How To Buy KPLC Tokens For Prepaid Meters

Today I guide you on the simple procedure to buy kplc prepaid tokens using your mobile phone.

There are two main methods on buying kplc tokens.

1. Simple Guide Of Buying  Kenya Power (KPLC) Prepaid Tokens with Lipa na M-Pesa paybill number 888880

1. Go to M-Pesa menu, select “Lipa na M-Pesa”

2. Select “Paybill”

3. Select “Enter business no.” and
enter the KPLC prepaid Lipa na
M-Pesa paybill number 888880
and press “OK”

4. Select “Enter account no” i.e. 11
digit pre-paid meter number
and press “OK”

5. Enter amount between KSh 100
and 35,000 and press “OK”

6. Enter M-Pesa PIN and press “OK”

7. Confirm all the details are
correct and press OK.
M-PESA HAKIKISHA, You will get anotification with the intended recipient’s name e.g. “Pay Kenya Power KSh1,000.00 or Account 11xxxx xxxx x Press 1 within20 seconds to STOP this transaction.” To stop a wrong transaction, Enter “ 1” and press Send within 20 seconds. Pressing “Cancel” will complete the transaction.

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8. You will receive a confirmation
SMS from MPESA immediately.

9. KPLC will then generate a
prepaid token for your meter
and send it to you via SMS.
The sms will include;
– The amount you have paid, and the date of payment.
– The total tokens you have received.
– A unique code made up of numbers only, usually 20 digits long. This is the code you enter into your prepaid meter (just like
pressing the keys on your phone), then press the OK button on the meter (usually the RED
button). The prepaid meter will update itself immediately.

2. How to buy KPLC Tokens From A Vendor.

Apart from buying tokens using kplc paybill number,Kplc token can be bought from local vendors at designated places like supermarkets. Here you will uswme cash money instead.

1. Go to the local electricity vendor.

2. Supply the operator at the vendor with the meter ID card or meter number.

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3. Tell the operator the exact amount you wish to purchase.

4. You will receive a 20-digit token printed on a receipt.


Many people don’t understand how to buy kplc tokens . But here is the charges that are deducted when you buy kplc tokens.

The crucial point is to know the exact or approximate units you consume per month.

a)  A Monthly Fixed Charge of KSh 170.00*

b)  Energy charges of :
– KSh 2.00 per Unit for the first 50 Units bought;
– KSh 8.10 per Unit for 51-1,500 Units bought;
– KSh 18.57 per Unit for Units bought above
* Unit stands for Kilowatt-Hour (kWh)

Kenya Power (KPLC) Customer Care

Call: 95551 / 020 320 1680 / 0703 070 707 / 0732 170 170


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