• The country's power supplier KPLC was criticized heavily Saturday, November 11 when a power blackout hit the country.
Several hours after a national blackout, Kenya Power has issued a new warning to some parts of the country including Nairobi's Huruma and the downtown area from 9 am to 5 pm Sunday, Nov 12.
The country's power supplier KPLC was criticized heavily Saturday, November 11 when a power blackout hit the country.
When it was discovered that the blackout was countrywide, Kenyans took to social media to pen their frustration on the energy crisis facing Kenyans.
The statement from KPLC was issued at 8.30 pm.
"We have lost power supply to parts of the country. Our engineers are working to restore supply to the affected areas," Kenya Power said.
Regrertting the incovenience, KPLC in a statement added
“We apologise to our customers for the inconvenience caused. An update on restoration progress and cause of the power outage will be issued later. Please be advised that we've lost bulk 66kV supply affecting all the feeders. Kindly be patient as restoration is underway,”
KPLC then shared an update at about 10pm notifying that power had been restored.
"We are glad to report thats ections of Mt Kenya, Nyanza, Western and North Rift are on supply, and that restoration for the remaining parts o the country is progressing well" read part of its message.
Kenyans were unhappy questioning why these frequent incidenceskeep happening.