Kenya Power and Lightening Company is the major company dealing with electricity power supply across Kenya.

SWOT and PESTLE analysis of Kenya Power Limited
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KPLC was founded back in January 6th 1922.


Its head office is in Stima Plaza, Kolobot Road, Nairobi .


KPLC supplies electricity power in Kenya. Year by year, KPLC has successfully improved its services to the citizens of Kenya, especially in regards to extensive in reach of electricity power. KPLC has seen electricity reach ‘mashinani’ (Rural areas) across the whole country. That has really enhanced economic development of the areas supplied with electricity.


Many homes and small businesses in Kenya have benefited from several projects initiated by KPLC. Moreover, KPLC usually addresses challenges such as injuries, property damages or deaths caused accidentally during the technical operations or other situations involving the company.


KPLC usually posts on its website when and where to expect power interruptions most of the times maintenance operations of the company are underway, hence making necessary awareness to its clients.


In 2016, KPLC was awarded the most innovative company in the CEO Institutional Investment Summit & Awards. It has continued to embrace creative ways to provide power solutions in the country.



The acting Managing Director & CEO of KPLC is Dr. Ken Tarus.


Kenya Power Official Contacts 

  • Tel: +254 732 111000/+254 20320000/+254 703 070707/+254 732 170170
  • Website:
  • Address: P.O BOX 30099-00100, GPO Nairobi
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KPLC has indeed created a better Kenya through sufficient power supply across the country without which we would still be trailing a long way behind development.

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