Posts Tagged “wind”

After a Decade, will the Katsina Wind Energy Project finally be completed?

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After a Decade, will the Katsina Wind Energy Project finally be completed?

October 22, 2016 by Koye Alaba A CleantechNaija Original Feature Last week the Federal Government announced the approval of a contract for the completion of the 10 MW abandoned wind power project in Katsina State. The completion is said to be in line with the government’s effort to introduce renewable energy into Nigeria’s energy mix….

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FEC approves abandoned wind power project, others

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FEC approves abandoned wind power project, others

October 13, 2016 by Sheriff Adaji-Ogbu Originally published on Today. The Federal Government has approved a contract for the completion of the 10 megawatts wind power project abandoned in Katsina State since 2012. The completion is said to be in line with the government’s effort to introduce renewable energy in the Nigeria. The Minister of…

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Sokoto Seeks FG’s Help to Generate Electricity from Wind

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Sokoto Seeks FG’s Help to Generate Electricity from Wind

August 3, 2016 by Editor Originally published on This Day. Sokoto government has appealed to the Federal Government to deploy resources and expertise to the state in bid to develop wind-powered electricity and other alternative sources of energy. Speaking when he hosted officials from the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology as well as the…

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Experts Advocate Diversification of Energy Sources

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Experts Advocate Diversification of Energy Sources

July 19, 2016 by Nkechi Isaac Originally published on Leadership. Experts under the auspices of Institute of Appraisers and Cost Engineers, a division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), have maintained that diversification of the nation’s energy sources is key to sustainable energy. The experts unanimously adopted this at its 2016 national technical conference with…

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Nigeria to establish energy sector committees

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Nigeria to establish energy sector committees

July 13, 2016 by Midat Joseph Originally published on Leadership. The federal government yesterday restated its commitment to sustainable power supply in the country. This is just as the minister of state for Works, Power and Housing, Mustapha Baba Shehuri tasked stakeholders in the sector to come up with the right energy mix among the volumes…

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Renewable energy critical to tackling power crisis – NESG

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Renewable energy critical to tackling power crisis – NESG

June 23, 2016 by Femi Asu Originally published on Punch. Against the backdrop of the worsening state of electricity supply in the country, the Nigerian Economic Summit Group and other stakeholders have stressed the need for increased renewable energy in the nation’s power generation mix. They also called for a consensus on the right energy…

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‘How Decentralised Renewable Energy Can Boost Nigerian’s Access To Power’

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‘How Decentralised Renewable Energy Can Boost Nigerian’s Access To Power’

June 23, 2016 by Juliet Alohan Originally Published on Leadership. With about 60 per cent of Nigerians said to have no access to grid electricity, a global campaign organisation, Power For All, which focuses on accelerating energy access and addressing energy poverty globally, has advised that Nigeria can quickly close its energy access deficit through decentralised renewables….

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Nigerian renewable firm among winners of Access Co-Development Facility $7m prize

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Nigerian renewable firm among winners of Access Co-Development Facility $7m prize

June 22, 2016 by Access. Press Release Access Power (“Access”), developer, owner, and operator of renewable power projects in emerging markets announced the winners of the 2016 US$7 million Access Co-Development Facility (ACF), a financial support mechanism for renewable energy projects in Africa. Three projects from Nigeria, Madagascar, and Sierra Leone fought off fierce competition…

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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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