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

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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…

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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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CREN advocates renewable energy over possible depletion of hydrocarbons

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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…

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USTDA backs 100MW Dangote Industries solar plant in Nigeria

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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…

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USTDA backs 100MW Dangote Industries solar plant in Nigeria

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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 development of a 100MW solar plant in Kano State,…

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Nigeria: Abiba solar to boost national grid

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Nigeria: Abiba solar to boost national grid

April 24, 2017 by Editor Originally published on Esi Africa Access Power’s subsidiary, Access Quaint Solar Nigeria Ltd, has secured a convertible loan agreement worth $1.25 million for the development of the Abiba solar project in Kaduna State, Nigeria. The project will include a ground-mounted 50MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) plant on a 150 ha site…

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Firm to boost solar power generation with N715b

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Firm to boost solar power generation with N715b

March 26th, 2017 by Editor Originally published on The Nation SOLA Nigeria has set machinery in motion to boost solar power energy generation across the country with 13million pounds (about N715b), The Nation has gathered. The fund is to help reputable companies involved in the production of solar energy in Nigeria. Giving this hint at…

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FG to power 9 universities with solar energy

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FG to power 9 universities with solar energy

March 10, 2017 by Ademola Adegbite- Originally published on Tribune The Federal Government on Thursday stated that it would power nine tertiary institutions with solar energy in line with the Nigeria’s nationally intended contributions to the reduction of carbon emissions in line with global best practices. Minister of State for Environment, Mr Ibrahim Usman Jibril,…

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EU funding large-scale solar projects in Benin, Niger, Nigeria and Chad

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EU funding large-scale solar projects in Benin, Niger, Nigeria and Chad

March 07, 2017 by Danielle Ola Originally published on PV Tech Last week the EU’s Africa Renewable Energy Initiative announced 14 new renewable energy projects across the continent, representing 1.7GW, with a total potential investment of almost €4 billion (US$4.2 billion). “With these 14 new projects, potentially worth up to €4 billion of investments, the…

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Nigeria Debates $30 Million For Diesel-Killing, Off-Grid Solar Power

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Nigeria Debates $30 Million For Diesel-Killing, Off-Grid Solar Power

March 8th, 2017 by Tina Casey Originally published on Clean Technica The news buzzing around the Intertubes this week shows just how far the solar energy field has come in a few short years. In the latest development, the Nigerian government is considering a $30 million allocation for off-grid solar projects. According to a report…

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