Is Technical Sales and Marketing right for you??

Is Technical Sales and Marketing right for you??

I recently received ta mail from colleague asking for some technical advise. I have changed the names to keep the privacy of the sender. The email read as below; Hi Chris, My name is Felix, a former Kenyatta University Energy Engineering graduate. I currently work with Skylux Energy Limited in the Sustainable Energy Division. Since completing school...

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Energy Auditing Tools

Energy Auditing Tools

Energy Auditing involves using various measuring equipment depending on the investigation being carried out. In order to fully understand energy auditing it is imperative to have some idea of the equipment that is used and the various parameters being measured. We have divided this into four categories: – • Electrical...

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How much should an energy audit cost?

How much should an energy audit cost?

There are a lot of concerns on what is the appropriate fee for the various Energy Efficiency services. Of great interest are the energy audits. I do not know what happens in other countries but in Kenya we still do not have a standard procedure to price our energy audits....

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3 Tips for aspiring Energy Engineers

3 Tips for aspiring Energy Engineers

It’s now six months since I last posted on this blog. It’s been a busy half year with lots of new development. One of the new developments has been formation of a new company called Pisu Energy Services Africa Ltd (PESA Ltd.) The company focuses on Energy Efficiency Projects, Energy...

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6 Steps to become compliant with Energy Regulations 2012

6 Steps to become compliant with Energy Regulations 2012

When you are in Kenya, you either pay the bill for the all drinks you have had with friends or all your drinks get paid for with one of your more moneyed friends. That is pretty much the culture here. So a few weeks ago, when a friend from Britain...

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Intelligent Energy Management for homes

Intelligent Energy Management for homes

Energy as we know it is the ability to work and is available in many different forms. It is an influential and most discussed topic of our times since it affects our daily activities. Electricity is one of the many energy forms and since its discovery more than 130 years...

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How to use Biogas to power your Vehicle

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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Kenya’s Nuclear Ambition: Understanding the nuclear energy

Kenya’s Nuclear Ambition: Understanding the nuclear energy

In 2011, the ministry of energy (MoE) announced plans for Kenya getting working nuclear power plant(s) within the next 15 years to provide power to actualize the country vision of being a middle level economy by year 2030. Since the announcement was made and a working commission led by Hon....

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Is your TV set Green?

Is your TV set Green?

As a home appliance, the television set is an important equipment that entertains, inform and also educate us. Quantum leap in television technology over the past 80 years has meant that consumers are spoilt for choice of TV set to acquire with the only dictate being one’s taste and pocket....

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GOING GREEN IN KENYA: ELECTRICITY FROM SUNLIGHT

GOING GREEN IN KENYA: ELECTRICITY FROM SUNLIGHT

Kenya is classified as an energy poor country with the majority of the population spending a substantial amount of their household income on energy. With 46% of the population being classified as poor (living on less than US$ 2 per day), a majority of households especially in rural areas struggle...

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