Posts Tagged “TCN”

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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Embracing Associated Risks in the Burgeoning Solar PV Market

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Embracing Associated Risks in the Burgeoning Solar PV Market

August 9, 2016 by Editor Originally published on This Day. Beyond the federal government’s expressed emotions, Nigeria’s recent approval of an entry feed-in tariff for solar power supply does not foreclose the fact that there are associated risks in the solar photovoltaics technology. Chineme Okafor however examines the country’s readiness for this technology The Nigerian…

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SMEC Supports Sustainable Electricity Development in Nigeria

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SMEC Supports Sustainable Electricity Development in Nigeria

July 12, 2016 by SMEC Press Release SMEC has been engaged by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)/ Project Management Unit (PMU) under the Nigeria Electricity and Gas Improvement Project (NEGIP) to undertake a Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) of Independent Power Producer (IPP) gas-fired, solar and mini-hydro power developments in Nigeria. This project forms…

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FG to build new power stations closer to new energy sources

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FG to build new power stations closer to new energy sources

June 14, 2016 by Chineme Okafor and Ibrahim Shuaibu Originally published on This Day. Nigeria’s meagre power generation and supply capacity will in the next couple of weeks experience more distress with the planned shutdown of the 300 megawatts (MW) Agip Okpai power plant in Delta State. According to a communique of the monthly meeting held in…

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Militant attacks: Calls to diversify electricity mix deepen

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Militant attacks: Calls to diversify electricity mix deepen

June 12, 2016 by Femi Asu Originally published on Punch. The recent upsurge in militant attacks on oil and gas facilities in the Niger Delta, the source of fuel for about 70 per cent of the nation’s power plants, has again brought to the fore the need for the government to diversify the power generation…

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FG, Canadian Govt Partner to Improve Power Sector through Renewable Energy Development

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FG, Canadian Govt Partner to Improve Power Sector through Renewable Energy Development

June 2, 2016 by Juliet Alohan Originally Published on Leadership. The federal government and the Canadian government have partnered to improve Nigeria’s power supply through renewable energy development. Speaking while receiving the Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Perry John Calderwood, the minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, stated that the partnership between Nigeria…

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