Am an entrepreneur in renewable energy. I co-founded a briquetting plant in Kenya early 2020 with the aim of adding value to biomass waste to produce briquettes that can be used to fire commercial boilers. The available biomass waste in Kenya is in the form of rice husks, coffee husks, saw dust from workshops, maize cobs e.t.c in large quantities.
We started by collecting significant amount (1,000 tons) of the bio waste then constructed the factory shed and procured a briquetting machine & started operations in July 2020.
We have so far attracted clients that include international brands such as BATA, MARS WRIGLEYS, GOLDEN AFRICA and leading local companies. We have within the few months of operations grossed over Usd 100,000 worth of sales having sold over 1,000 tons of briquettes. We plan to scale up production.
We have recently introduced eco household briquettes made though pyrolyzing the biomass briquettes. This has enormous potential to within households as a chea