Manufacturers celebrate energy efficiency gains 

KAM hosts 18th Energy Management Awards 

Kenya Breweries Ltd, Nairobi are the overall winners of this year’s Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) Energy Management Awards (EMA). 

Speaking during the awards ceremony, KAM Chairman, Mucai Kunyiha observed that Kenya’s manufacturing sector is making significant strides towards a net zero, resilient future through energy efficiency. 

The global manufacturing landscape is undergoing profound transformation. This is characterized by technological innovations geared towards process efficiency and resource recovery, use of alternative clean energy sources, impact-centred global agreements and policies, and responsible production and consumption as we shift to a circular economy.” 

Energy and Petroleum Authority (EPRA) Director General, Daniel Kiptoo, commended local industry for embracing green growth through energy efficiency and conservation. He reaffirmed Government’s commitment to creating an enabling environment, noting, “We shall continue to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in the country through research and planning, as well as development of standards and regulations.” 

Senior Deputy Director of Renewable Energy, Ministry of Energy, Paul Mbuthi, called for action towards climate change mitigation. Promoting energy efficiency is critical in mitigating climate change. As a country, we need to focus more on renewable energy, to reach us closer to achieving net zero emissions.” 

The Energy Management Awards 2022 winners in various categories are: 

Category Winner
Students Innovation Award Solar Powered Car – The Nyeri National Polytechnic
Banking and Finance Sector Award Kenya Commercial bank
Green Building Award Aashiana
County Award Kisumu County
Water Conservation Award Kenya Breweries Ltd, Kisumu
Renewable Energy Award Kenya Breweries Ltd Kisumu
Best Thermal Energy Savings Award (small consumer) Wire Products Ltd
Best Thermal Energy Savings Award (medium consumer)

 

Farmer’s Choice Ltd
Best Thermal Energy Savings Award (large consumer)

 

Tata Chemicals Magadi
Electrical Energy Savings Award (small consumer) Capwell Industries
Electrical Energy Savings Award (medium consumer)

 

Unga Ltd Eldoret
Electrical Energy Savings Award (large consumer)

 

Kenya Breweries Ltd, Nairobi
Sustained High Performance Award Mombasa Cement, Athi River
Best Tea Sector Award James Finlay (K), Changana Factory
Best Energy Practise and Process Improvement Award Tata Chemicals Magadi
Service Sector Award Crowne Plaza Airport
Best Public Institution Award Kenyatta National Hospital
Best New Entrant Award Cooperative Bank LMC Karen
Best Energy Management Team Award Ngorongo Tea Factory

 

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