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Nigerian startup Tizeti uses solar to bring affordable wi-fi to Nigerians

Tizeti, a Nigerian technology start up company which is attempting to bring affordable and reliable wifi internet to Lagos, before moving across the country...

Osinbajo outlines renewable energy plans for Nigeria’s rural communities

The Federal Government has vowed to render operators of electricity generating sets in rural areas “jobless” by meeting the energy demands of rural communities...

Hopes raised for resumption of 3,050mw Mambilla hydro project

Hopes that the long delayed construction of the 3,050MW Mambilla hydropower project in Taraba State will resume soon were raised yesterday when a ‘No...

Osinbajo optimistic mining sector will grow to $27bn by 2020

Acting President, Pro Yemi Osinbajo has said the federal government is optimistic that by 2020 the contribution of the Mining sector will grow to...

Renewable energy body lauds NERC on mini grid regulation

The recent decision of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to finally append its seal on the country’s mini grid regulation to allow for...

Total Nigeria to continue investments in downstream oil, solar energy sectors

Total Nigeria Plc has restated its commitment not to withdraw or divest its Nigeria and Africa focused businesses, but to continue to strengthen and...

Renewable energy employs 15,000 in Nigeria, others – Agency

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has said no fewer than 15,000 people were employed in the renewable energy sub-sector of the power industry...

FG opens talks with AfDB on coal-to-power financing

The Federal Government has opened talks with the African Development Bank for the financing of coal-to-power projects across the country, The Punch reports. It was...

Saraki urges states, private sector to collaborate on renewable energy

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has urged state governments and the private sector to collaborate for the actualization of an adequate and affordable energy mix...

FG initiates process of revamping and utilization of Enugu coal deposits

The President Muhammmadu Buhari led administration, last week, kick-started a process towards revamping the abandoned coal deposits in Enugu State, Daily Post reports. The Presidency...

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