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Bintube – We Just Realised Our Vulnerability to Gas-to-Power Projects

Bintube – We Just Realised Our Vulnerability to Gas-to-Power Projects

Waziri Bintube is the acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc, otherwise known as the Bulk Trader. He spoke to Chineme Okafor on recent developments in Nigeria’s power sector, particularly the government’s sudden spirited interest in developing the solar energy. Excerpts: The government is suddenly so interested in solar power. How did

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Nigeria’s Energy Mix: A Conversation We Must Have Now! – Japhet Omojuwa

Africa’s installed capacity of power is 90GW. That is about the equivalent to Germany’s installed capacity from wind and solar sources alone. This tells two major stories; Africa is actually more power poor than it is poor in other instances when compared with other countries – before you even begin to do a country by

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Use Energy Saving Bulbs, NERC Urges Electricity Consumers

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Monday urged electricity users to use energy saving bulbs and standard appliances to complement its energy efficiency programmes. The acting Chairman of the commission, Dr Anthony Akah, made the plea at a seminar on energy efficiency in Abuja. Akah said that the call became imperative in view of

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[Communiqué] August 2016 Nextier Power Dialogue: Implementing Off-Grid Technologies in a Nascent Electricity Market

PREAMBLE 1.  On Wednesday, August 24, 2016, Nextier Power, through its initiative, Nigeria Electricity Hub, organised an event to discuss implementing off-grid technologies in a nascent electricity market. The discourse was held at the Thought Pyramid Art Centre in Wuse 2, Abuja. 2.  The guest speakers included Tinyan Ogiehor (Technical Lead, SOLAR Nigeria), Dr. Haliru

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2ND QUARTER OF THE STATE'S 2013 BUDGET IN LAGOS ON THURSDAY (11/7/13).

Running Three key Ministries Not Overwhelming – Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has stated he was not overwhelmed running the affairs of three key ministries. The minister stated this at the inaugural “Buharimeter Town Hall Meeting,’’ organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD). Fashola who was responding to questions from audience at the town hall meeting, said

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U.S. Goverenment Expresses Concern About Niger Delta Violence

The United States (US) government through its mission house in Nigeria, Tuesday expressed worry over the increasing spate of violence and the use of explosions on pipelines and gas installations in the Niger Delta region Although it praised the efforts of the government in engaging the militants, the US government asked that the human rights

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Blackout in Northeast Over Attack on Power Installations

The destruction of gas installations by the Niger Delta militants and attack on electricity poles, cables and installations along Biu-Damboa-Maiduguri road by Boko Haram militants have thrown a large part of the North Eastern region into darkness with Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, not having light in the last six weeks. Senior Communications Officer of

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CBN-NEMSF: Lighting Up Nigeria

One major challenge facing Nigeria’s growth and development in recent times is electricity supply. It has been the bedrock of infrastructure needs of the real sector which is the engine of growth of any economy. Recent polls had also shown that most Nigerians believed that solving the power supply challenge of the country would be

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