Improved Performance of Soil Microbial Fuel Cell by Adding Earthworms

Hiroshi Yukimoto; Ebe Shohei; Tatsuya Ohike; Masahiro Okanami; Takashi Ano

Volume 4, Issue 2 and 3 , September 2017, , Pages 33-38

  Soil microbial fuel cells (SMFCs) are expected as an application to produce sustainable energy. Here, we focused on soil ecosystems, specifically the earthworms which are known to improve soil-fertility by degrading fallen leaves or plant litter. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of ...  Read More

Small Hydro-Power Plants in Kenya: A Review of Status, Challenges and Future Prospects

John G Mbaka; Mercy. W. Mwaniki

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, , Pages 20-26

  Small Hydro-power Plants (SHP) are an important source of electricity in many countries. However, little is known about SHP in Kenya. This paper reviews the status, challenges in implementation of SHP and prospects for future development of SHP in Kenya. The paper shows that SHP has not yet fully utilized ...  Read More