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

  • 15 Jan 2017

    Why Nigeria should begin to look beyond Oil and embrace Green Growth

    As Africa’s largest oil producer, Nigeria’s economy is overwhelmingly dependent on oil, which accounts for 81% of government revenue and more than 97% of export earnings. However, as the world is moving gradually towards low-carbon energy, it is high time Nigeria began to prepare for a world ...

  • 11 Jan 2017

    Dulas solar fridges dispatched to Nigeria

    January 11, 2017 By PennEnergy Editorial Staff Originally published on PennEnergy Leading British renewable energy specialist has contracted to deliver a total of 309 VC150SDD fridges to three regions of Nigeria. Dulas, a leading British solar refrigeration manufacturer and renewable energy ...

  • 10 Jan 2017

    Plateau uses solar energy to boil water

    January 10, 2017 By Editor Originally published on PM News Worried by the effects of the ongoing harmattan, the Plateau State Government on Monday commenced boiling water with solar power for students in its secondary schools with boarding facilities. Mr David Wuyep, the state Commissioner for ...

  • 04 Jan 2017

    Nigeria secures Norwegian solar investment

    January 4, 2017 by Sanne Wass Originally published on GTR Norwegian solar power producer Scatec Solar has partnered with infrastructure fund Africa50 and Norway’s investment fund Norfund to develop a US$150mn solar plant in Nigeria. A joint development agreement (JDA) between the three parties ...

  • 27 Dec 2016

    Agency advocates free tariff on imported renewable energy equipment

    December 26, 2016 by NAN Originally published on Daily Trust Power for All, an international agency canvassing for access to electricity in Nigeria, has advocated the removal of payment of tariff on assured renewable energy technologies’ equipment imported into the country. The Campaign ...

  • 24 Dec 2016

    Nigeria set to build nuclear power plants

    December 24, 2016 by Aanu Adegun Originally published on Naij The federal government said it has concluded plans with Russia to build nuclear power plants in Kogi and Akwa Ibom states. The power plants which will be located in Geregu and Itu areas of the two states respectively, after ...

  • 23 Dec 2016

    Simba Group unveils solar home inverters

    December 23, 2016 By Chikodi Okereochaon Originally published on The Nation The Simba Group has launched the Luminous Solar Home Inverters to combat the fluctuating power supply and the rising cost of electricity. Head of Operations, Simba Group, Mr. Rajneesh Gupta said: “This is a ...

  • 20 Dec 2016

    AfDB okays Africa Renewable Energy Initiative

    December 20, 2016 By Editor Originally published on Nation The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has endorsed the proposal by the bank’s management to serve as Trustee to administer and manage the resources of Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI), and also to host ...

  • 19 Dec 2016

    Africa50 signs JDA with Norwegian partners for 80MW solar project in Nigeria

    December 19, 2016 By Editor Originally published on energymix report Africa50, the infrastructure fund for Africa, has signed a joint development agreement (JDA) for an 80 MW (AC) solar photovoltaic independent power project in Nigeria. The project, near Dutse in Jigawa state, will be ...

  • 19 Dec 2016

    Scatec Solar’s 100MW Nigeria PV project nets financing from new investors

    Decemeber 19, 2016 By Danielle Ola Originally published on PV-Tech Norwegian solar developer Scatec solar has secured investment for its 100MW Nova Scotia solar PV plant in Dutse, in the Northern Nigerian state of Jigawa. Funding has come from equity investors Africa50, a local infrastructure ...

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  • Why Nigeria should begin to look beyond Oil and embrace Green Growth

    As Africa’s largest oil producer, Nigeria’s economy is overwhelmingly dependent on oil, which accounts for 81% of government revenue and more than 97% of export earnings. However, as the world is moving gradually towards low-carbon energy, it is high time Nigeria began to prepare for a world beyond oil by shifting its strategy from an...

  • Dulas solar fridges dispatched to Nigeria

    January 11, 2017 By PennEnergy Editorial Staff Originally published on PennEnergy Leading British renewable energy specialist has contracted to deliver a total of 309 VC150SDD fridges to three regions of Nigeria. Dulas, a leading British solar refrigeration manufacturer and renewable energy specialist is in the process of delivering over three hundred of its VC150SDD solar...

  • Plateau uses solar energy to boil water

    January 10, 2017 By Editor Originally published on PM News Worried by the effects of the ongoing harmattan, the Plateau State Government on Monday commenced boiling water with solar power for students in its secondary schools with boarding facilities. Mr David Wuyep, the state Commissioner for Water Resources and Energy, said in Jos that the...

  • Nigeria secures Norwegian solar investment

    January 4, 2017 by Sanne Wass Originally published on GTR Norwegian solar power producer Scatec Solar has partnered with infrastructure fund Africa50 and Norway’s investment fund Norfund to develop a US$150mn solar plant in Nigeria. A joint development agreement (JDA) between the three parties will secure an estimated US$150mn investment into the 100MW Nova Scotia...

  • Agency advocates free tariff on imported renewable energy equipment

    December 26, 2016 by NAN Originally published on Daily Trust Power for All, an international agency canvassing for access to electricity in Nigeria, has advocated the removal of payment of tariff on assured renewable energy technologies’ equipment imported into the country. The Campaign Director of the agency in Nigeria, Ify Malo, made the call in...