Posts Tagged “energy efficiency”

Kaduna Gov to ban sale of high energy bulbs in Kaduna

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Kaduna Gov to ban sale of high energy bulbs in Kaduna

August 22, 2016 by Editor Originally published on Vanguard.  The Kaduna State Government said on Monday that it would soon ban the sale of high energy consuming bulbs, as part of strategy to boost energy efficiency. The state’s Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Muhammad Abdullahi made this known in an interview with newsmen in Kaduna….

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How to Incentivize Nigerians to Imbibe Energy Conservation Culture

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How to Incentivize Nigerians to Imbibe Energy Conservation Culture

August 18, 2016 by Koye Alaba A CleantechNaija Original Feature Last week, during the Monthly Power Stakeholders’ meeting held in Maiduguri, Minister of power, works and housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, stressed the need for Nigerians to learn to conserve energy for stable power supply to be achieved in the country. I totally agree with Mr. Fashola…

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FG Says Nigerians Need To Conserve Energy To Achieve Stable Power

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FG Says Nigerians Need To Conserve Energy To Achieve Stable Power

August 8, 2016 by Channels Originally published on Channels TV. A stable power supply can be achieved in Nigeria if consumers learn to conserve energy, a top government official said on Monday. In a power sector stakeholders meeting in Maiduguri, the Minister of power, works and housing Babatunde Fashola claimed that increased power supply experienced…

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FG moves to cut power utilisation by 85%

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FG moves to cut power utilisation by 85%

August 6, 2016 by Ozioma Ubabukoh Originally published on Punch. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, on Friday said that the Federal Government had taken steps to reduce power consumption by households, businesses and government by 85 per cent. He told our correspondent, in Lagos, that the idea behind cutting power consumption had…

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LG Electronics introduces low energy consumption fridge

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LG Electronics introduces low energy consumption fridge

June 27, 2016 by Zakariyya Adaramola Originally published on Daily Trust. LG Electronics, has launched into the Nigerian market, 5-star rated frost-free Evercool Smart Inverter Refrigerator which can be powered with inverter, solar panels or generator ensuring that cooling is not in any way interrupted during power cuts. A statement from the company at the weekend…

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Fashola launches building energy efficiency guidelines

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Fashola launches building energy efficiency guidelines

June 20, 2016 by Mustapha Suleiman Originally published on Daily Trust. As part of measures to include energy efficiency into the National Building Code, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, Thursday, launched the Building Energy Efficiency Guidelines. The minster said that the guide should be a handbook for all professionals in the…

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Shell flags off Nigeria campaign on energy efficiency

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Shell flags off Nigeria campaign on energy efficiency

May 30, 2016 by Shell Press Release Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria has flagged off a major public service campaign in Nigeria as part of a global effort to encourage debate on how a rapidly expanding world population can meet its energy needs. Using traditional and social media advertising and other targeted activities, the 2016…

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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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