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Eta Zuma launches coal briquette production plant in Kogi

In the bid to curtail the use of firewood and deforestation in Nigeria, Eta Zuma West Africa Group on Thursday inaugurated the production and...

Niger youths threaten to blow up hydroelectric dams

Tension has gripped the people of Niger State and security operatives in the state as some youths threatened to blow up the three hydroelectric...

AfDB, NDF, others make $55m investment in Off-Grid Energy Access Fund

On December 15, the African Development Bank’s Board approved a US $30-million investment in the Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (“FEI...

Hydro generation improves offsetting losses from gas plants

Electricity generation from the nation’s hydropower plants has recorded significant improvement, offsetting the losses caused by last week’s pipeline fire on the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline...

Sokoto to build 250 solar-powered water schemes in rural areas

The Sokoto State Government has awarded a contract for the construction of 250 solar- powered water schemes to be sited in rural areas across...

Oil majors’ growth plan for plastics market faces challenge from bioplastics firms

Companies that make packaging from plants instead of fossil fuels are starting to challenge the oil industry’s ambition to increase the supply of raw...

AfDB achieves 100% investment in green energy projects in 2017

The African Development Bank achieved a 100% investment in renewable energy in 2017, a major landmark in its commitment to clean energy and efficiency. Power...

Nuclear power will strengthen Nigeria’s economy, energy security – Russian envoy

Russian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Nikolay Udovichenko has said that the development of nuclear technologies would strengthen Nigeria’s position as one of the leading...

Branson sees potential for investors in Nigeria’s $10bn renewable mini grid market

Energy access in Africa is close to my heart. Bringing clean, renewable power to people instead of building coal-fired power stations is absolutely essential...

Shell/Bio-bean coffee waste to energy solution could be in Nigeria in 3yrs – Founder

Following the partnership between Shell and Bio-bean to turn coffee waste grounds into advanced biofuels which could be used as alternative sources of fuel...

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