Posts Tagged “solar energy”

Energy expert tasks FG on solar for electricity

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Energy expert tasks FG on solar for electricity

May 11, 2017 By Editor Originally published on Tribune A solar technology expert, Mr Jude Abalaka says government should create the enabling environment for investments in solar energy to tackle the nation’s power deficit. Abalaka told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos that solar could work hand in hand with fossil…

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Bizman Seeks Legislation On Solar Energy

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Bizman Seeks Legislation On Solar Energy

April 17, 2017 by Editor Originally published on The Tide A business consultant, Mr Cliff Odoh, has advocated for a legislation that would require new building plans to have solar energy components before being officially approved. Odoh who is the Managing Director, Odosson Solar Company, said by making such demand, the slow development of solar…

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Emirate Council Contemplates Alternative Power Supply – Emir

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Emirate Council Contemplates Alternative Power Supply – Emir

April 13, 2017 by Editor Originally Published on PM News The Bida Emirate Council says it is contemplating partnership with some investors to maximise the use of solar energy for steady supply of electricity in Bida and environs. The Emir of Bida, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, gave the indication at a news conference on Wednesday at…

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FG to power 9 universities with solar energy

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FG to power 9 universities with solar energy

March 10, 2017 by Ademola Adegbite- Originally published on Tribune The Federal Government on Thursday stated that it would power nine tertiary institutions with solar energy in line with the Nigeria’s nationally intended contributions to the reduction of carbon emissions in line with global best practices. Minister of State for Environment, Mr Ibrahim Usman Jibril,…

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Solar Power Taking Hold in Nigeria, One Mobile Phone at a Time

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Solar Power Taking Hold in Nigeria, One Mobile Phone at a Time

February 9th, 2017 by ASAF SHALEV Originally published on Inside Climate News Sunshine is plentiful in Nigeria, and is increasingly becoming a source of power for those not connected to the country’s electric grid. Credit: Getty Images A fast-growing energy solution is springing up in Nigeria, Africa’s largest country, where three-quarters of people still have little…

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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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Lumos raises $90m for pay-as-you-go solar in Nigeria

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Lumos raises $90m for pay-as-you-go solar in Nigeria

December 1,2016 By Ian Clover Originally published on pv-magazine The Dutch off-grid solar provider raises mixture of private equity investment and financing from development banks to roll out power systems in Nigeria. Nova Lumos’ pay-as-you-go solar systems enable users to purchase solar energy via their mobile phones. Lumos, a Netherlands-based provider of off-grid solar PV…

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Recession: Nigeria urged to invest in renewable energy

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Recession: Nigeria urged to invest in renewable energy

September 3, 2016 by Editor Originally published on PM News. A development economist, Dr Chidi Onuoha, says the solution for Nigeria to come out of the current economic recession is investment in renewable energy. Onuoha, National President, Sustainable Energy Practitioners Association of Nigeria (SEPAN), made this known in an interview with the News Agency of…

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