HYDRO POWER: HARNESSING THE POWER OF WATER

HYDRO POWER: HARNESSING THE POWER OF WATER

It is the rainy season and much of the country is receiving a lot of rain. Even though the rains have been accompanied by increased level of destruction to infrastructure, widespread flooding and lose of life in some cases, on the positive side, we are already starting to experience its...

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The Future of Oil Industry in Kenya

The Future of Oil Industry in Kenya

Oil Demand and Price In recent months, major oil producers in the world have been embroiled in political turmoil, and this has resulted in uncertainty in the oil market. This is one of the reasons that oil consumers are worried about the supply and demand of this precious commodity. Some...

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Are you licensed? 3 Opportunities you are probably missing out on…

Are you licensed? 3 Opportunities you are probably missing out on…

Let’s start with some good news today. I passed my ERC oral interviews and was awarded a class A Energy Auditor’s License! It is a great feeling to pass. For now, I guess there only 13 licensed energy auditors in our entire country. This is can be a good thing...

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3 Good Websites for Energy Engineers

3 Good Websites for Energy Engineers

I recently went for an oral licensing interview to become a Licensed Energy Auditor with our local regulator ERC (Energy Regulatory Commission). I still have not received my results yet but anytime from now I should know my fate. The interview was a 3 stage step where the first part...

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Top 5 Kenyan Companies to Work With

Top 5 Kenyan Companies to Work With

Do We Have Good Firms In Kenya? Back in 2012 there were reports that Kenyan engineers were now free to work in both Tanzania and Uganda, as result of a Mutual Recognition Agreement. (MRA) This offered a huge relief for Kenyans who have always looked to exploit opportunities found within...

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Company Review: Viscar Industrial Capacity

Company Review: Viscar Industrial Capacity

This is a new category of the blog that will be evaluating different companies in the manufacturing and energy industry. We shall also be evaluating schools and other institutions. For a start we shall start with Viscar Industrial Capacity.

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Is Hydrogen Energy The Next Big Thing?

Is Hydrogen Energy The Next Big Thing?

Hydrogen forms a perfect alternative source of energy for more reasons than one. Apart from being the most plentiful gas in the atmosphere, hydrogen does not emit harmful gases such as CO2. Due to this, any breakthrough in commercial use of hydrogen would be great news to the whole world....

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Revolution of Wind Technology

Revolution of Wind Technology

The last few years have seen a significant increase in the global number of installed wind turbines. Currently, wind energy is a key contributor to the national grid in many countries across the world. In 2010, wind was already contributing 2.5% of the total global electricity. To improve the quality...

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Energy Trends in Kenya

Energy Trends in Kenya

Since 2005, the Kenyan energy sector has received a major boost, mainly through large investments in wind and geothermal energy projects. However, the demand for energy is increasing at a very fast rate due to population increase and industrialization. On the global front, demand for energy is two-fold with users...

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