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

  • 19 May 2017

    CREN advocates renewable energy over possible depletion of hydrocarbons

    May 19, 2017 By Femi Adekoya Originally published on Guardian The Council for Renewable Energy Nigeria (CREN) has advocated the deployment of renewable energy following concerns of possible depletion of the nation’s hydrocarbon resources by 2045. The Council noted that the current high demand ...

  • 11 May 2017

    Hydropower Congress: ECA Calls For Policies On Renewable Energy

    May 10, 2017 By Editor Originally published on PMNews Zungeru Hydro Electricity The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has called on African leaders to develop strong policies to promote faster and more inclusive growth through hydropower and other sources of renewable energy. A statement on ...

  • 11 May 2017

    Solar in the Spotlight

    May 10, 2017 By Editor Originally Published on Proshare Erratic power supply is arguably Nigeria’s Achilles heel. As recently as May 2015, the economy was nearly brought to a halt as airlines, banks, manufacturers and telecommunications companies struggled to fuel their operations due to ...

  • 11 May 2017

    Energy expert tasks FG on solar for electricity

    May 11, 2017 By Editor Originally published on Tribune A solar technology expert, Mr Jude Abalaka says government should create the enabling environment for investments in solar energy to tackle the nation’s power deficit. Abalaka told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos that ...

  • 04 May 2017

    USTDA backs 100MW Dangote Industries solar plant in Nigeria

    May 4, 2017 By Danielle Ola Originally punlished on PV Tech The grant will be used to conduct a competitive technical feasibility study to investigate the capacity and stability of Nigeria’s grid for the 100MW plant. Source: Flickr/jbdodane The grant will be used to conduct a competitive ...

  • 04 May 2017

    Renewables can give 10,000mw with 50% CBN funding – SEPAN

    May 2, 2017 By Simon Echewofun Originally published on Daily Trust The Sustainable Energy Practitioners Association of Nigeria (SEPAN) has said with 50 per cent of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) power fund, 10,000 megawatts (mw) will be added to the electricity grid before 2020. The ...

  • 27 Apr 2017

    Agreements signed for two solar plants in Nigeria

    April 27, 2017 by Editor Originally published on Your Renewable news Government-backed wholesaler Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) has signed put call options agreements with two renewable energy developers for solar projects with collective capacity of 120 MW. NBET signed the agreement ...

  • 27 Apr 2017

    USTDA backs 100MW Dangote Industries solar plant in Nigeria

    April 27, 2017 By Danielle Ola Originally published on PV Tech The grant will be used to conduct a competitive technical feasibility study to investigate the capacity and stability of Nigeria’s grid for the 100MW plant. The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is backing the ...

  • 26 Apr 2017

    Access Power selects 50MW Nigeria solar plant as ACF financing winner

    April 24, 2017 By Danielle Ola Originally published on PV Tech The ACF is the first crowdsourcing origination platform of its kind in operation; designed to provide local project developers with the technical experience, expertise and funding required to bring their projects to life. Source: ...

  • 26 Apr 2017

    InfraCo Africa to co-finance 50-MW solar project in Nigeria

    April 24, 2017 by Editor Originally published on Renewables Now InfraCo Africa will contribute USD 1.65 million (EUR 1.5m) to the financing of the 50-MWp Abiba Solar project in Nigeria, which is developed by Access Power and EREN Renewable Energy (EREN RE). InfraCo Africa, a company that ...

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  • CREN advocates renewable energy over possible depletion of hydrocarbons

    May 19, 2017 By Femi Adekoya Originally published on Guardian The Council for Renewable Energy Nigeria (CREN) has advocated the deployment of renewable energy following concerns of possible depletion of the nation’s hydrocarbon resources by 2045. The Council noted that the current high demand for crude oil and gas for economic development is putting pressure...

  • Hydropower Congress: ECA Calls For Policies On Renewable Energy

    May 10, 2017 By Editor Originally published on PMNews Zungeru Hydro Electricity The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has called on African leaders to develop strong policies to promote faster and more inclusive growth through hydropower and other sources of renewable energy. A statement on the commission’s website on Tuesday said that Mr Abdalla Hamdok,...

  • Solar in the Spotlight

    May 10, 2017 By Editor Originally Published on Proshare Erratic power supply is arguably Nigeria’s Achilles heel. As recently as May 2015, the economy was nearly brought to a halt as airlines, banks, manufacturers and telecommunications companies struggled to fuel their operations due to petroleum product shortages. In 2016, the power picture did not look...

  • Energy expert tasks FG on solar for electricity

    May 11, 2017 By Editor Originally published on Tribune A solar technology expert, Mr Jude Abalaka says government should create the enabling environment for investments in solar energy to tackle the nation’s power deficit. Abalaka told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos that solar could work hand in hand with fossil...

  • USTDA backs 100MW Dangote Industries solar plant in Nigeria

    May 4, 2017 By Danielle Ola Originally punlished on PV Tech The grant will be used to conduct a competitive technical feasibility study to investigate the capacity and stability of Nigeria’s grid for the 100MW plant. Source: Flickr/jbdodane The grant will be used to conduct a competitive technical feasibility study to investigate the capacity and...