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Energy 4 Impact, in partnership with the OVO Foundation, is piloting a novel approach to upgrading education and health care services in remote Kenyan communities. Standard sized solar PV systems are being installed, with an ongoing maintenance contract in place to guarantee the supply of power. How the school or clinic then makes use of […]

Sollatek Electronics (Kenya) Limited has been in operation since 1985 as the sole authorized agent for Sollatek products and the owner of the Sollatek franchise in East Africa. The Head Office is in Mombasa and they run a sister operation in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. They operate as a wholesale and last mile distribution outfit, […]

BACKGROUND With the aim of improving the conditions and facilities of public health centers, the Health Sciences Department of the University of Nairobi (UoN) is in contract with the Health Department of Kiambu and Kerinyaga Counties. The University of Nairobi functions to set up PBS installation projects that seek to upgrade the standards of the […]

The company is starting a new initiative to banish counterfeiters. Randy Hetrick first noticed counterfeits on Amazon.com Inc. in 2013. He had been selling his TRX Training System– an exercise kit of suspension straps– on the site since 2008. When he began noticing cheap imitations, he had his employees scour Amazon for more, then go […]

An Interview with Sollatek Electronics Kenya’s Managing Director, Mr. Saleem Abdulla conducted by Marcopolis as part of the Kenya Report focused on topics such as investments, doing business, economy and regional integration. Let’s talk about the region, which you cover. Please tell us about the East African region. How would you describe and assess your sector? We can […]

Elizabeth’s education background is in medical engineering with the aim to work in hospitals and medical faculties, however in 1998, she applied and was offered a job as a technician with Sollatek Electronics Kenya Ltd (SEKL). She was the only female technical then and remains the only female technician now. Sollatek has put her skills and […]

All electrical and electronic equipment, connected to the mains supply is at risk of being damaged from spikes, surges, lightning, power cuts, brown-outs, power-cuts (blackouts), power back surges, and over-voltage. The following is a summary of the main types of power problems, causes and how these affect electrical and electronic equipment.   Spikes/Surge: Very short, […]