Tuesday blackout to affect 3 counties

By , K24 Digital
On Tue, 23 Apr, 2024 08:56 | 2 mins read
Tuesday power blackout to affect 7 counties
Kenya Power technicians at work. PHOTO/Kenya Power Ltd/Facebook.

Kenya Power issued a notice informing Kenyans of a scheduled blackout on Tuesday, April 23, 2024.

The utility firm in the notice on its website said that the power interruption is necessary to facilitate maintenance and upgrade of power lines to the network.

"Notice is hereby given under Rule 27 of the Electric Power Rules that the electricity supply will be interrupted as here under: (It is necessary to interrupt supply periodically to facilitate maintenance and upgrade of power lines to the network; to connect new customers or to replace power lines during construction, etc.)," Kenya Power said.

The utility firm noted that the Tuesday power interruption will affect Nairobi, Nyeri and Kilifi Counties.

Nairobi

Parts of Nairobi County will be affected by an eight-hour blackout, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Area: Riverside Drive. Time: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm.

Places affected: Part of Riverside Drive, German High Commission, Uganda High Commission, Riverside Mews, Riverside Grove, Riverside Residency, Mandari Kindergarten, Part of Mzima Springs Rd, Part of Tende Drive, Strathmore Sch, International Organization for Refugees, Siri Aribindo Ave, Millennium Apartments, 9th Riverside, One Riverside, Riverside Lane, Riverside Gardens, Gem Suits, Office Park, Allianz Insurance Plaza & adjacent customers.

Area: Githigoro. Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Places affected: Part of Northern Bypass, Githogoro Village & adjacent customers.

Area: Karuka. Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Places affected: KFS, KEFRI, Karura Forest Prim & adjacent customers.

Nyeri

Parts of Nyeri County will experience power interruptions from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Area: Ring Road, Ngangarithi.

Places affected: Part of Nyeri Town, Kamkunji, Temple Rd Pri & Sec Sch, Total Temple Rd Stn, Hekima Academy, AIPCA Ngangarithi, Consolata Cathedral & Consolata Mathari Dispensary, Ngangarithi Est, Muthaiga Est, Kimathi Est, Ringroad Est, Kamakwa Mkt, Baraka Est, Nyeri Polytechnic, Mumbi Est, Ciaraini, Classic Slaughter, Ciaraini Catholic, Kandara Est, Mt. Kenya Salvation Army Sch, Green Hills Hotel & adjacent customers.

Kilifi

Area: Mtondia. Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Places affected: Mtondia, Tezo, Chumani, Mtondia Quarries & adjacent customers.

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