How a Kenyan factory lowered its energy costs

How a Kenyan factory lowered its energy costs

A strategic decision by Premier Food Industries, the maker of Peptang tomato and chilli sauce, to install energy efficient equipment is returning the firm millions in savings. Based in Baba Dogo on the outskirts of the capital Nairobi, the firm installed...
Inside Kenya’s strategy to lower power losses

Inside Kenya’s strategy to lower power losses

Kenya plans to lower its power system losses to 15% by 2025 from nearly 23% currently, in what could hand Kenya Power $15.71 million in savings per year. A longer term target is to cut the losses to about five percent by 2040, according to the Kenya Energy Sector...
Kenya to begin power trade with Ethiopia in November

Kenya to begin power trade with Ethiopia in November

Kenya will from November begin buying 200MW from Ethiopia following a bilateral power trade deal that will see the capacity double over the next three years. “Kenya Power has formally executed its power purchase agreement (PPA) with Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) to...
Kenya eyes second geothermal spa

Kenya eyes second geothermal spa

Kenya’s Geothermal Development Company (GDC) has announced plans to build a vast geothermal spa to potentially rival Iceland’s popular Blue Lagoon. If built, it will be Kenya’s second geothermal spa, after the one operated by Kenya Electricity Generating Company...