IEEE, KENYA, Renewable Energy, Uncategorized

The Power Energy Society Renewable Energy for Kids Program

Group Photo featuring the Maa Trust scholarship students and the PES HAC Ambassador Representatives. About RES FOR KIDS Program The PES RES for kids is part of the PES NwB (Networking without Borders) project drive by PES CSAC (Chapters SAC) and Power Energy Society volunteers across the world. It is carried out by Humanitarian Activities… Continue reading The Power Energy Society Renewable Energy for Kids Program

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A Visit To the mini-grid that sits deep in the Mara, Meet the Talek Solar Plant.

Having a moment outside the solar plant. The Talek solar mini-grid was developed by the German federal development corporation, GIZ. It was handed over to the government who further contracted Powergen to handle the operations and maintenance of the plant.This model works in such a way that the local County Government takes ownership over the… Continue reading A Visit To the mini-grid that sits deep in the Mara, Meet the Talek Solar Plant.

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18,990 SOLAR PANELS IN A DAY? ENEL SETS A WORLD RECORD!

Did you know Enel, an Italian energy major set a world record by installing 18,990 solar panels in Mexico in one day? This solar park is the size of 2,200 football fields and will eventually power 1.3 million homes. What is your country doing to mitigate climate change & ensure reliable electricity?  Mexico hit the news headlines… Continue reading 18,990 SOLAR PANELS IN A DAY? ENEL SETS A WORLD RECORD!

Green Energy, IEEE, Renewable Energy, Uncategorized

“MORE POWER TO THE FUTURE.”

It's been a long year, hopeful at the beginning, we had prayed for our blogs to prosper, wished it would get better, but the one big lesson I have learnt so far is that without actions, our dreams will never become a reality. When I decided to take the action step, I realized some massive… Continue reading “MORE POWER TO THE FUTURE.”

EASYP, IEEE, KENYA, RWANDA, SDGs, Tech, The Internet of Things (IoT), Uganda

THE EASYP CONGRESS EXPERIENCE THAT WAS!

The theme of the congress was to empower students and young professionals in advancing their careers for sustainable development. It is an opportune time for us as engineering and technology professionals to take advantage of any opportunity to advance our levels of knowledge, skills and competences for the better development of our region in particular… Continue reading THE EASYP CONGRESS EXPERIENCE THAT WAS!

Green Energy, Karuma Dam, Renewable Energy, Uganda

Uganda’S Karuma 600MW HydroPower Project Nears Completion

According to the contractor in charge of the project located in Kiryandogo, the construction of the Karuma power Dam is almost nearing completion. Sinohydro Corporation Ltd disclosed that the project which began in 2013 is 70% underway and in accordance with the allocated time frame and budget. The Chinese firm indicated further that the project… Continue reading Uganda’S Karuma 600MW HydroPower Project Nears Completion

Germany, Green Energy, Renewable Energy, SDGs

German Utility Companies Pay Consumers to Take Surplus Power Off the Grid.

We are all accustomed to paying for the daily units of power we consume. What happens when the case is the other way round? You as a customer, getting paid to consume the power. Let us see how that went down in Germany, thanks to its share of renewable energy resources incorporated to the grid.… Continue reading German Utility Companies Pay Consumers to Take Surplus Power Off the Grid.

Tech, The Internet of Things (IoT)

The Industrial Internet of Things Might Be What Your Company in Africa Needs!

"With the Internet of Things, data, in addition to physical objects, are a source of value—and connectivity makes it possible to build smarter supply chains, manufacturing processes, and even end-to-end ecosystems." - Deloitte Insights The Internet of Things - it is the idea of interconnecting devices which have an on/off switch to themselves & the… Continue reading The Industrial Internet of Things Might Be What Your Company in Africa Needs!

Green Energy

Revolutionizing the Sub-Saharan barren land into energy mines

According to NOSADE, to the south and east of the Atlas mountains, the climate becomes very hot and dry. This is where Morocco’s deserts begin. Quiet, scarcely populated and sheer endless in size, the south of the country contains few settlements and even fewer urban centers. Only gravel and rock are left behind once the… Continue reading Revolutionizing the Sub-Saharan barren land into energy mines