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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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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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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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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