Kenya Engineer on 17th April 2014 won the position of first and second runner up, in the category of Nuclear energy story of the year and oil and gas downstream story of the year 2014 respectively.
The event dubbed Energy Journalism Awards took place at the Stanley hotel and was graced by all the main players in the energy sector including energy cabinet secretary Davis Chirchir, Kengen CEO Albert Mugo and Ben Chumo of Kenya Power and Lighting Company.
The energy cabinet secretary encouraged CEOs in the energy sector to create time for journalists since inaccurate journalism scare away investments. On the arena of investments he added that power tariffs are set to go down giving Kenya a competitive edge at the global level.
The threshold of the articles was anchored on their relevance, objectivity, accuracy, balance and the impact they had on the society. All these five pointers used are of paramount importance to Kenya Engineer, little wonder all its articles submitted were shortlisted.
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