UNDERSTANDING ISO 50001 ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

UNDERSTANDING ISO 50001 ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

By Eleen Korir According to ISO,  Energy consumption and use across the globe continues to increase and has more than doubled in the last 40 years. This energy consumption is projected to increase a further 30% by 2040. While this is happening, there is an increase in...

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MEASURES FOR GREEN RECOVERY IN AFRICA

MEASURES FOR GREEN RECOVERY IN AFRICA

By Linet Njeri I first heard of the term green recovery during one of the World Energy Day Round tables on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Optimization. It was mentioned by one of the speakers, Lisa Reynolds, the CEO of Green Buildings and Design Group based in...

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SOLAR WATER HEATING EXPLAINED

SOLAR WATER HEATING EXPLAINED

By Karen Thuranira What is a Solar Water Heater? A solar water heater is a device that captures sunlight to heat water. Water heating accounts for a substantial portion of energy use in residential, commercial and institutional premises. Solar water heating systems...

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HOW TO SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT WHILE SHOPPING ONLINE

HOW TO SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT WHILE SHOPPING ONLINE

By Ruth Carol You must be wondering how the two terms, online shopping and the environment, ended up in one sentence. Well, this is because almost all human behaviors have an effect on the environment. With the current COVID-19 pandemic situation in the world and...

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KENGEN TO SETUP ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING STATIONS IN KENYA

KENGEN TO SETUP ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING STATIONS IN KENYA

By Ruth Carol Atieno The use of electric vehicles is very popular in the western countries such as the USA, Germany and Netherlands as a way to curb carbon emission. The whole world will soon switch to electric cars and Kenya will not be left behind. This is after the...

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KENYA’S FIRST NUCLEAR PLANT ON COURSE

KENYA’S FIRST NUCLEAR PLANT ON COURSE

By Ruth Carol Atieno Is Kenya going nuclear? Well definitely yes and this is after Kenya’s nuclear agency submitted impact studies for a $5 billion power plant, and said it’s on target to make and begin operation in about seven years. According to the report on the...

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