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UK Wind Outperformed Coal in 2016

New analysis of figures from Carbon Brief has shown that the UK generated more electricity from wind than it did from coal during 2016, a first for the UK. The UK-based Carbon Brief analyzed a range of sources in advance of official estimates set to be published by the UK’s Department of Business, Energy and

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Africa Looks to Solar for Communities Off the Grid

Above the sacks of seeds and coal, three kerosene lamps gather dust in the tiny shed that Kenyan chicken farmer Bernard calls home. He prefers to use solar energy to light up his evenings, listen to the radio or watch television, after abandoning a diesel generator he said was expensive to maintain and burned fuel

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Africa: AfDb Guarantees $12bn Investment in Electricity Over Five Years

The 8th President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has explained that AfDB would invest $12bn over the next five years in support of accelerated electricity supply in Africa and would leverage between $45 to $50m from the private sector.  He disclosed this at the Africa Day in Marrakech, Morocco on the side-line

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Exploring Alternative Power Sources to Boost Real Sector Growth

 Constrained by the adverse effects of poor electricity supply, stakeholders in the real sector are bracing the odds by exploring alternative power source options to keep their entities afloat and ensure modest returns on their shareholders’ investments. In the Nigerian manufacturing sector, poor electricity supply remains one of the formidable challenges investors are contending with

Companies & Products

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NNPC Pledges Improved Gas Supply to Gencos by November

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said there will be an improvement in gas supply to electricity generation companies (Gencos) in the country by the middle of November when repairs on some key gas facilities would have been completed. According to the communiqué read out to journalists at the recent monthly meeting of power

Power Industry Events

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Event: #NAEE2016, Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo

The Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo 2016 is biggest renewable energy event in Nigeria. The 6th #NAEE2016 will  take place at the  Shehu Musa Yar ‘ Adua Centre Abuja, from October 19- 21, 2016.  NAEE is continually forging new partnerships to create enabling environment for the industry to grow. NAEE where leaders come to devise winning strategies to

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