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Kenya Power Schedules Extensive Blackouts for Upgrades​

Kenya Power has announced a comprehensive schedule of power outages set for Thursday, February 15, 2024, affecting multiple regions across the country. The planned blackouts, necessary for maintenance and enhancements of the power network, will impact Nairobi, Homa Bay, Embu, Meru, Mombasa, Kitui, and Kiambu Counties.

Major Areas Affected:​

  • Nairobi County: Key areas including Nairobi Gate Industrial Park, parts of Rossylyn and Kitsuru, Karen, and Joska will face outages at different times throughout the day.
  • Homa Bay County: Blackout from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, impacting Ongalo, Oyuma, Osika, Nyakongo, and surrounding regions.
  • Embu County: Power cuts from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, affecting areas like Kwetu, Mikuuri Market, Itabua Secondary School.
  • Meru County: Outage from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, hitting parts of Kinoru Estate, Njeru Industries, Teraha, among others.
  • Mombasa County: Disruption from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, covering Transpares, Corrugated Sheets, Owino Uhuru, and neighboring areas.
  • Kitui County: Blackout from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, affecting Mayuni, Kasanga, Thitha, Ngongoni, and nearby locations.
  • Kiambu County: Power interruption from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, influencing areas like New Wood Est, Kalimoni Sec, Star of Hope Est, and adjacent customers.
Implications?: The extensive power interruptions, while essential for network improvement, are likely to affect daily operations in these regions. Residents and businesses are advised to plan accordingly.

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