• How to use Biogas to power your Vehicle

    Biogas is an established, renewable, clean and particulate-free source of energy that is an alternative to many fuels and especially biomass based fuels such as firewood and charcoal. At household level, the gas is predominantly used to provide clean fuel for cooking and lighting. The gas can also be used…

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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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  • Can Water Use Also Be More Efficient?

    By Ombajo  V Gedion Of all the resources that seem to have long been forgotten, water leads the pack. Rarely do we hear of its conservation or efficient use being championed. Throughout history, water has been inexpensive to a larger extent and has also been greatly perceived to be plenteous.…

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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

    By Monica Ngage. 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…

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  • What the Energy Act 2019 means for the energy efficiency space in Kenya

    By Chris Mbori President Uhuru Kenyatta recently (March 12, 2019) signed the Energy Bill 2017 ushering a new era in the energy space in Kenya. Being in the energy efficiency market, I have looked through the new Energy Act 2019 and found three interesting highlights to share. 1. The Energy…

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