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NAEE Wants FG to Diversify Into Alternative Energy Sources

NAEE Wants FG to Diversify Into Alternative Energy Sources

The Nigeria Alternative Energy (NAEE) and the Sustainable Energy Practitioners Association of Nigeria (SEPAN) have urged the Federal Government FG to diversify the power sector by fully looking into alternative energy sources. The Chairman, NAEE, Dr Magnus Onuoha stated this on wednesday, at the 7th edition of the Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo in Abuja. According


Nigeria’s Power Generation Drops to 1,360MW

According to the daily generation report from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), the Nigerian electricity sector recorded generation of 1,360 megawatts (mw) of power on October 15, 2017, The Guardian reports. The country also lost over N20 billion to reported frequency management constraints due to loss of electricity distribution company (DisCo) feeders and gas constraints, data


Fashola says Hydro now Provides 26 Percent of Nigeria’s Power

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has put the total percentage contribution of the three hydro power generation companies (Gencos) in Nigeria – Kainji, Jebba, and Shiroro, to the country’s daily power generation at 26%, up from 15% that he said was the situation in 2015, THISDAY reports. Speaking at the Africa Today

Cooling towers emit vapor into the night sky at a nuclear power plant operated by EON SE in Grohnde, Germany, on Wednesday, Aug. 07, 2013. Germany's air pollution is set to worsen for a second year, the first back-to-back increase since at least the 1980s, after Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to shut nuclear plants led utilities to burn more coal. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg via Getty Images

NDPHC Says More Power Plants are Underway

The Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) on Tuesday said that more power plants are underway and the next stage is to mobilize the contractors to site, The Nation reports. The company which is in charge of the projects under the Nigeria Integrated Power Projects (NIPP) has secured procurement approval for the power projects from


REA Partners Abia on Electrification Project at Ariaria Market

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu has expressed the willingness of the state government to support the Federal Government with actualizing its rural electrification project in Ariaria market, P.M. News reports. Ikpeazu made this known on Tuesday when officials of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) of Nigeria paid him a visit at Abia Government Lodge in Aba. The governor said


Nigerian Manufacturers Self-Generate 13,223 Megawatts of Power

As persistent power outages continue to haunt industrial zones, causing production shortfalls and raising cost, Nigerian manufacturers are increasingly generating power on their own, with annual self-generating capacity in the industry put at 13,223 megawatts, Business Dayreports. The figure emerged from a survey undertaken by Adeola Adenikinju, professor of economics at the University of Ibadan,

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