Posts Tagged “US”

Obama’s Africa Power Plan Falls Short in Nigeria, others

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Obama’s Africa Power Plan Falls Short in Nigeria, others

September 21, 2016 by Toluse Olorunnipa and Tope Alake Originally published on Bloomberg. President Barack Obama’s signature initiative for Africa — a $9.7 billion plan to double electricity access in the world’s poorest continent — has fallen well short of its goals, so far producing less than 5 percent of the new power generation it promised….

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U.S envoy for climate change to visit Senegal, Nigeria, South Africa

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U.S envoy for climate change to visit Senegal, Nigeria, South Africa

September 4, 2016 by Editor Originally published on TODAY. Dr Jonathan Pershing, U.S Special Envoy for Climate Change, will on Sept. 4 begin a five-day mission to Senegal, Nigeria and South Africa to hold talks with their leaders on climate change. A statement obtained by PANA in New York on Sunday from the U.S state…

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USTDA Accepting Proposals For Clean Energy Projects In Africa Through September 26

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USTDA Accepting Proposals For Clean Energy Projects In Africa Through September 26

August 10, 2016 by USTDA Press Release The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is expanding its investments in sustainable energy projects across sub-Saharan Africa. An implementing agency of both the Power Africa and U.S.-Africa Clean Energy Finance (US-ACEF) initiatives, USTDA invests in project preparation activities designed to generate renewable and gas-fired power, modernize electric grids and…

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US firm, Motir DuSable to build 300MW solar plant in Enugu

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US firm, Motir DuSable to build 300MW solar plant in Enugu

August 6, 2016 by Ejike Ezeilo Originally published on Vanguard. A US-based renewable energy power firm, Motir DuSable Power Investment Limited, has sited its 200m dollar solar project in Enugu State to generate 300 mega watts of solar power into the national grid. In the first phase of the project, the firm is to generate…

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Obama gives US highest research award to Nigerian Energy Researcher

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Obama gives US highest research award to Nigerian Energy Researcher

May 23, 2016 by Mayowa Tijani Originally published on The Cable.   Deji Akinwande, a Nigerian professor in the US, has received America’s highest research award. Earlier in the year, Akinwande was named by President Barack Obama, as one of the recipients of “the highest honour bestowed by the US government for science and engineering professionals…

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