Posts Tagged “renewable energy”

Agreements signed for two solar plants in Nigeria

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Agreements signed for two solar plants in Nigeria

April 27, 2017 by Editor Originally published on Your Renewable news Government-backed wholesaler Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) has signed put call options agreements with two renewable energy developers for solar projects with collective capacity of 120 MW. NBET signed the agreement with Afrinergia Power, a Nigerian renewables developer for the construction of a 50-MW…

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Why Nigeria should begin to look beyond Oil and embrace Green Growth

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Why Nigeria should begin to look beyond Oil and embrace Green Growth

January 15, 2017 by Koye Alaba A CleantechNaija Original Feature As Africa’s largest oil producer, Nigeria’s economy is overwhelmingly dependent on oil, which accounts for 81% of government revenue and more than 97% of export earnings. However, as the world is moving gradually towards low-carbon energy, it is high time Nigeria began to prepare for…

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Saraki Seeks Ways to Promote Renewable Energy

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Saraki Seeks Ways to Promote Renewable Energy

November 29, 2016 By Chineme Okafor Originally publised on This Day Nigeria should move against the entrenched interest militating against her successful pivot into renewable energy, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has said. Speaking recently at the inaugural green economy lecture series organised by the Sustainable Energy Practitioners of Nigeria (SEPAN) in Abuja, Saraki…

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Firm offers fund, renewable energy solutions to MSMEs in Ogun

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Firm offers fund, renewable energy solutions to MSMEs in Ogun

December 1, 2016 by Ejiro O Originally published on Business Day Asteven Group, a Renewable Energy Company based in Germany, has offered to provide energy intervention to thousands of rural dwellers and operators of Micro, Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in Ogun state with an access to green energy fund and provision of renewable energy…

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Cold Hub introduces solar-powered storage facility to empower Nigerian entrepreneurs

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Cold Hub introduces solar-powered storage facility to empower Nigerian entrepreneurs

November 17, 2016 by Editor Originally published on Vanguard To ensure a greater part of the country’s farm yield does not get wasted due to challenges emanating from either erratic power supply or storage facilities reliant on power, Nigerian Cold Hub company has developed a solar-powered food storage design, Cold Hub, to empower small, medium…

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North to get N183bn solar power plants

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North to get N183bn solar power plants

November 16, 2016 by Okechukwu Nnodim Originally published on Punch A consortium of German renewable energy companies led by Nigus has concluded plans with the Federal Government to build five solar power plants worth N183bn ($600m) in some North-Eastern states. According to the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council and the consortium, each of the solar power…

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Nigerias N36 billion Green Bond

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Nigerias N36 billion Green Bond

November 15, 2016 by Chika Okeke Originally published on Leadership News The Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Mohammed has disclosed that Nigerias N36 billion Green Bond would attract about 19 projects in the Environment, Agriculture and Power Sectors as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Green bonds have the capacity to provide low carbon and…

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Banks stall govt’s efforts on renewables

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Banks stall govt’s efforts on renewables

November 14, 2016 by Akinola Ajibadeon Originally published on The Nation The Federal Government’s efforts at boosting renewable energy in the country may have been stalled as banks vow not to provide facilities to the operators, The Nation has learnt. It was gathered that banks are turning down offers for credit from companies that are…

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Dulas Provide Solar Refrigerators in West Africa

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Dulas Provide Solar Refrigerators in West Africa

November 8, 2016 by Editor Originally published on Alternative Energy Dulas, a solar refrigeration manufacturer and renewable energy specialist, was awarded a contract to supply a combined total of 345 VC200 Solar Direct Drive fridges, used to safely store vaccines, to agencies working in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Yemen. The company is partnered with a…

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Association seeks CBN’s power intervention fund on renewable energy

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Association seeks CBN’s power intervention fund on renewable energy

November 4, 2016 by NAN Originally published on Guardian The Sustainable Energy Practitioners Association of Nigeria (SEPAN) says channelling 50 per cent of the N213 billion CBN’s power intervention fund into Renewable Energy development can generate 10,000 MW of electricity by 2020. The Central Bank of Nigeria had commenced disbursement of the power intervention fund…

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