Total brings Energy to 10 million People

Total brings Energy to 10 million People

Designed for households that lack access to electricity, Total solar lamps supply affordable, reliable, clean energy. Some of the lamps can also be used...

Nigeria LNG Limited:We’re not owing Federal Government any dividend

The Executive Secretary of NEITI, Waziri Adio, had said the NLNG paid $489.226 million, about N151.6 billion in various forms of taxes to the...

Senate to Address Liquidity Challenges by 2018 – Abaribe

The perennial acute shortage of power supply in the country has attracted the attention of the Senate, which only recently pledged to rid the...

We’re Wholly Committed To Renewable Energy Model – Fashola

By Dirisu Yakubu, Abuja, FCT Nigeria is working relentlessly to deliver 30 per cent of total energy capacity through renewables by 2030, Minister of Power, Works...

Nigeria to Allocate $30million in 2017 Budget to Solar Power Projects – REAN

According to the REAN Executive Secretary, Godwin Aigbokhan, Senators in Abuja are expected to make a decision on the allocation of $30 million to solar...

Osinbajo flags off 20,000 solar powered lighting systems

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday flagged off the distribution of 20,000 solar powered lighting systems for rural communities. Performing the flag-off at Wuna village,...

World spends $300bn on renewable energy in 2016-Onu

The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that over 300 billion US dollars was spent globally in promoting renewable energy in...

FG working with China on local production of solar cells in Nigeria

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, while visiting NASENI Solar Energy Ltd., revealed that the Federal Government was working to intensify...

Dulas delivers solar refrigerators to Nigeria

United Kingdom solar refrigeration manufacturer, Dulas is delivering over three hundred of its VC150SDD solar refrigerators to Nigeria. These World Health Organization (WHO) accredited...

AfDB to lead African Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI)

The board of directors of the African Development Bank has just approved the suggestion from its directorate to make it the administrator and manager...

East Africa’s Largest Solar Plant Starts Operations

Made up of 32,680 photovoltaic panels, the new 10 megawatt facility is the country’s first grid-connected solar plant and will generate clean, low-carbon, sustainable...

Buhari Inaugurates Nigeria’s First Solar Power Plant at the University of Ibadan

The plant has the capacity to supply 10 megawatts of renewable electricity to the university community and its environs when completed. The multi-million dollar project...

IRENA Welcomes Paris Agreement as Strong Enabler for Renewable Energy Action

IRENA chief applauds rapid progress on climate action framework Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 04 November 2016 – International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Director-General Adnan Z. Amin...

Scatec Solar and Norfund sign Power Purchase Agreement for Mozambique’s first large scale Solar...

In addition to this new 40 MW plant in Mozambique, the company operates 200 MW of solar power plants in South Africa and Rwanda...

Sub Saharan Africa Power Summit 2016 – Africa’s Leading Power Event

“POWERING AFRICA TO EMPOWER THE CONTINENT” In October 2016, Cape Town, South Africa will play host to Sub-Saharan Africa’s No.1 Business to Business Power event,...

National Power Boost Uncertain as Erosion Threatens Hydro-Project

Moves by the Federal Government to boost power supply nationwide with the construction of a hydro-plant on Mambilla Plateau in Sardauna Local Council of...

BoI, UNDP Sign $2 Million Pact on Solar Power to Nigerian Communities

The Bank of Industry, BoI, has signed a $2 million agreement with the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, to provide solar-powered electricity to no...

Unearthing the true cost of fossil fuels and the true value of photovoltaics

Two new studies published by Carol Olson and Frank Lenzmann in MRS Energy and Sustainability—A Review Journal (MRS E&S) shed light on the true...

Average Costs for Solar and Wind Electricity Could Fall 59% by 2025

Dramatic price drops for solar and wind electricity set to continue as cost reduction drivers shift Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., 15 June 2016 – The...

Saraki seeks global support for clean energy

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has canvassed for global support for Nigeria in the area of renewable energy, insisting that the country stands to...

