NBET recently signed PPAs for 14 utility-scale solar PV projects with total capacity of 1,125 MW

  • 24 Mar 2017

    Nigerian Wizkid Builds First Nuclear Fusor

    24th March 2017 by Editor Originally published on PM News Steven Udotong Nigerian teenager, Steven Udotong, has invented a nuclear energy fusor, making him the first black student to attain such feat. A fusor is a device that uses an electric field to heat ions to suitable condition for nuclear ...

  • 24 Mar 2017

    Solar energy may get boost from Africa’s biggest oil exporter

    24 March 2017 by Editor Originally Published on Engineering News Nigeria, Africa’s biggest oil exporter, may be about to turn sunward to generate more of its power. Senators in the capital of Abuja are debating an allocation of $30-million to solar projects in this year’s Budget, according to ...

  • 23 Mar 2017

    GreenWish to install 200MW of new solar in Nigeria

    March 21, 2017 By Danielle Ola Originally published on PV Tech GreenWish Partners, a renewable energy developer dedicated to African renewables, will invest US$280 million to build 200MW worth of solar PV plants in Nigeria. The company expects rapid procurement and anticipates that the plants ...

  • 13 Mar 2017

    FG to power 9 universities with solar energy

    March 10, 2017 by Ademola Adegbite- Originally published on Tribune The Federal Government on Thursday stated that it would power nine tertiary institutions with solar energy in line with the Nigeria’s nationally intended contributions to the reduction of carbon emissions in line with global ...

  • 13 Mar 2017

    EU funding large-scale solar projects in Benin, Niger, Nigeria and Chad

    March 07, 2017 by Danielle Ola Originally published on PV Tech Last week the EU’s Africa Renewable Energy Initiative announced 14 new renewable energy projects across the continent, representing 1.7GW, with a total potential investment of almost €4 billion (US$4.2 billion). “With these 14 new ...

  • 13 Mar 2017

    Nigeria Debates $30 Million For Diesel-Killing, Off-Grid Solar Power

    March 8th, 2017 by Tina Casey Originally published on Clean Technica The news buzzing around the Intertubes this week shows just how far the solar energy field has come in a few short years. In the latest development, the Nigerian government is considering a $30 million allocation for off-grid ...

  • 07 Mar 2017

    Solar Power May Get Boost From Africa’s Biggest Oil Exporter

    March 7, 2017 by Solape Renner and Tope Alake Originally published on Bloomberg Senators in the capital of Abuja are debating allocation of $30 million to solar projects in this year’s budget, according to the Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria. They’re expected to provide funding for ...

  • 03 Mar 2017

    Solar microgrids to power 10,000 Nigerian homes

    March 3, 2017 by Editor Originally published on Climate Action Two companies from Nigeria and the U.S. have partnered to supply 25 communities across Nigeria with solar power, using local microgrids. At present, around 70 per cent of people living in sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to ...

  • 01 Mar 2017

    Why Nigeria won”t have regular, sustainable power supply now – Fashola

    February 21, 2017 by  Zakariyya Adaramola Originally published on DailyTrust Nigeria won’t be able to have a regular and sustainable electricity power supply except through the mixture of conventional and renewable energies, the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has ...

  • 01 Mar 2017

    Nigerians starved of electricity access turn to solar

    February 21, 2017 by Michelle Faul, Associated Press Originally published on PennEnergy In this photo taken on Monday Feb. 20, 2017, Esther Peter, a plantain and onion vendor, plies her wares by lantern light in Lagos, Nigeria. In Nigeria, for the cost of powering a small generator for two ...

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  • Nigerian Wizkid Builds First Nuclear Fusor

    24th March 2017 by Editor Originally published on PM News Steven Udotong Nigerian teenager, Steven Udotong, has invented a nuclear energy fusor, making him the first black student to attain such feat. A fusor is a device that uses an electric field to heat ions to suitable condition for nuclear fusion. The machine generates an...

  • Solar energy may get boost from Africa’s biggest oil exporter

    24 March 2017 by Editor Originally Published on Engineering News Nigeria, Africa’s biggest oil exporter, may be about to turn sunward to generate more of its power. Senators in the capital of Abuja are debating an allocation of $30-million to solar projects in this year’s Budget, according to the Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN)....

  • GreenWish to install 200MW of new solar in Nigeria

    March 21, 2017 By Danielle Ola Originally published on PV Tech GreenWish Partners, a renewable energy developer dedicated to African renewables, will invest US$280 million to build 200MW worth of solar PV plants in Nigeria. The company expects rapid procurement and anticipates that the plants will start producing electricity in the first quarter of next...

  • FG to power 9 universities with solar energy

    March 10, 2017 by Ademola Adegbite- Originally published on Tribune The Federal Government on Thursday stated that it would power nine tertiary institutions with solar energy in line with the Nigeria’s nationally intended contributions to the reduction of carbon emissions in line with global best practices. Minister of State for Environment, Mr Ibrahim Usman Jibril,...

  • EU funding large-scale solar projects in Benin, Niger, Nigeria and Chad

    March 07, 2017 by Danielle Ola Originally published on PV Tech Last week the EU’s Africa Renewable Energy Initiative announced 14 new renewable energy projects across the continent, representing 1.7GW, with a total potential investment of almost €4 billion (US$4.2 billion). “With these 14 new projects, potentially worth up to €4 billion of investments, the...