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How to pay for Kenya Power Tokens with Airtel Money

How to pay for Kenya Power Tokens with Airtel Money

This article is about how to pay for Kenya Power Tokens with Airtel Money. Kenya Power is arguably the only electricity supplier in Kenya and serves over 2.6 million customers nationwide. The company owns and operates the majority of the electricity transmission and distribution system in Kenya and sells electricity to various sectors including domestic, commercial, industrial and public institutions.

  • How to pay for Kenya Power Tokens with Airtel Money
  • Already Mpesa and Equitel are offering the buy tokens service

The company’s vision is to provide affordable and quality electricity to all by 2030. To achieve this goal, Kenya Power has undertaken several initiatives such as expanding network coverage, improving customer service, investing in renewable energy sources and the promotion of energy efficiency and conservation.

Kenya Power has also digitized its billing systems and customers can pay their Power Tokens and settle electricity bills via electronic payment, M-PESA for many Kenyans.

Today, thanks to the partnership between Kenya Power and Airtel Kenya, Airtel customers using the operator’s mobile money platform, Airtel Money, can pay for their Power without incurring any transaction fees.

“We are now pleased to offer Kenyans this solution which will allow them to enjoy zero transaction costs for the next six months when making electricity payments. “Savings on transaction costs will allow customers to use their money for other purchases.”

said Dr. Anne-Kinuthia Otieno

How to pay for Kenya Power Tokens with Airtel Money

1.Select Airtel Money from the menu

2.Select Make Payments

3.Select Paybill Number


  1. Enter the amount in Kshs you wish to pay.
  2. Enter your Airtel Money PIN
  3. Under Reference, enter your KPLC account number.
  4. You will receive a confirmation SMS from Airtel Money
  5. KPLC will generate a valid prepaid token number for your meter and send it via SMS.


  1. Dial *334# on your mobile phone.
  2. Select Airtel PayBill from the options available.
  3. Select KPLC as the recipient of the payment(s).
  4. Proceed to pay via following the prompts.

However, Airtel Money assures customers that subsequent tariffs will be affordable and in line with its commitment to providing highly affordable services.

The introduction of free payments for Kenya Power services demonstrates Airtel Kenya’s commitment to providing value-added services to its customers. It not only improves the convenience of paying bills, but also helps users save money by eliminating transaction fees.


In addition to Safaricom’s M-PESA, Airtel Money has been instrumental in promoting financial inclusion in Kenya by providing accessible and convenient mobile financial services. This partnership with Kenya Power further strengthens Airtel Money’s position as the leading mobile money platform in the country.

As technology continues to shape the financial landscape, initiatives like these pave the way for a more inclusive, efficient and accessible financial ecosystem in the country.