Posts Tagged “ECN”

NYSC, energy commission partner on energy diversification

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NYSC, energy commission partner on energy diversification

October 19, 2016 by Bukola Amusan Originally published on The Nation The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), on Wednesday, renewed their partnership towards promoting the diversification of the energy resources and technologies in the country. This includes the introduction and exploitation of new and renewable energy resources for…

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Nigeria inches towards sustainable energy for all agenda

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Nigeria inches towards sustainable energy for all agenda

July 25, 2016 by Chinedum Uwaegbulam Originally published on The Guardian. Following the epileptic power supply to many Nigerian homes, the Federal Government is considering the establishment of clean coal plant to increase power generation in the country. The plan is part of Sustainable Energy for ALL (SE4ALL) Action Agenda for Nigeria, with objectives of…

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We must diversify energy source to industrialise Nigeria – Onu

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We must diversify energy source to industrialise Nigeria – Onu

July 15, 2016 by Emmanuel Elebeke Originally published on Vanguard. The Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that Nigeria must begin the process of diversifying the source of energy needs of the county in order to achieve meaningful industrialization. The Minister stated this on Thursday, while declaring open a Two-Day National…

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Renewable energy critical to tackling power crisis – NESG

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Renewable energy critical to tackling power crisis – NESG

June 23, 2016 by Femi Asu Originally published on Punch. Against the backdrop of the worsening state of electricity supply in the country, the Nigerian Economic Summit Group and other stakeholders have stressed the need for increased renewable energy in the nation’s power generation mix. They also called for a consensus on the right energy…

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Popularising Energy-efficient Fuelwood Stoves In Rural Areas

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Popularising Energy-efficient Fuelwood Stoves In Rural Areas

May 31, 2016 by Nkechi Isaac Originially published on Leadership. Energy is essential to meeting basic human needs – food production, running water, heat, light and transport as they are all dependent on energy access. Poor access to energy has severe impacts on health, quality of life, education and economic productivity. Renewable clean energy, climate…

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NERC, SON may ban importation of high energy appliances

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NERC, SON may ban importation of high energy appliances

May 24, 2016 by Mustafa Balogun Originally published on Today. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is considering a ban on importation of electrical appliances that consume huge volumes of electricity into the country, the agency’s acting head, Dr. Anthony Akah, has said. Akah said in an interview in Abuja said that the commission was…

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