Posts Tagged “hydro”

Why IFC is backing govt’s power aspiration

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Why IFC is backing govt’s power aspiration

November 7, 2016 by Akinola Ajibadeon Originally published on The Nation The International Finance Corporation (IFC) said its decision to invest in Nigeria’s power sector was based on the new thinking at the government’s circles. Also, the body said it would discuss with communities on how to prevent pollution and other environment hazards, resulting from…

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Why govt can’t rely on hydro, solar energy sources

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Why govt can’t rely on hydro, solar energy sources

September 8, 2016 by Akinola Ajibadeon Originally published on The Nation. There is a limit to the number of electricity megawatts (MW) hydro-power plants and renewable energy sources can generate, the former Minster of Power, Prof Barth Nnaji, has said. Speaking during a power forum in Lagos, he said the Federal Government would not get…

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Ganduje: Government Finalizing Take-off of Independent Power Project

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Ganduje: Government Finalizing Take-off of Independent Power Project

August 31, 2016 by Ibrahim Shuaibu Originally published on This Day. Kano state government is fine-tuning arrangements to evacuate power from Tiga and Challawa Independent Power Projects for distribution to the public. Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje announced on Wednesday that government would procure distributor transformers for rural electrification and augmentation/distribution network. This was contained in a…

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How Jonathan, G7 Govs’ Quarrel Stalled HYPPADEC’s Take-off

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How Jonathan, G7 Govs’ Quarrel Stalled HYPPADEC’s Take-off

August 28, 2016 by Abah Adah, Abdullahi Olesin, Abu Nmodu Originally published on Leadership. Facts have emerged as to why the Hydro-electric Power Producing Areas Development Commission, HYPPADEC, which is crucial to the life and survival of inhabitants of no less than four northern states has remained in limbo, six years after it was established with…

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Nemoante and Green Continent Partners to Develop Large Scale Solar Power Plants at Jebba and Kainji Hydro Power Dams

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Nemoante and Green Continent Partners to Develop Large Scale Solar Power Plants at Jebba and Kainji Hydro Power Dams

August 15, 2016 by Nemoante and Green Continent Press Release Nemoante of Nigeria and Green Continent Partners of Germany have signed an Agreement with Mainstream Energy Solutions of Nigeria to develop large scale Solar Power Plants on close proximity to Jebba and Kainji Dam, two of Nigeria’s largest hydro electric facilities in Niger State. The…

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Nigeria: In search of stable power supply

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Nigeria: In search of stable power supply

July 18, 2016 by Esther Awoniyi Originally published on CNBC Africa. Years after Nigeria privatised its power sector, Nigerians are yet to reap the benefits of private sector reforms. National electricity output continues to hover below 4,000 megawatts in a country of over 170 million people. Although investors who acquired power assets on November 1, 2013…

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Nigeria to establish energy sector committees

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Nigeria to establish energy sector committees

July 13, 2016 by Midat Joseph Originally published on Leadership. The federal government yesterday restated its commitment to sustainable power supply in the country. This is just as the minister of state for Works, Power and Housing, Mustapha Baba Shehuri tasked stakeholders in the sector to come up with the right energy mix among the volumes…

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Small hydro-projects can revolutionize Nigeria’s industrial sector, others – UNIDO

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Small hydro-projects can revolutionize Nigeria’s industrial sector, others – UNIDO

July 11, 2016 by Emeka Anuforo Originally published on The Guardian. What are the main areas that UNIDO has been involved recently? Over the last 10 years, UNIDO has been striving to support Nigeria in its non-oil development and diversification of the economy- something that we have been preaching for decades, not just in the last…

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‘How Decentralised Renewable Energy Can Boost Nigerian’s Access To Power’

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‘How Decentralised Renewable Energy Can Boost Nigerian’s Access To Power’

June 23, 2016 by Juliet Alohan Originally Published on Leadership. With about 60 per cent of Nigerians said to have no access to grid electricity, a global campaign organisation, Power For All, which focuses on accelerating energy access and addressing energy poverty globally, has advised that Nigeria can quickly close its energy access deficit through decentralised renewables….

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FG partners North South Power Company on small hydro power

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FG partners North South Power Company on small hydro power

June 22, 2016 by NAN Originally published on Vanguard. Abuja – The Federal Government is partnering the North South Power Company Ltd., in the development of existing dams for power generation. The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu said this when board members of the company led by their chairman paid him a courtesy…

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