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Strathmore Energy Research Centre (SERC) offers professional training, project development and technical research in the renewable sector.

Since 2012 SERC has trained more than a thousand technicians and implemented various innovative pilot projects to bring renewable energy to its rightful place in Africa.

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Certified Energy Manager Course

Strathmore Energy Research Centre hosted a Certified Energy Manager training course between 5th and 13th of December 2016. The training was offered by the Association of Energy Professionals East Africa, the only local body accredited by the AEE to conduct CEM training, under the partial sponsorship of GIZ.  


Strathmore University zero-carbon footprint journey

Strathmore University is the first educational institution in sub-Saharan Africa to achieve a zero-carbon footprint. The genesis for the idea has been three and half years in the making.


Vestas sponsors Marsabit youth SPV T1,T2 Training

Vestas is a wind turbine company headquartered in Denmark with projects in 75 countries. In Kenya, Vestas is a contractor to Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) and will manufacture, transport, install and service the wind park under a 15-year service and availability contract with LTWP.

 


Training of KTDA Factory Management Team on Energy Management

The Kenya Tea Development Agency Holdings Ltd. (KTDA) processes tea grown by small-scale farmers. It owns and operates 66 tea processing facilities around the country. Tea production is an energy intensive process with energy costs constituting up to 30% of the total production costs. Energy efficiency is therefore a major opportunity to cut production costs in the tea industry. In addition, the Energy Management Regulations, 2012 mandates designated facilities to put in place management systems to conserve energy.

 


Strathmore University 600kW Solar PV project wins Private Sector Award

Strathmore University 600kW solar PV project won the Private Sector award in the KAM Renewable Energy...


Contact Details

Strathmore Energy Research Centre
Madaraka Estate, Ole Sangale
P.O. Box 59857 00200
City Square, Nairobi, Kenya
Tel.: +254 (0) 703 034 000
Email: serc@strathmore.edu
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