Greenpeace slams Eskom CEO’s anti-renewable energy propaganda

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 13, 2016/ -- Reacting to claims made by Eskom CEO Brain Molefe during his State of the System briefing in...

100 MW Kathu solar project in the Northern Cape of South Africa will start...

Kathu Solar Park is a 100 MW greenfield Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project with parabolic trough technology and equipped with a molten salt storage...

Solar Powered Airport to Launch in SA

South Africa’s Minister of Transport, Dipuo Peters, will launch the country’s first solar powered airport on February 26. The solar powered airport, located in...

Sierra Leone Takes Steps to Implement Freetown Solar Park

The government of Sierra Leone announced that a number of critical steps toward the implementation of the 6-MW Solar Park Freetown Project have been...

Nigeria’s BOI Funding Mini-Grid Solar Project

Nigeria saw the unveiling of a solar project in the Onono-Anam community in the Anambra state funded by Nigeria’s Bank of Industry (BOI). The...

Crystal Lagoons Develops Technologies to Produce Water without Using Energy

Global water shortage affects one billion people worldwide; new technology aims to help solve humanity's biggest problem using wasted thermo-electric power plant energy equivalent...

Solar Powered Airport to Launch in SA

South Africa’s Minister of Transport, Dipuo Peters, will launch the country’s first solar powered airport on February 26. The solar powered airport, located in...

BoI Provides 24KW Solar Power Grid To Gombe Rural Community

The Bank of Industry, BoI, has provided rural dwellers in Kolwa, Kaltungo Local Government of Gombe State, Nigeria with the commissioning of 24KW micro-grid...

Total Energy Ventures Invests In Two Distributed Solar Energy Start-Ups

Total Energy Ventures (TEV), the venture capital fund of French energy company Total that invests in start-ups, acquired an interest inOff Grid Electric and Powerhive. Both companies offer...

Africa Renewable Energy Initiative gets $10bn support from G7 Nations – AfDB President

By Margaret Nongo-Okojokwu With Agency report The President of the African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has disclosed that the recently-launched Africa Renewable Energy Initiative...

Governments Set Course for Ambitious Action on Climate Change; More Immediate Steps Needed

An ambitious plan emerged from Africa to develop renewable energy sources by 2020 PARIS, France, December 12, 2015/ -- World governments finalized a global agreement...

UAE Launches World’s Biggest Solar Plant

The United Arab Emirate, UAE, has launched the world’s biggest solar plant, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has said. According to him,...

Multilateral Development Banks Join Forces to Ramp up Climate Action in Transport

Paris, France, December 3, 2015 – Eight multilateral development banks today issued a joint statement, committing to accelerate their efforts to mitigate transport emissions and...

80 Percent of Nigerians Do Not Have Access to Decent Energy, At Risk of...

By Pita Ochai Meeting the energy consumption demand in Nigeria has been a major challenge to the country since the last 20 years. The attempt...

NNPC, Shell to promote clean operations in Nigeria

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC, have reiterated their commitment to promoting sustainable development in the...

Nigeria’s Bol Inaugurates 24kw Solar Power Plant

The Nigeria’s Bank of Industry (BoI) has inaugurated a 24 killo watts (kw) micro-grid solar solution in two Communities in Osun state, South West...

80 Percent of Nigerians Do Not Have Access to Decent Energy, At Risk of...

By Pita Ochai Meeting the energy consumption demand in Nigeria has been a major challenge to the country since the last 20 years. The attempt...

Zambia to Host Africa’s First Carbon Credit Exchange

Africa is to see its carbon credit exchange up and running in 2016 in Zambia. The Africa Carbon Credit Exchange (ACCE) will create a...

Clean Energy No Longer Just For Tree-Huggers, As Oil Nations Look To Renewables

As the oil price further deteriorates, major oil-producing countries are looking to the future and to sustainability. Recently, Bloomberg forecast that two-thirds of the $12.2...

South Africa Has Trouble Making Renewable Connections

While South Africa has a booming renewable power industry, it is having a hard time connecting the growing number of projects to its power...

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