• Wind Energy in Kenya – Not blowing us away?

    It goes without saying that the Turkana wind power project will do a lot of good for the Kenyan power situation. With the power to add 310 megawatts to the national grid, this project will account for 13% of Kenya’s power supply. Plagued by a variety of setbacks, it is…

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  • ENERGY AND FOOD SECURITY

    Ever thought of a relationship between energy and food security? Well the two are interlinked and have considerable impacts on the human livelihood and development. But what is Energy Security? The United Nations puts it as “access to clean, reliable and affordable energy services for cooking and heating, lighting, communications…

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  • The Dangers of Commoditizing Compressors

    Compressed air is one of the most misunderstood utilities in industry. Case in point – yesterday I overheard a conversation at a hardware shop between a customer and a sales person. Customer – “I would like a compressor, 200 liters.” (Attendant checks to see if such a compressor was available…

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  • Creating Energy Efficiency Awareness – My Experience

    I have just started working at an energy consultancy firm. One of our missions is to create energy efficiency awareness in order to empower people to be more conscious about how they use energy and to make wise decisions. There’s a chart on the wall in our office that outlines…

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  • The 5 Key Areas Energy Stakeholders MUST Tap Into in 2018

    The energy management space like any other industry keeps evolving. All players and stakeholders alike need to keep abreast of emerging aspects and adapt to change to not only take advantage of the opportunities but also to plug into the different energy initiatives for impact. In Kenya 2018 has been…

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  • Solar PV Regulations 2012 – The Disconnect on System Design

    The energy sector in Kenya is quite robust with the gazettement of several regulations towards governing energy production, use, management, and conservation in the country. It has been said that Kenya is the country to watch with regards to innovative energy interventions in the continent and towards streamlining the energy…

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