Daily Archives: October 5, 2017

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Nigeria’s Renewable Energy Start Ups

Nigeria’s Renewable Energy Start Ups

Africa has an immense energy crisis. In a continent with a population of close to 1 billion, over 625 million people are without power. According to the International Energy Agency, that makes up 68% of the population. This is ironic considering the fact that Africa has an abundance of natural resources available. For instance, the

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Lagos: Our Interest is Gas to Power Economy

The Lagos State government yesterday said it is more interested in gas to generate power to run the engine of its economy. It has therefore urged the Federal Government to allocate the remaining oil blocks in the Dahomey basin for more oil prospecting. Its Commissioner for Energy & Mineral Resources, Mr. Olawale Oluwo, who spoke

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Akwa Ibom Metering Factory will Protect Nigerians from High Electricity Tariffs- Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that the new metering factory in Onna local government area of Akwa Ibom State would complement federal government’s resolve to ensure that Nigerians enjoy a steady and efficient electricity supply. The Vice President commissioned the factory as part of activities marking the 30th anniversary of the creation of Akwa Ibom

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DisCos and the Unutilised Electricity

The Honourable Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Raji Fashola (SAN), during one of his working visits to Jos, was quoted to have said that about 5,950 megawatts of electricity was not utilized by the distribution companies within the spate of ten days. To start with, by simple definition, ‘electricity simply means the movement

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Solar, Hydro Still Priorities in Nigeria’s Energy Mix – Buhari

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, has reiterated his government’s commitment to expand the country’s electricity sources and make solar and hydro feature prominently in the mix. Buhari, in his address to the country’s citizens at its 57th Independence celebration, said with the help of both source of electricity, he hopes the country’s generation capacity would rise

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Solar Making Gradual Gains Across Nigeria – Fashola

Solar power footprints in Nigeria has been slow but progressive, indicating its gradual and encouraging acceptance in the country, the minister of power, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said. Speaking at the third edition of the annual National Council on Power (NACOP) in Jos, Plateau State, Fashola, stated that the advancement in solar footprints in Nigeria

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FG to Export Electricity to ECOWAS States Through Appropriate Power Purchase Agreement

The Permanent Secretary (Power), Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Louis Edozien, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Federal Government of Nigeria to export electricity to member states of Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS) through appropriate Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). According to the communique, Mr. Edozien, urged the Communaute` Electrique du

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