Power blackouts across the country caused by collapse of key transmission line, Kenya Power says

Power blackouts across the country caused by collapse of key transmission line, Kenya Power says

  • The electricity utility company, in a statement on Tuesday, said the power line was disrupted on Tuesday morning.
  • The company further stated that it is working to restore supply.

Kenya Power says the power outages which have been witnessed across the country are due to the collapse of key towers at the Kiambere-Embakasi transmission line.


The electricity utility company, in a statement on Tuesday, said the power line was disrupted on Tuesday morning.


“We have lost power supply due to collapsed towers on the Kiambere - Embakasi high voltage transmission power line at 10.45 am this morning,” said Kenya Power. 


The company further stated that it is working to restore supply.


“Our engineers are working to restore electricity supply as the repairs are being undertaken. An update on the restoration progress will be issued in due course,” added the statement.

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