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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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