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 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.
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 won the Private Sector award in the KAM Renewable Energy...
Energy Professionals in East Africa launch an association that will ensure highest standards of professionalism and efficiency in energy management within the region.