Blog / News

  • W1siziisijiwmtkvmdqvmtyvmtavmdkvmtkvmtg1l1dlynnpdgugqmxvzybjbwfnzxmucg5nil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilciynzb4mjawxhuwmdnjil1d

    With over 22 years in the energy sector, the East African Community Secretariat’s senior industrial engineer was mentored by some of the industry’s key engineers. Now as a mentor to young professionals herself, Eng Jennifer A. Gache née Nyambala is actively engaged in driving market development. This article first appeared in ESI-Africa Edition ...

  • W1siziisijiwmtkvmdmvmjyvmtevmjuvntmvodezl1dlynnpdgugqmxvzybjbwfnzxmgkdiwks5wbmcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji3mhgymdbcdtawm2mixv0

    Drought, polar vortices, storms of unprecedented ferocity, flooding - you name it and in one part or another of the globe, it would appear that weather of an extreme nature is battering the planet. Whether you subscribe to the concept of climate change or not, the fact that weather appears to be more volatile than ever before is without question...

  • W1siziisijiwmtkvmdmvmjyvmtavmjcvntyvmjeyl1dlynnpdgugqmxvzybjbwfnzxmgkdkplnbuzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjcwediwmfx1mdazyyjdxq

    The development of new power plants is often impeded by the availability and suitability of land. This hindrance has encouraged the development of new techniques, which can be observed in the growing popularity of floating solar PV (floatovoltaic) plant deployment. This article first appeared in ESI-Africa Edition 1, 2019. The full article was p...

  • W1siziisijiwmtkvmdmvmjyvmtevmdgvmtuvnjivv2vic2l0zsbcbg9nieltywdlcyaomtgplnbuzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwimjcwediwmfx1mdazyyjdxq

    In virtually every industry, one of the most pressing questions that companies must ask, and answer, is how much they are spending on manual processes in this day of automation and digital transformation. This is no less true in collecting and managing energy data, where manual data collection and entry largely remains as the standard—albeit ant...

  • W1siziisijiwmtkvmdmvmjyvmtevmdyvndmvmjqwl1dlynnpdgugqmxvzybjbwfnzxmgkde3ks5wbmcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji3mhgymdbcdtawm2mixv0

    It’s no secret that global energy demand continues to rise, with some estimating an increase of a third by 2040. Meanwhile, the energy industry is on the cusp of a 100-year change away from oil and coal hydrocarbons towards renewables and natural gas. Every stakeholder in the industry has a role to play in the energy transition, including within...

  • W1siziisijiwmtkvmdmvmjyvmtavmzevmdqvmjc2l1dlynnpdgugqmxvzybjbwfnzxmgkdewks5wbmcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji3mhgymdbcdtawm2mixv0

    Bloomberg is reporting that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd is talking with Siemens AG about a possible purchase or joint venture agreement, which would see Mitsubishi take over Siemens’ gas turbine business. The people reportedly said that Siemens is talking with several other firms as well. According to Bloomberg, people familiar with the matt...

  • W1siziisijiwmtkvmdmvmjyvmtavmzcvmjivotgxl1dlynnpdgugqmxvzybjbwfnzxmgkdezks5wbmcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji3mhgymdbcdtawm2mixv0

    Italian multinational oil and gas company Eni, has begun the construction of two new solar PV projects in Pakistan and Tunisia. The Tunisian plant will be built at the ADAM oil concession, while the plant in Pakistan will be situated in close proximity to the Bhit gas field. A company statement highlighted that the projects will support upstream...

  • W1siziisijiwmtkvmdmvmjyvmtavmzuvndyvodkxl1dlynnpdgugqmxvzybjbwfnzxmgkdeyks5wbmcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji3mhgymdbcdtawm2mixv0

    Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has, on behalf of the government of India, extended three lines of credit totaling $83.11 million to the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The credit will be used to finance the installation of three solar PV power projects with a total capacity of 35MW in three provinces namely Kar...

  • W1siziisijiwmtkvmdmvmjyvmtavmzmvmzavndc3l1dlynnpdgugqmxvzybjbwfnzxmgkdexks5wbmcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji3mhgymdbcdtawm2mixv0

    Energy demand worldwide grew by 2.3% last year, its fastest pace this decade, an exceptional performance driven by a robust global economy and stronger heating and cooling needs in some regions. These findings are part of the International Energy Agency’s latest assessment of global energy consumption and energy-related CO2 emissions for 2018. T...

  • W1siziisijiwmtkvmdmvmjyvmtevmjmvmdgvnji0l1dlynnpdgugqmxvzybjbwfnzxmgkde5ks5wbmcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisiji3mhgymdbcdtawm2mixv0

    Amid the political tension in Venezuela, intensified power shortages experienced over the past weeks are adding more chaos and unrest in the South American country. Reports have it that recent outages have caused a spike in the number of deaths in hospitals. According to Al Jazeera, both the political chaos and the increase in power outages are ...