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

  • 01 Jun 2017

    Reps to probe $200 million renewable ‎energy for north-east

    June 1 2017 by Jacob Segun Olatunji and Kolawole Daniel Speaker of the House, Hon Yakubu Dogara ‎The House of Representatives on Wednesday mandated ‎its Committee on Environment and Habitat to investigate the $200 Million Clean Technology Fund meant for Solar Energy Development in the ...

  • 01 Jun 2017

    NCF seeks clean energy awareness for secondary school students

    June 1 2017 By Victor Gbonegun Originally published on Guardian   NCF Director General, Adeniyi Karunwi made the submission at the 2017 Grand finale of energy week organised by the Foundation in partnership with Skangix Development Limited for 31 private and public schools within the Lagos ...

  • 01 Jun 2017

    Nigeria to issue first green bond in next few weeks: officials

    June 1 2017 by Reuters Originally published on CNBC AFRICA Nigeria plans to launch its delayed “green” bond – the first for an emerging market country – within a few weeks, the country’s former environment minister said. Amina Mohammed, now deputy secretary-general of the United Nations, told ...

  • 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 ...

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  • Reps to probe $200 million renewable ‎energy for north-east

    June 1 2017 by Jacob Segun Olatunji and Kolawole Daniel Speaker of the House, Hon Yakubu Dogara ‎The House of Representatives on Wednesday mandated ‎its Committee on Environment and Habitat to investigate the $200 Million Clean Technology Fund meant for Solar Energy Development in the North-East Zone. The House committee was also directed to interface...

  • NCF seeks clean energy awareness for secondary school students

    June 1 2017 By Victor Gbonegun Originally published on Guardian   NCF Director General, Adeniyi Karunwi made the submission at the 2017 Grand finale of energy week organised by the Foundation in partnership with Skangix Development Limited for 31 private and public schools within the Lagos State Education Board District III. To protect the environment...

  • Nigeria to issue first green bond in next few weeks: officials

    June 1 2017 by Reuters Originally published on CNBC AFRICA Nigeria plans to launch its delayed “green” bond – the first for an emerging market country – within a few weeks, the country’s former environment minister said. Amina Mohammed, now deputy secretary-general of the United Nations, told the Thomson Reuters Foundation proceeds from the sovereign...

  • 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,...