manager A.P. Moller Capital has completed its first investment in Kenya with the acquisition of a Nairobi-based thermal power plant, Iberafrica.
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Kenya’s Kaptis hydropower project to see financial close in 2020

Project developer and equity fund manager sign JDA to bring the Kaptis hydropower project in Kenya through to financial close and construction in 2020.

Kenya Power: employee charged for fraudulent consumption of electricity

Kenya Power’s fight to curb illegal connections, theft of electricity and fraud intensified as a member of staff was arraigned on Wednesday 11 March in a Nairobi court to answer to charges of fraud.

Kenya Power sacks 110 employees linked to illegal connections

Electricity distributor Kenya Power has laid off 110 employees who were found guilty of aiding fraud, illegal connections and other crimes.
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Kenya’s green at heart techie is devoted to smart villages

Mercy Chelangat, an electrical engineer and IEEE Smart Village Ambassador in East Africa, talks about emerging technologies and electrification strategies.
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Kenya Power contests High Court ruling over its tender cancellation

Kenya Power has launched a court case to challenge the cancellation of a tender, arguing that the case should be ruled under European law.
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Kenya Power intensifies ploys on illegal power connections

Kenya Power has rolled out a countrywide campaign to weed out illegal power connections and curb theft of electricity, starting out in Nairobi.

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