Tuesday power blackout to affect 7 counties

By , K24 Digital
On Mon, 19 Feb, 2024 21:22 | 2 mins read
Kenya Power technicians at work.
Kenya Power technicians at work. PHOTO/Kenya Power Ltd/Facebook

Kenya Power and Lighting Company has announced scheduled power interruptions in select parts of the country on Tuesday, February 20, 2024.

In a public notice, Kenya Power said the interruption is part of network maintenance and will affect seven counties, including parts of Nairobi, Uasin Gishu, Kakamega, Kisumu, Nyeri, Kiambu and Kilifi.

"The listed areas will be affected by planned power interruptions tomorrow (20th February 2024). The interruption is part of network maintenance," Kenya Power said.

Parts of Nairobi will experience a power blackout between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. The areas are Umoja 2 SDA, Umoja Zone 8, Davana Hotel, Salute Greenpark and adjacent areas.

In Uasin Gishu, Kapchumba secondary and primary schools, Jomba Baharini Police Post and adjacent customers will experience power interruptions from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Other areas listed for power maintenance in Uasin Gishu are Mwamba, Majengo, Turbo, NYS, Besiobor, Tapsagoi, Cheplaskei, Kosachei and adjacent customers. The exercise will run from 9:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Parts of Kakamega County are scheduled to experience power interruptions from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. The areas are Harambe Market, Khalaba Bridge, Musamba, Panyako, Parts of Mayoni, Soweto, Mukheya, Namasanda, Wanchi and adjacent customers.

In Kisumu, the blackout will be experienced in Chemelil Factory, Gul Primary School, Potopoto, Simba Excel/Shamji Haji, Lwala, Chemutia and adjacent areas.

In Nyeri, the power interruption will affect Mathaithi kwa Mugambi, Wariruta, Karindundu, Kiangogoyo, Kiahiti, Muchohi, Kirimara High School, Kirimara Village, Ndima-ini Market, Mutoi, and Kahuti-ini.

Other areas include Gatina, Gakuyu Secondary School, Kirigu Coffe Factory, Gakuyu Village, Karembu, Konyu, Kiamabara Mkt, Mungetho Market, Kieni Coffe Factory, Kieni Village, Gathugu Market, Gaturiri, Kahara DEB Primary School, Kahara Village, Ihiga, Kagumo-ini, Munengere, Mt. Carmel Secondary School, Mukangu Secondary School, Mukangu Mkt, Mukangu Dispensary, Githungungu, Mutwe Wathi C/Factory, Mutwe Wathi Water Pump, Ichamara, Ngoru, Kimondo, Thangathi, Kiuu, Ujamaa and adjacent customers.

Parts of Giakanja Market, Tumus, Giakanja Secondary School, Ikumbo and adjacent customers will also be affected during the power maintenance set to run from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Similarly, parts of Kiambu County including Tola, Kiahuria Shopping Center, Metro, Ngoingwa, Compuera, M-Pesa Academy, Muiri, Albbizia and adjacent customers are also listed for maintenance.

Additionally, parts of Kilifi County will experience a power blackout between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

The areas are Baharini Primary School, Kadzengo, Kitchen King, Mzuri II, Mega Courture, Part of Pwani Oil, My Pasta, Kikambala Posta, Part of Elsek Estate, Bodoi Stage, Ndune Fish Farm, Afriware EPZ, Total Amkeni, Revital EPZ, Madina, Msumarini Madrassa, Safepak, Pride Industries, Jallaram Plastics and adjacent areas.

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