Country: Kenya

Kenya scales up SWH experts training

More than a year after Kenya’s parliament annulled the solar building regulations, the government is still scaling up the training of experts in the installation, maintenance and repair of solar […]

Demand falls as Kenya ends solar thermal regulations

In August 2018, Kenya’s parliament revoked the rules that stipulated the installation of solar thermal systems in buildings needing more than 100 litres of hot water per day. Drafted by […]

Exciting prospects in Kenya, Morocco and the UAE

Some countries in northern and eastern Africa will grow into important markets for solar thermal products in the coming years: This was a statement the majority of the 58 export-orientated […]

Solar showers for displaced people and refugees

The UN Refugee Agency has begun ordering solar water heaters to improve the sanitary conditions in Ugandan refugee camps. The news ties in neatly with the first conference on Energy […]

Frontrunner in Solar Obligations in Africa

The government of the East-African country approved the so-called Energy (Solar Water Heating) Regulations 2012, which were gazetted on 25 May that year. The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is implementing […]

Kenya: Financial Scheme Attached to Solar Obligation

Kenya is the frontrunner in solar obligations in Africa. The government of the East-African country approved the so-called Energy (Solar Water Heating) Regulations 2012, which were gazetted on 25 May […]