HYBRID SOLAR AND WIND SYSTEM – THE ANSWER TO THE POWER AVAILABILITY QUESTION

HYBRID SOLAR AND WIND SYSTEM – THE ANSWER TO THE POWER AVAILABILITY QUESTION

What is a Hybrid Power System? This is an alternative approach to producing clean, non-polluting energy from two of the most abundant renewable energy sources, and are systems that combine solar power from a photovoltaic system with another power generating energy source that is wind. Solar and wind hybrid power...

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HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR ENERGY AUDITORS

HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR ENERGY AUDITORS

I am a public health professional working in an energy consultancy firm! Yes…. But I still have the basics of occupational health and safety which was foundational in my training. This piece is a sharing about health and safety for energy auditors…an area of specialty for Eenovators Limited. The first...

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Lights and Leadership – Lighting up Tomorrow’s Leaders

Lights and Leadership – Lighting up Tomorrow’s Leaders

There has been a significant drive in the past five years to ensure electricity is available in all the public primary schools in the country, with the target number published by the Rural Electrification Authority (REA) as 22,000. This ambitious project has at its heart the need to have a...

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Energy Efficiency in The Office

Energy Efficiency in The Office

When people talk about energy savings people tend to rush to think about big energy consumers like factories and other big plants. We rarely give thought to what I may call small timers like domestic usage and office usage. If we can embrace energy conservation measures in our offices we...

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Home Energy Efficiency Tips

Home Energy Efficiency Tips

Energy efficiency is one of the major campaigns going on in the world today and several world organizations, not only in the energy sector, but across different industries, have taken this seriously. Reducing the amount of energy required for production or to successfully render services has been at the forefront...

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MONITORING

MONITORING

Energy monitoring and targeting (M&T) is an energy efficiency technique based on the standard management axiom stating that “you cannot manage what you cannot measure”. M&T techniques provide energy managers with feedback on operating practices, results of energy management projects, and guidance on the level of energy use that is expected in a certain period....

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Home energy management

Home energy management

As a home owner, I have always thought of minimizing my energy use. I own lots of different equipment and accessories that consume so much energy  including; Cooker, microwave, a kettle, blender, fridge, Television, home theater, washing machine, iron box, a water heater geyser-for boiling water for use in the...

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THE ROLE OF ENERGY IN IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

THE ROLE OF ENERGY IN IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Ban Ki-moon, the eighth United Nations Secretary-General has a powerful assertion that where sustainable development is concerned, “There can be no Plan B, because there is no Planet B”. This very sobering fact underscores the reasons for which the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), were crafted and drives the global agenda...

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Is Your Business Yearning For Solar PV?

Is Your Business Yearning For Solar PV?

In 2017, many businesses and organizations will make a decision towards renewable energy, most likely solar or wind.  Almost all trends, world reports, and big opinion point towards a time when renewables are most viable and cheaper to install. Today, most commercial entities, public organizations and institutions are running on...

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Demystifying Energy Audit Tools

Demystifying Energy Audit Tools

Given the need for constant regulation in organizations, energy management is an area that has become a key focus as a way to ensure efficiency and resource optimization. As a result, the need to carry out energy audits has been appreciated increasingly and especially with the new regulations in the...

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