Posts Tagged “Kano”

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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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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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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FG to Energise Rural Areas With Small Hydro Plants

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FG to Energise Rural Areas With Small Hydro Plants

July 26, 2016 by Simon Echewofun Sunday Originally published on Daily Trust. The minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has inaugurated a committee to brainstorm on how to generate electricity from eight small hydro plants in Nigeria. The plants selected include Tiga, Challawa dams in Kano State, Omi-Kampe in Kogi, and Jibiya zone dams…

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