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    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 ...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...