Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd (KPLA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Dec, 2015 |    No of Pages: 53 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd (KPLA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd (KPLC) is an electric utility that purchases transmits and distributes electricity. The company is responsible for the development and maintenance of the electricity transmission and distribution network in Kenya. It also engages in retailing of electricity to its customers. The major companies through which KPCL procures electricity include Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KenGen), Independent Power Producers (IPPs), Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL), and Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO). The company conducts its business in four principal Kenyan regions, namely, Nairobi, Coast, West Kenya, and Mount Kenya. KPLC is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd Key Recent Developments

Oct 30, 2015: Nairobi Increased sales bolster Kenya Power’s annual pre-tax profits
Oct 15, 2015: Kenya Power to purchase power for additional capacity
Oct 08, 2015: Kenya Power launches new office and uprates power supply in Elgeyo Marakwet County
Oct 07, 2015: Bobaracho residents fault MP for stalled power project
Sep 24, 2015: Fault causes power interruption in Nairobi

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Key Facts 6
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Key Employees 7
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Key Employee Biographies 8
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Key Operational Employees 9
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Major Products and Services 10
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Key Operational Summary 11
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 11
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Share of Installed Capacity by Region (Power Generation), 2010 12
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - History 13
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Company Statement 18
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Locations And Subsidiaries 20
Head Office 20
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20
Section 2 – Company Analysis 21
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Business Description 21
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Corporate Strategy 22
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - SWOT Analysis 23
SWOT Analysis - Overview 23
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Strengths 23
Strength - Strong Customer Base in Kenya 23
Strength - Robust Infrastructure 23
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Weaknesses 24
Weakness - Transmission and Distribution Losses 24
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Opportunities 25
Opportunity - Development Projects 25
Opportunity - Growth in Electricity Market 25
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Threats 26
Threat - Operational Risk 26
Threat - Growing Incidences of Theft 26
Threat - Environmental Regulations 26
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Key Competitors 27
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 29
Performance Chart 30
Financial Performance 30
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 31
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 32
Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances 33
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Recent Deals Summary 37
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 38
Oct 30, 2015: Nairobi Increased sales bolster Kenya Power’s annual pre-tax profits 38
Oct 15, 2015: Kenya Power to purchase power for additional capacity 39
Oct 08, 2015: Kenya Power launches new office and uprates power supply in Elgeyo Marakwet County 40
Sep 24, 2015: Fault causes power interruption in Nairobi 41
Sep 17, 2015: South Nyanza Region launched 42
Sep 17, 2015: Rwanda to begin electricity import from Kenya in next three months 43
Sep 16, 2015: Kenya Power renews agreement with Uchumi Supermarkets 44
Sep 15, 2015: Shs. 20 billion fund for electricity projects 45
Sep 11, 2015: Kenya Power commissions KES387m power substation in Bahati 46
Sep 10, 2015: Nakuru residents to benefit from Shs.387 million power substation project 47
Section 6 – Appendix 48
Methodology 48
Ratio Definitions 48
About GlobalData 52
Contact Us 52
Disclaimer 52

List of Tables

Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Key Facts 6
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Key Employees 7
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Key Employee Biographies 8
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Key Operational Employees 9
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Major Products and Services 10
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 11
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 12
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, History 13
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Other Locations 20
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Key Competitors 27
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Ratios based on current share price 28
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Annual Ratios 29
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Interim Ratios 31
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Recent Deals Summary 37
Currency Codes 48
Units 48
Capital Market Ratios 48
Equity Ratios 49
Profitability Ratios 49
Cost Ratios 50
Liquidity Ratios 50
Leverage Ratios 51
Efficiency Ratios 51

List of Figures

Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 11
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 12
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 30
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Ratio Charts 32
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 35
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 36


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