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

 Published On: Jan, 2017 |    No of Pages: 49 |  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.

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- 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) owned by the Government of Kenya, is an electric utility that transmits, distributes, and retails energy. The company procures power from Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited, independent power producers, Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited, and Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited. KPLC supplies energy through transmission and distribution lines, generation substations, transmission substations, distribution substations, and distribution transformers. It serves domestic, commercial, industrial, and street lighting customers across the country. KPLC is headquartered in Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd Key Recent Developments

Dec 08, 2016: Kenya Power: KES219bn funding for new projects
Nov 17, 2016: KPLC invests around KES6.2bn for buying local power meters
Nov 08, 2016: Kenya Power: Renewable energy to power off-grid areas
Oct 04, 2016: Kenya Power adopts new transformer specifications to deal with vandalism
Sep 30, 2016: Rural Electrification Authority signs the PPA with Kenya power for solar project

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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 - Major Products and Services 9
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Key Operational Summary 10
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 10
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - History 11
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Company Statement 16
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Locations And Subsidiaries 18
Head Office 18
Section 2 - Company Analysis 19
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Business Description 19
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Corporate Strategy 20
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Strengths 21
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Weaknesses 22
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Opportunities 23
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Threats 24
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 - Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 32
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Power, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Recent Deals Summary 34
Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 35
Dec 08, 2016: Kenya Power: KES219bn funding for new projects 35
Nov 17, 2016: KPLC invests around KES6.2bn for buying local power meters 36
Nov 08, 2016: Kenya Power: Renewable energy to power off-grid areas 37
Oct 04, 2016: Kenya Power adopts new transformer specifications to deal with vandalism 38
Sep 30, 2016: Rural Electrification Authority signs the PPA with Kenya power for solar project 39
Sep 30, 2016: Rural Electrification Authority signs the PPA with Kenya power for solar project 40
Sep 13, 2016: Kenya Power initiates $128m underground cabling project in Nairobi 41
Aug 25, 2016: Kenya Power, Toshiba team up to reduce electricity distribution losses 42
Aug 01, 2016: AFD provides 33 million euros to add renewable power in Kenya Power mini grids 43
Jul 14, 2016: Kenya Power seeks pole suppliers for second phase of Last Mile Connectivity Project 44
Section 6 - Appendix 45
Methodology 45
Ratio Definitions 45
About GlobalData 49
Contact Us 49
Disclaimer 49

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, Major Products and Services 9
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, History 11
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Key Competitors 25
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Ratios based on current share price 26
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Annual Ratios 27
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd (Cont...1), Annual Ratios 28
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Interim Ratios 30
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Power, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Recent Deals Summary 34
Currency Codes 45
Capital Market Ratios 45
Equity Ratios 46
Profitability Ratios 46
Cost Ratios 47
Liquidity Ratios 47
Leverage Ratios 47
Efficiency Ratios 48

List of Figures
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 29
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Ratio Charts 31
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32
Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd, Power, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33


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