Cost and returns of renewable energy in sub-Saharan Africa: a comparison of Kenya and Ghana

Author(s) : Pueyo, A; Bawakyillenuo, S; Osiolo, H. Publication date : 21 April 2016 Publication type : Report Abstract : The allocation of finance for the provision of green electricity in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) should be informed by two questions. Which generation technologies are financially...

Quality and Energy Evaluation in Meat Cooking

Author(s): Pathare PB, Roskilly AP Publication date: 5 April 2016 Publication type: Journal Article Journal: African Journal of Microbiology Research Abstract: Consumer acceptance of meat is strongly influenced by the eating quality. Cooking method has great impact on eating quality of meat, and...

Communities of Energy

Author(s) : Campbell, Ben; Cloke, Jon; Brown, Ed Publication date : 27th January 2016 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Economic Anthropology Abstract : The call for social science to engage with energy infrastructures and users to enable low-carbon transitions that benefit the poor in...

A desk assessment of current products and players involved in the development and sale of domestic energy efficient products in Kenya

Author(s) : African Centre for Technology Studies Publication date : January 2016 Publication type : Review Executive summary : In recent years, there has been a significant increase in activities to provide energy to low-income households and communities in developing countries, through rural...

LCT Project Survey Report: Progress, challenges and lessons learnt to date

Author(s) : Cheruiyot, Mourine (African Centre for Technology Studies) Publication date : January 2016 Publication type : Report Introduction : The low cost energy efficient products for the bottom of the pyramid project, or LCT for short, is a project which focuses the development of energy...

Thin Layer Drying Characteristics of Stinging Nettle (Urticadioica L.) in a Solar Tunnel Dryer

Author(s): Kamwere MM, Kanali CL, Mutwiwa UN, Kituu GM Publication date: 12 December 2015 Publication type: Journal Article Journal: International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology Abstract: High moisture content vegetables form the bulk of most of the postharvest losses, estimated to...

Beyond technology and finance: pay-as-you-go sustainable energy access and theories of social change

Author(s) : Rolffs, Paula; Ockwell, David; Byrne, Rob Publication date : 9 December 2015 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Environment and Planning A Abstract : Two-thirds of people in sub-Saharan Africa lack access to electricity, a precursor of poverty reduction and development. The...

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