Archive For The “Clean Industry” Category

NCF seeks clean energy awareness for secondary school students

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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…

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Hydropower Congress: ECA Calls For Policies On Renewable Energy

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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,…

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Solar in the Spotlight

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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…

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Energy expert tasks FG on solar for electricity

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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…

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Agreements signed for two solar plants in Nigeria

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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 with Afrinergia Power, a Nigerian renewables developer for the construction of a 50-MW…

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Bizman Seeks Legislation On Solar Energy

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Bizman Seeks Legislation On Solar Energy

April 17, 2017 by Editor Originally published on The Tide A business consultant, Mr Cliff Odoh, has advocated for a legislation that would require new building plans to have solar energy components before being officially approved. Odoh who is the Managing Director, Odosson Solar Company, said by making such demand, the slow development of solar…

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Emirate Council Contemplates Alternative Power Supply – Emir

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Emirate Council Contemplates Alternative Power Supply – Emir

April 13, 2017 by Editor Originally Published on PM News The Bida Emirate Council says it is contemplating partnership with some investors to maximise the use of solar energy for steady supply of electricity in Bida and environs. The Emir of Bida, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, gave the indication at a news conference on Wednesday at…

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Association seeks zero per cent VAT on renewable energy products

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Association seeks zero per cent VAT on renewable energy products

April 4, 2017 by Kay Ugwuede Originally published on Business Day The Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN) has advocated the provision of a zero per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on all Distributed Renewable Energy Products (DREP) in the country. REAN’s President, Segun Adaju, in a statement obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN)…

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Century Power to build 495MW power plant

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Century Power to build 495MW power plant

March 28th, 2017 by Editor Originally published on Esi Africa In West Africa, a Nigerian-based power generation company, has announced that it intends to generate 1,500MW of electricity, which will be fed into the country’s power grid. According to Nigeria Today, the plant will be built in three phases at the Century Power Generation Plant…

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UNIILORIN and US firm to build $1.5bn solar energy plant

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UNIILORIN and US firm to build $1.5bn solar energy plant

March 28th, 2017 by Editor Originally published on Naij -The $1.5billion solar power plant is said to be largest of its kind in Africa – UniIlorin VC Abdul -Ganiyu Ambali said the university is working with the American company to build the plant to tackle Nigeria’s power problems -The project is set to be completed…

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