Category: renewable

Human Scent Baited, Solar Powered Mosquito Traps

Solar powered traps baited with human body odor may provide an effective method of trapping and killing the malaria causing mosquitoes. The solar-powered odor-baited mosquito trapping systems (SMoTS) have so far given positive results, and may provide an effective malaria intervention method. Even though people are now scared about the new Zika virus, malaria is […]

Cleaning Solar Panels to improve efficiency

Clean solar panels ensure higher output and efficient energy conversion. Energy output from solar panels is determined by factors such as the installation, amount of sun, direction, tilt and the cleanliness of the surface. Most of the solar panels are self cleaning if the tilt angle allows, however, this does not happen when the tilt […]

Kenya Ranked Eighth Largest Geothermal Power Producer

Kenya has invested heavily in geothermal power in the last four years to become the biggest geothermal power producer in Africa and eighth globally. Kenya has added 280MW from Olkaria 1 and Olkaria 4 geothermal power plants to the national grid in its bid to meet the rising demand for electricity by its population. The opening […]