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Firms clean up act, spell death of dirty fuels

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The move comes at a time when coal, responsible for immense atmospheric pollution, is increasingly becoming unpopular

Firms clean up act, spell death of dirty fuels

By Peter Theuri | 28 days ago

Wind and solar now outpower thermal in Kenya energy mix

Wind and solar now outpower thermal in Kenya energy mix

Another key highlight was the reduction in the installed capacity of thermal power plants

Macharia Kamau | 1 year ago

World Bank plans to connect 1.3m households to solar power

A World Bank-funded initiative is targeting to connect about 1.3 million households to electricity generated from within their localities.

Standard Reporter | 1 year ago

Capitalising on Africa’s largest lake for solar-powered farming in Tanzania

In efforts to assist farmers in Tanzania to improve profitability, Energy 4 Impact is offering business advisory services to Simusolar, a firm providing and financing solar powered irrigation technologies in Tanzania. Energy 4 Impact and Simusolar recently conducted an assessment of farmers in the Lake Zone that encompasses Mara and Mwanza regions. Over 160 farmers and 40 other key players in the value chain including traders, wholesalers and retailers of agricultural crops were assessed in both Musoma and Mwanza districts with an aim of understanding the horticultural value chain in the two areas. “We teamed up with Simusolar to test the hypothesis that smallholder farmers, especially those growing high-value horticultural crops, are open to adopting affordable irrigation technologies once financing schemes, easy access to inputs and agronomic advice are facilitated. This hypothesis testing was a crucial step before making recommendations to farmers on specific irrigation systems

Fredrick Obura | 4 years ago

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