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NIGERIA NEEDS NEW TECHNOLOGIES TO ADDRESS POWER CHALLENGES

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that Nigeria was in dire need of new engineering technologies to address its power supply, metering challenges and the need for an upgrade in engineering practice in Nigeria.

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$200M INVESTED IN OFF GRID RENEWABLE ENERGY

The off grid renewable energy space which most experts describe as the future of the Nigerian power sector have been said to enjoy an investment capacity of up to $200 million in the last few years.

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NEW METER BOX TO ADDRESS SHORTFALL IN ACCESSIBILITY

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, inaugurated a world-class meter and other plastics manufacturing factory constructed with the aim of addressing the shortfall in meter accessibility by end users in Nigeria.

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NIGERIA, INDIA PARTNER TO DEVELOP RENEWABLE ENERGY

Nigeria and India are to explore opportunities in renewable energy. Indian High Commissioner, Nagabhushana Reddy, discusses the commitment to derive at least 30% of its power needs from renewable energy by 2030.

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NIGERIA’S LARGEST POWER SECTOR INVESTOR TO GO PUBLIC SOON

Sahara Group, the leading power producer in Nigeria has revealed plans to go public soon. Shonubi, whose firm operates in 29 countries, commended the National Assembly for passing the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).

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SHELL TO DELIVER 624MW ELECTRICITY INTO NATIONAL GRID

Electricity generation in Nigeria is to receive a boost as the Afam VI power plant in Rivers State is ready to deliver additional 624 Megawatts into the national grid.

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IN NIGERIA, A TEMPLATE FOR SOLAR-POWERED MINIGRIDS EMERGES

How a unique partnership, innovative financing and stubborn persistence created a model for localized solar and batteries.

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RENEWABLE ENERGY IN NIGERIA’S SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Renewable energy has an important role to play in meeting the future energy needs in both rural and urban areas. The development and utilization of renewable energy should be given a high priority, especially in the light of increased awareness of the adverse environmental impacts of fossil-based generation. Read more...

FED GOVT SEEKS MORE ENERGY DISTRIBUTORS

The Federal Government is seeking more investments in distribution to improve electricity, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said. The government, is working towards actualising this.

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NIGERIAN INVENTION TO TRANSFORM POWER MARKET

Nigeria has faced many challenge regarding power generating capacity, hindering its development efforts. Now, a local start-up have developed a solution in the form of power assembly units, on the verge of being rolled out.

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SCALING-UP SOLAR ENERGY DEPLOYMENT - GOVT MUST LEAD

National development, economic growth, infrastructure, industrialisation and manufacturing, share a common denominator; adequate and constant power supply.

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