A Closer Look at Gas Cylinders Tracking

Safety and regulation are paramount in the gas industry to prevent accidents, ensure consumer protection, and maintain industry standards.  In Kenya, recent initiatives to track gas cylinders aim to bolster safety measures and accountability within the sector. The introduction of tracking systems for gas cylinders holds the potential to revolutionize safety practices and enhance regulatory…

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The Rise of Private Sector Investment in Energy with  Sosian Energy Leading the Way

Sosian Energy, a Nairobi-based company, is making strides in Kenya’s renewable energy sector. Recently, the company received approval to construct a 50-Megawatt wind farm in Marsabit. Sosian Energy is a big player in Kenya’s energy sector, especially in renewable energy like geothermal power.  The company, connected to the family of the late President Daniel arap…

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How will Nigeria’s plan to tripple energy prices affect you?

Nigeria has decided to nearly triple energy prices but will keep subsidies for low-income people. This change is significant for Nigeria’s development and economy. It aims to attract investments, improve energy infrastructure, and boost economic growth while ensuring that energy remains affordable for those who need it most.  This decision shows Nigeria’s effort to address…

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Navigating Kenya Power’s Sustainability Path in the Face of Fresh Competition

The entry of new competitors into Kenya’s energy sector is set to shake up pricing, service quality, and sustainability practices. Competition is expected to force Kenya Power to rethink its pricing strategies, likely leading to lower electricity costs for consumers. Improved service delivery is also anticipated, with companies focusing more on customer support, quicker issue resolution,…

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Empowering Ghana through Renewable Energy Advocacy

“The Renewable Charge” documentary highlights the collaboration between 350 Ghana Reducing Our Carbon (350 G-ROC) and 350Africa.org in advocating for renewable energy solutions in Ghana. It emphasizes grassroots efforts and community-driven advocacy for sustainable energy practices.  The documentary showcases the achievements of the Renewable Energy for Communities (RE4C) campaign. It includes community education on solar…

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Kenya's Import of 200 MW Renewable Energy From Ethiopia

Kenya’s Import of 200 MW Renewable Energy From Ethiopia

Kenya has reached a significant milestone by importing 200 megawatts of renewable energy from Ethiopia, a crucial step towards sustainable energy development. Energy Cabinet Secretary Davis Chirchir emphasized the importance of regional energy integration for Kenya’s energy sector. Ethiopia now supplies 11% of Kenya’s daily electricity consumption, reducing reliance on traditional sources. This helps stabilize…

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African Climate Summit keen on spurring and decolonise Africa’s energy

African and international leaders will attend the African Climate Summit from September 4 to 6 in Nairobi, Kenya. They will deliberate on Africa’s unified position on the climate crisis ahead of COP28, the global climate talks, in December and develop the Nairobi Declaration for green growth, a blueprint for Africa’s green energy transition. COP28 President Sultan Al…

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The Smart meter revolution in the Energy Landscape

The energy landscape is undergoing a massive transformation, driven by the increasing adoption of renewable energy sources, distributed generation, and the growing need for energy efficiency. At the heart of this transformation lies the smart meter, a device that is revolutionizing the way we manage and integrate distributed energy resources (DERs) into the grid. Smart…

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