Posts Tagged “Kaduna”

Phanes Group Plans 300 MW Solar PV Capacity In Nigeria

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Phanes Group Plans 300 MW Solar PV Capacity In Nigeria

December 1,2016 By Editor Originally published on Cleantechies Nigeria continues to attract foreign investment in its budding solar power market. Dubai-based Phanes Group has announced plans to set up 300 MW solar PV capacity in the African country over the next three years. The capacity shall be divided into projects of 100 MW each. The…

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Kaduna, Kano To Generate Electricity From Solid Waste

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Kaduna, Kano To Generate Electricity From Solid Waste

October 17, 2016 by NAN Originally published on Leadership. Kano and Kaduna state governments have concluded plans to generate electricity from solid waste. Environmental officials in the two states gave the indication in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Malam Ahmed Salihu, Director of Environment, Kaduna State Ministry for Environment, said that…

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Galma multipurpose dam to provide 1.1m jobs, says FG

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Galma multipurpose dam to provide 1.1m jobs, says FG

October 14, 2016 by Frank Ikpefan Originally published on The Nation The Federal government on Friday said that the completed Galma multipurpose dam would provide over 1.1 million opportunities for people living around it. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu said this during an inspection tour of the dam in Kaduna state. Adamu stated that…

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Malaysian firm invests $2.5 billion on bio-diesel production in Nigeria

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Malaysian firm invests $2.5 billion on bio-diesel production in Nigeria

October 12, 2016 by Cornelius Essen Originally published on The Guardian. Malaysian firm, Bionas, plans to establish a $2.5 billion factory for the mass production of bio-fuel from the Jatropha plants in Zaria, Kaduna State, Group CEO, Zurina Amnan said. Amnan, who disclosed this at press chat in Abuja, said alternative energy has become an international…

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92,000 Nigerian Homes Electrified with Solar Power in Six Months

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92,000 Nigerian Homes Electrified with Solar Power in Six Months

September 8, 2016 by Chineme Okafor Originally published on This Day. Solar Nigeria, a solar power initiative of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DfID) has disclosed that businesses it supported have been able to provide more than 92,000 Nigerian homes with solar lighting or power systems between January and June 2016. The programme said…

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92,000 new homes receive solar energy in six months thanks to Solar Nigeria

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92,000 new homes receive solar energy in six months thanks to Solar Nigeria

September 1, 2016 by Editor Originally published on Solar Nigeria. Businesses supported by Solar Nigeria provided more than 92,000 Nigerian homes with solar lighting or power systems between January and June 2016. More than 45,000 of these homes are located in Northern Nigeria. All the systems were supplied on full commercial terms, with the householder…

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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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PTDF to sponsor more researches on production of biofuels

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PTDF to sponsor more researches on production of biofuels

August 18, 2016 by Grace Udofia Originally published on Vanguard. The Petroleum Technology Development Fund, PTDF, yesterday, pledged its commitment to sponsor more research on the production of biofuels and biogas from non-edible fruits, in response to the global drive for environment-friendly source of energy. Acting Executive Secretary of PTDF, Ahmed Galadima, disclosed this at…

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Nigeria’s Leap Towards Solar Energy

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Nigeria’s Leap Towards Solar Energy

July 19, 2016 by Chineme Okafor Originally published on This Day. The recent signing of power purchase agreements between the federal government and 12 firms for the construction of solar power plants in eight states that will generate 975MW of electricity is a good development for Nigeria’s energy mix, given the incessant disruption of gas supply…

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Kaduna Gov Signs Agreement with Indian Company to Build 100MW Solar Plant

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Kaduna Gov Signs Agreement with Indian Company to Build 100MW Solar Plant

July 13, 2016 by Kaduna Govt Originally published on Facebook. Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El Rufai has signed an agreement with Skipper Seil, an Indian firm to build a 100MW solar power plant in the state. According to the Governor’s official Facebook page, Governor El Rufai also joined Skipper’s Jitendra Sachdeva at the curtain-raiser of…

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