The 2017 Solar Hot Water Regulation In Kenya

The 2017 Solar Hot Water Regulation In Kenya

What is a Solar Water Heating System? It is a simple, reliable, and cost-effective technology that harnesses the sun’s energy to provide for the hot water needs of homes and businesses.   Which places are recommended for a Solar Water Heating System? These systems have a wide area of application...

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2017 ENERGY EFFICIENCY TRENDS IN KENYA

2017 ENERGY EFFICIENCY TRENDS IN KENYA

27th January 2017, will forever remain a very very sad day for the energy efficiency world. Arthur Rosenfeld, the godfather of energy efficiency, passed away. Arthur was credited for creating the field of energy efficiency and saving billions of dollars through energy savings. He provided true leadership and inspired an...

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Eenovators Pioneers the World Energy Day 2016 Celebrations in Kenya

Eenovators Pioneers the World Energy Day 2016 Celebrations in Kenya

World Energy Day is celebrated around the world on 22nd October and it was first proclaimed on July 22nd 2012, at the World Energy Forum. This year, Eenovators pioneered the celebrations in Kenya to raise awareness of the importance of energy in growing the economy, and the need to explore...

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5 things to look out for about Kenya’s energy efficiency market in 2016

5 things to look out for about Kenya’s energy efficiency market in 2016

Written by Chris Mbori 2015 was the big year for the energy efficiency market in Kenya. This was largely because the rush to beat the energy management regulations 2012’s deadline. This regulation states that any designated facility ( one that consumes more than 180,000kWh per annum) to comply to a...

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Voltage Optimization ‘Fact or Fiction’

Voltage Optimization ‘Fact or Fiction’

Voltage optimization seems to be the current buzz word in Kenya among Energy Engineers. Just the other day, at a meeting with colleagues on how to better save energy for a client who has over 100 facilities that need to be audited, the word voltage optimization was getting thrown around,...

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A Night with the Energy Royals

A Night with the Energy Royals

Last month, we had the opportunity to attend the Energy Management Awards (EMA) Gala Night themed: ‘A Night with the Energy Royals’ with my fellow Energy Engineers from Eenovators Ltd. It was a great event where professionals, institutions and legal bodies interested in carving the path towards a sustainable future...

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How to comply with the ERC Energy Regulations in Kenya in 6 Easy Steps

How to comply with the ERC Energy Regulations in Kenya in 6 Easy Steps

It is now just about three years since the enactment of the Energy Efficiency Regulations 2012. Dawn has arrived for high energy consumers (those spending more than 15,000kWh of energy per month) to comply with the regulations. Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has been sending out letters to high energy consumers,...

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How to become a Licensed Energy Auditor in Kenya

How to become a Licensed Energy Auditor in Kenya

It’s time to settle this issue once and for all. So how can one become a licensed energy auditor in Kenya? Below are 3 requirements needed to become one? I.            You first must ensure you have the requisite combination of both academic and professional experience. The table below details what...

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3 reasons why your Energy Proposals are never approved

3 reasons why your Energy Proposals are never approved

Before I start doing an energy audit, I normally ask my clients if there are any previous energy audits reports and if I can have access to them. My primary reason often is to find out whether any of the recommendations proposed by my predecessor auditors have actually been implemented....

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5 Reasons Why you should have the ISO 50001 Energy Management System

5 Reasons Why you should have the ISO 50001 Energy Management System

Recently I attended an ISO 50001 Energy Management System Training offered by Bureau Veritas. ISO 50001 is an International Organization for Standardization Certification standard that enables organizations improve their energy performance. The class was really interesting. We got a trainer from India. Before we started the classes, we thought it’s...

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