Posts Tagged “Germany”

How Nigeria can transit to green economy – experts

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How Nigeria can transit to green economy – experts

November 7, 2016 by Idris Ayodele-Bello Originally published on Today For Nigeria to successfully transit to a green economy, there is need for the enforcement of existing legislations on sustainable environment. Stakeholders, who spoke at the workshop in Lagos organized by Community Conservation and Development Initiatives (CCDI) in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

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Buhari woos Germany to invest in renewable energy sector

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Buhari woos Germany to invest in renewable energy sector

October 19,  2016 by Geoffrey Onyeama Originally published on Guardian. The German Government has pledged to increase its investment in Nigeria, especially in renewable energy and other non-oil sector. The German also pledged to help Nigeria address the challenges of urbanisation. Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama said this on Wednesday in Abuja at a press conference…

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Solar power launched for 40 federal varsities

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Solar power launched for 40 federal varsities

October 14, 2016 by Dele Ogunyemi Originally published on Daily Trust. The Federal Government in conjunction with the German Energy Partnership Project yesterday in Ibadan, Oyo State, formally flagged off its independent power supply initiative to all the 40 federal universities in the country with the ground-breaking ceremony of a 10-megawatts solar power plant at…

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Cross River signs solar power purchase pact with German firm

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Cross River signs solar power purchase pact with German firm

September 12, 2016 by Editor Originally published on The Nation. Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has signed a power purchase agreement with Gesellschaft fur strategisch risikofinansierung MBH (GSR) of Germany in partnership with SIJ Global Limited. The agreement covers the finance, construction, operation and transfer of 10 photovoltaic plants in Cross River State under…

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FG signs MoU with consortium for 300MW of solar power in Adamawa, Kano and Kebbi states

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FG signs MoU with consortium for 300MW of solar power in Adamawa, Kano and Kebbi states

July 18, 2016 by Creamer Media Originally published on Engineering News. On Thursday 14 July 2016 in London a consortium consisting of Nigus Greenergy [Nigeria] and Volt Renewables [South Africa] signed a landmark agreement with the Government of Nigeria for the development commissioning and operation on an IPP basis of 300MW of Solar PV Power…

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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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University of Ibadan to run on solar power soon – German envoy

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University of Ibadan to run on solar power soon – German envoy

May 27, 2016 by NAN Originally published on Vanguard. Abuja – The German Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Michael Zenner, has said Germany-Nigeria Solar Power project at the University of Ibadan will commence this year. Zenner said this in an interview in Abuja on Thursday. He said the project, which cost 17,670,000 dollars, is expected to provide…

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