Kenya Power announces scheduled blackout for Monday

By , K24 Digital
On Sun, 14 Apr, 2024 20:23 | < 1 min read
An electric grid. PHOTO/
An electric grid. PHOTO/

Kenya Power has announced a scheduled blackout set to affect certain parts of Kiambu County on Monday, April 15.

In a statement shared on Sunday, the utility company cited routine maintenance as the reason for the temporary interruption.

"The listed areas will be affected by planned power interruptions tomorrow (15th April 2024). The interruption is part of network maintenance," Kenya Power stated.

According to Kenya Power, the interruption is slated to occur from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The specific areas listed for the planned power interruption include Kamba and Patmos in Kiambu County. Residents and businesses in Gitwe Girls, Kambaa Shops, Kambaa Factory, Miumia A & B, Mungu Village, Matuguta Shops, Parts of Githiga, Mununga Village, and adjacent areas.

Sunday blackout

On Sunday, April 14, 2024, areas like Nairobi, Machakos, and Kisumu witnessed a temporary blackout from 9.00 a.m to 5.00 p.m.

In Nairobi, the blackout affected parts of Polythene and Villa Franca areas, including Polythene Industries, RAMCO Group Industrial Park, Shell Petrol Station on Mombasa Road, Philips Business Park, Doshi Group of Companies, UR Home, Schneider Electric, and nearby customers.

For Machakos, the interruptions extended to locations such as Konza City, Konza Boreholes, Konza ABC, Konza Railway, IIpolosat, Lake Oil Petrol Station, Kapiti Plains, Kiasa, Kwa Katheka, Lower Kalimani, Dlima, Kalima Kathei, Kyumvi Junction, Lukenya Village, Lukenya Motorcross, Daystar University, Stoni Athi, and adjacent customers.

In Kisumu, Quickmart and Joventure areas were affected, impacting Sun Sports Club, Quickmart Supermarket in Kondele, Joventure, KMET Institution, and nearby customers.

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