Dialogue as a Tool for...

Energy projects are sometimes characterised by resistance from the local communities in which they are to be conducted. This leads to a deadlock, expensive litigations, delays and sometimes violence as the communities resort to various ways of blocking…

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Communicating a big energy project...

Energy projects involve a number of stakeholders, including the government, private sector, civil society, and communities holding various interests. An identified barrier to the widespread adoption of an energy project is the lack of understanding in the public,…

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Energy associations and their place...

The energy industry is a wide array of all the sectors involved in the production and supply of energy. The energy sector is to a great extent at the heart of the sustainability agenda as reflected in the…

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How to engage the rural...

Promoting voluntary actions and encouraging behaviour change can have a big impact on building energy sustainable communities. Community engagement, therefore, is fundamental in generating community support and delivering positive and effective outcomes for energy sustainability. Rural areas are…

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Engaging The Public on Energy...

Engaging The Public on Energy Efficiency Post-COVID Crisis In recent times, the conversation on energy efficiency and energy conservation has increasingly come to the forefront. With global greenhouse gas emissions continuing to rise, the need for collective responsibility…

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Increasing Solar Energy Awareness in...

Increasing Solar Energy Awareness in Kenya Kenya is among the African countries that continue to lag behind when it comes to growth in solar energy. This is despite the fact that Africa in general has the best solar…

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Why community engagement is key...

Why community engagement is key in energy projects To successfully implement an energy project in Kenya, comprehensive engagement with local communities is of paramount importance. As one of the stakeholders, local communities are, arguably, the most affected whenever…

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