Since the begining of the second half of 2017, there has been alot of buzz on the upcoming COP23 in Bonn, Germany. It is great to see that like every other high level governmental discussions, the COP over the years has gained incredible momentum and has made the issues of climate and the enviornment a big part … Continue reading Cop 23 starts tomorrow!!
KfW development bank is testing a block chain for development aid. Since one of the aims of this blog is to simplify things, I’ll explain what KfW and the block chain are, then the first sentence above can make some sense. So here is the breakdown. Kfw (The German Reconstruction Credit Institute) which was … Continue reading KfW is testing Blockchain for development aid
How exactly is our energy profile accessed? Recently I stumbled on a list of indices that are used to analyze energy profiles of countries. So basically, saying 100 million people do not have access to electricity in Africa is not a vague expression, neither does it mean they these people have never seen a … Continue reading Energy Indicators for Sustainable Development.
It has taken a long deliberation and reading to decide if it was worth it to write this post, because it is quite political. Last night, I concluded it was important and it needed to be written. Like a broken record, I will say again that these are interesting times in energy as we have … Continue reading On Africa energy future being hijacked.
Since its inception in 1998, Google has created several products to make life easier for its users and humanity at large. Larry Page (Founder of Google) is fond of saying if you choose a more difficult problem to tackle, you will have less competition. With a lot of hardware investment going into alternative energy, Google … Continue reading Do you know about the Google ‘project sunroof’?
The electric power we use every day can seem complicated to understand. Thousands of users get their electricity bill from the utility companies and many just sit back and complain about how the bills are so high and never really understand the basics of the billing or the metering system. It's okay if you don't, … Continue reading Power basics: breaking it down