A reprieve to electricity consumers as Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) slashes power prices by 3.8 percent for February.
EPRA reduced the price because of lower global crude prices that eased the cost of producing thermal power.
The fuel cost has been reduced to Sh6.59 from Sh7.18 per unit according to data from Kenya Power.
The rate of fluctuation adjustment has also been cut down from Sh1.93 to Sh1.85.
This means that instead of purchasing 48.86 units at a cost of Sh1, 000, the power consumption will only spend Sh963, saving Sh37.
Global crude oil prices have however eased in recent months, enabling thermal power producers to procure fuel at a cheaper cost, which has translated to a cut in power costs this month.
In January, the regulator raised the inflation adjustment cost to 85 cents per unit from 67 cents per unit and this will be in place for six months.
For example, the landed cost of petrol fell by 6.19 percent per cubic meter in December, that of diesel reduced by 11.08 percent, and kerosene by 4.07 percent for the same quantity.