Daily Archives: January 3, 2018


Nuclear Power Will Strengthen Nigeria’s Economy, Energy Security – Russian Envoy

Nuclear Power Will Strengthen Nigeria’s Economy, Energy Security – Russian Envoy

Russian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Nikolay Udovichenko has said that the development of nuclear technologies would strengthen Nigeria’s position as one of the leading economies of the African continent as well as strengthen its energy security, Vanguard reports. Nigeria and Russia, in 2016, signed an agreement for the construction of a multifunctional nuclear center in Nigeria. “We

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Egbin Power Targets Additional 1800MW Under Phase 2 Expansion Plan

Management of Egbin Power Plc, has restated its commitment to fast-track its planned investments in additional gas pipelines, the proposed Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) project for the Egbin Phase 2 project with an estimated capacity of between 1,350 Megawatts, MW, and 1800MW using modern technologies as well as the deployment of renewable energy


National Assembly, Stakeholders Extend Local Content to Construction, Power Sectors

Members of the  House of Representatives are collaborating with stakeholders in Power, Construction and Information Communication Technology sectors toward extending the Nigerian Content Act to the three sectors of the economy. The collaboration was firmed up at the recent workshop organized by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) for members of the House

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AfDB Achieves 100% Investment in Green Energy Projects in 2017

The African Development Bank achieved a 100% investment in renewable energy in 2017, a major landmark in its commitment to clean energy and efficiency. Power generation projects with a cumulative 1,400 megawatts exclusively from renewables were approved during the year, with plans to increase support for renewable energy projects in 2018 under the New Deal


Sahara Group Hinges Future on Innovation, Synergy and Diversification

According to its Executive Director and Co-founder, Tonye Cole, leading African energy and infrastructure conglomerate, Sahara Group has reinforced its commitment to sustaining its growth and expansion across global markets through diversification, collaboration and innovation, Vanguard reports. The energy giant which currently has operations in over 13 countries across four continents, made this assertion in its second

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India Targets 24-Hour Power For All by March 2019

By March 2019, all homes in the country will be provided uninterrupted 24-hour power supply throughout the year, India’s Power Minister R. K. Singh has said. Singh said in December 2018, 1,694 villages, which are yet to be electrified, will have electricity connection and works in this regard has been going on. All homes will get 24-hour

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