A nuclear power plant in Florida. PHOTO/MIAMI HERALD By ENERGY CORRESPONDENTnewsdesk@reporter.co.keThe last time a major hurricane hit the Turkey Point nuclear power plant, it caused $90 million in damage but left the nuclear reactors along southern Biscayne Bay unscathed.In anticipation of powerful Hurricane Irma, which projections on Wednesday showed headed...
Graph of world energy consumption. IMAGE/COURTESYBy ENERGY CORRESPONDENTnewsdesk@reporter.co.keEnergy efficiency will improve faster than global economic growth due to the rapid electrification of the world’s energy system, leading to a plateau in energy demand from 2030.That’s one of the key findings of the inaugural Energy Transition Outlook launched by quality...
Olkaria Geothermal plant in Naivasha, Kenya is regarded as one the largest geothermal facilities in in the world. PHOTO/COURTESYBy PATRICK MAYOYOnewsdesk@reporter.co.keGeothermal is posed to grow by leaps and bounds internationally in the coming years, with rapid growth in countries like Indonesia, the Philippines, and Kenya, all rich in geothermal...
Workers on a solar farm site. PHOTO/COURTESYBy ENVIRONMENT CORRESPONDENTnewsdesk@reporter.co.keThe way to stop global warming is to eliminate the use of fossil fuels and to embrace sustainable energy. Thankfully, many countries are converting their energy to solar, wind, hydroelectric, geothermal, and other clean energies. As this trend continues we can...