Tag: hydropower

Why rain is double-edged sword for Kenya’s green energy mix

As Kenya goes heavy on renewable energy sources, rain is turning out to be a curse and blessing at once for the country’s...

COVID-19 has accelerated firms’ perspective towards environmental issues

The pandemic has perhaps shown the disruptive impact of businesses on the environment, and the issues we could not have noted if...

Solar Records Steepest Price Drop Among Renewables

Solar energy costs have dropped by the steepest margin in the last 10 years among renewable sources, even as hydropower recorded an...

Uganda Leads Africa In Promoting Post-Pandemic Hydropower Projects

Uganda is representing Africa in advancing the role of hydropower in enabling wide-scale transition to renewables post-Covid-19. Hydro Power...

Exclusive: Inside Kenya’s 95pc Green Energy Mix

Kenya is among a handful of nations worldwide generating and consuming electricity almost completely from renewable sources. Geothermal is...

KenGen Gets Funding To Raise Masinga Dam Wall

Power producer KenGen has secured funds to raise Masinga dam wall as a way of increasing water catchment and ensuring steady supply...

World Bank Makes A Case For Floating Solar Stations

The World Bank is encouraging construction of floating solar projects on water citing efficiency and cost-effectiveness. A floating solar plant...

Kenya, Ethiopia Listed Among Countries With Best Workforce In Hydropower

The World Bank has rated Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana and Mozambique’s labour pool in hydropower as most qualified on the continent.

Inside China’s Plan to Link the World to Green Energy

China may be scrambling to knock out the deadly coronavirus which has claimed over 100 lives but it doesn’t mean everything else has been...