Daily Archives: April 7, 2017


India Plans to Set Up Solar Energy Projects in Underdeveloped Asian and African Countries.

India Plans to Set Up Solar Energy Projects in Underdeveloped Asian and African Countries.

In what may bolster its credentials as the global clean energy champion, India plans to develop small-scale solar power projects in the underdeveloped countries of Asia and Africa, according to two Indian government officials. Given its experience with rural electrification, India also plans to provide electricity access to villages in these countries. The Indian government


Electricity: How NNPC Plans to Generate 4,000 MW in 10 years

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC on Monday disclosed it plans to generate about 4,000 megawatts of electricity in the next 10 years to boost the supply in the country. Data from the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, on the current total power available to the 11 distribution companies as at February 28 stood at about 3868.39


Consumer Body Faults Sale of Gas to GenCos in Dollars

The Network for Electricity Consumers Advocacy of Nigeria says the sale of gas to Electricity Generating Companies, using international pricing template is not in the best interest of Nigerians and the GENCOs. The President of NECAN, Chief Tom Akinbogun, said in Abuja on Wednesday that the supply of gas to the GENCOs with global price


Nigeria, Others Kick as EU Allegedly Manipulates Africa Renewable Energy Projects

About 200 African civil society organisations have condemned European countries for allegedly manipulating and compromising the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI). The civil society groups’ grouse is that at a recent board meeting, France and the European Commission abused their position as donors to override the views of several Africans on the AREI board, by


33 Electricity Turbines Shut, Grid Loses 2,591MW Over Gas

The national electricity grid lost 2,591 megawatts (MW) on Wednesday due to gas shortage, line constraint and low water level across 12 Generation Companies (GenCos). Daily power generation statistics obtained yesterday shows that the peak (highest) generation was 3,932mw on April 5, 2017 from which 87,244 megawatts hour (mwh) energy was sent out through the

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