Archive For January 24, 2017

FG to boost energy capacity with two hydropower plants

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FG to boost energy capacity with two hydropower plants

January 24, 2017 By Editor Originally Published on Ecofin Agency The Federal Government of Nigeria has revealed plans to boost electricity generation with the establishment of two small hydropower plants capable of adding 2000KW of electricity to the country’s energy capacity. This was disclosed by the Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, at a…

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Reps to investigate Jonathan’s N9 billion ‘Clean Stove Project’

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Reps to investigate Jonathan’s N9 billion ‘Clean Stove Project’

January 24, 2017 By Agency Report Originally Published on Premium Times The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, gave its committees on Anti-Corruption, Environment and Habitat six weeks to investigate former President Gooodluck Jonathan’s “Clean Stove For Rural Women scheme”, contract of about N9.287 billion. The resolution followed a motion by Abiodun Faleke (APC-Lagos), which was…

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

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

January 15, 2017 by Koye Alaba A CleantechNaija Original Feature 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…

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Dulas solar fridges dispatched to Nigeria

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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…

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Plateau uses solar energy to boil water

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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…

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Nigeria secures Norwegian solar investment

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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…

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