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Private sector producers launch Electricity Sector Association of Kenya

Private sector producers of electricity in Kenya recently launched the Electricity Sector Association of Kenya (ESAK). The association is made up of Independent Power Producers (IPPs), private participants in the development of captive power plants for commercial and industrial facilities, as well as participants in the electricity transmission and distribution value chains.
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Safaricom aims to be Kenya Power’s latest meter installer

Safaricom filed a proposal with Kenya Power to install smart meters to reduce non-revenue electricity and enhance grid monitoring.
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Kenya: Taskforce recommends changes to electricity system

As Kenya cancelled Power Purchase Agreements and saw the axing of its energy minister, a Kenyan Presidential Taskforce on Review of Power Purchase Agreement recommended the country introduce measures to reduce the cost of electricity by a third within four months.
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Last Mile Connectivity Project brings hope to small village in Kenya

Launched in 2017 by the Kenyan government, a review of the Last Mile Connectivity Project's impact in the remote village of Olosho-Oibor shows how instrumental this project has been in uplifting communities.

Kenya Power appoints acting managing director

Following the resignation of Bernanrd Ngugi as Kenya Power's managing director, the board of directors appointed Rosemary Oduor as the utility's acting Managing Director.
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Proposed minigrid licence to bolster investment in sector

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority is reviewing a proposal that might see private companies being able to buy electricity from Kenya Power and resell it. If approved the proposals are expected to bolster the minigrid sector.

Substation investment in Kenya pays off for growing customer base

Adding to its assets, Kenya Power launched a 33/11kV substation to improve the quality of power supply in Kilifi County to cater for a growing customer base.

Kenya Power seeks lender to address cash deficit

Kenya's power utility, Kenya Power, is facing serious debt issues which have seen the utility now seek a lender to address its cash deficit.
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Smart meters for Kenyan businesses to improve customer service

Kenya Power is rolling out a smart meter project targeting 55,000 small and medium enterprises across the country.
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Op-ed: What portends for grid-connector Kenya Power?

The future of Kenya Power as the grid connector remains an urgent question if it is to continue operating as a commercially viable entity.

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