USAID Brings Electricity to Kapoeta, southern Sudan

Electricity is one of the infrastructure needs for production of commodities that improve the standard of living. Electricity promotes industrialization, therefore providing employment opportunity. It also reduces dependency on firewood and charcoal. Therefore, the launch of power installation at Kapoeta to provide electricity is a good development. The official inauguration of electricity project which was […]

Electricity at all costs: Kribi gas-powered electricity station

Just a few families those who were living at the center near the plant were compensated and relocated but those who remained, living 100 meters 200 to 400 meters from the site are still there. They have been left behind and they are the ones still bearing the full force of the activity of the […]

Floatlands – Dev Update 13 (Vendors, Electricity and NPCs)

Welcome to Floatlands Development Update no.13 Enjoy!

Stop banks financing fossil fuels

Around the world our friends and neighbours are increasingly affected by the changing climate, driven by carbon emissions from the burning of fossil fuels. This is leading to more people becoming trapped in poverty. People like Marta. Rice farming for Marta is a constant battle. Climate change means that she is more often faced with […]

How to bring affordable, sustainable electricity to Africa | Rose M. Mutiso

So right now, nearly one billion people globally don’t have access to electricity in their homes. And in sub-Saharan Africa, more than half of the population remain in the dark. So you probably all know this image from NASA. There’s a name for this darkness. It’s called “energy poverty,” and it has massive implications for […]

How To Approach Strangers (5 EASY STEPS)

People where I live or not friendly, I don’t have to approach them. Hi, I’m Johnny from the art of charm what I like to speak to you today is a commonly held thought the lots of people have upon approaching new people for the first time. The belief is that people in my town […]

How to Start a Speech

One of the first words you should say in a speech, and what are the last words you should say in a speech Now tomorrow, I don’t know how many of you are speaking, but I guarantee if you go to conferences 19 out of 20 speakers will start in one of these ways number […]

Study Tour for MEPs on 100% Renewable Energy in El Hierro

This Friday a group of European Parliamentarians visited the wind farm of El Hierro They represent countries like Greece, Poland or Germany and they demonstrated their commitment to the project, which is an example of sustainability and a reference point for renewable energy Members of the European parliament have decided to visit today the hydro-wind […]

In the dark: Electricity a ‘luxury’ in poor Madagascar | AFP

Claudine and her family have been living in this makeshift tent for almost six months. Their home was one of 20 houses that burned down in this neighbourhood of Madagascar’s capital. The fire was caused by an electrical short-circuit. “The short-circuit started on that house over there, as the house is made of dry wood […]

Noise Engineering Controls: Hydropower Plants – Sound Dampening

[music] Hydropower plants generate lots of power and sometimes excessive noise. For employees working inside the powerplants harmful noise levels can cause problems. In the last 10 years, Reclamation has spent over 5 million dollars in hearing loss claims. Among the Bureau of Reclamation’s 53 hydropower plants, some built more than half a century ago, […]