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Exploring Renewable Energy Resources: The Way Out of Epileptic Power Supply

Exploring Renewable Energy Resources: The Way Out of Epileptic Power Supply

When the Electricity Corporation of Nigeria (ECN) was established in 1950, its mandate was to integrate electricity power development and make it effective for the teeming population of the country. An era when there would be uninterrupted supply of power was indeed envisaged. But several years down the line, the obverse has become the case. There has

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Nigeria Steadfast in its Commitment to Affordable Renewables – Fashola

The Hon. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, in a keynote address presented at the energy focused “Africa Today Summit”, has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to pursuing renewable and low carbon energy at low cost to a logical conclusion in the near future, Leadership reports. According to the Minister, the commitment stands firm


Decentralised Grid, Renewable Energy Sources to Allow Nigerians Easier Access to Energy- Experts

Nigeria’s lingering power sector issues could be addressed with de centralisation of grid,and increased investment in renewable energy resources which will see energy consumers have access to electricity directly from Generation companies without recourse to the Transmission companies of Nigeria, (TCN)and the distribution companies of Nigeria (Discos). ‎The lingering issues between Discos and the TCN


Opportunity to Build Gas Power Plant Exists in Akwa Ibom — Udoh

The Commissioner for Information, Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Charles Udoh, has disclosed that the state government is putting in place infrastructure to attract foreign investors as opportunity exists to build a gas fired thermal power plant in the state. In a chat with Vanguard, weekend, in Lagos, Udoh said, “There is an opportunity to build a


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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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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