Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) will spend KSh.10 billion during the financial year commencing July 2023. KPLC intends to construct new substations and power lines in order to strengthen the electricity distribution network.
The Managing Director and CEO, Dr. (Eng.) Joseph Siror stated that the company is working to improve the quality and reliability of power supply to its customers.
In addition, the network expansion will provide sufficient capacity for the anticipated increase in energy demand resulting from new growth areas such as e-mobility and clean cooking.
“In the last two years, the country has witnessed an unprecedented interest from local and international stakeholders looking to invest and develop Kenya’s e-mobility sector. To adequately support e-mobility and other sectors of the economy, we will sustain investments to strengthen the grid and enhance network stability and flexibility for quality and reliable service,”…