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Nigeria’s power generation returns to 4,000MW on hydro plants recovery

The nation’s power generation has returned to the 4,000 megawatts mark following the recovery in the output of hydropower plants and a few thermal...

Nigeria must focus on solar, gas to improve its economy – French Consul

The  Consul General of France in Nigeria, Mr. Laurent Polonceaux, said the utilisation of alternative sources of energy will help to tackle Nigeria’s electricity...

PSRP says NBET to close deals with only credible solar plant developers

A policy reform document and its action plans for the period of its execution, indicates that only serious or credible developers amongst the 14...

Pan Africa Solar, BBOXX partner to electrify rural Nigerian communities

Two off grid projects were recently announced in Nigeria, one consisting of a partnership between Pan Africa Solar and BBOXX (PAS BBOXX), adding to...

Shell, Bio-Bean use waste coffee grounds as fuel for London’s buses

Shell and bio-bean, as part of Shell’s #makethefuture energy relay, are helping to power some of London’s buses using a biofuel made partly from...

Huge demand will cause Africa’s renewable energy to soar by 2022 – IEA

A senior International Energy Agency (IEA) official said last week that strong demand is set to give a huge boost to renewable energy growth...

Zungeru hydropower project to be commissioned in 2019 – Gov Bello

Niger state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has expressed optimism that the 700 Megawatts Zungeru Hydro-electricity generation project will be completed for commissioning on...

FG to concession Gurara, Kashimbila; complete other hydro projects by 2019

The Federal Government is poised to concession the Gurara and Kashimbila hydropower plants in 2018 while still in talks for the completion of the Gurara...

Ondo set for bitumen/oil sands exploration

Ondo State Government has expressed its readiness to leverage on the exploration of bitumen (oil sands or tar sands) in the state, so as...

ExxonMobil, Renewable Energy Group make progress in cellulosic biodiesel research

ExxonMobil and Renewable Energy Group (REG) announced today that by utilizing REG’s patented fermentation technology, the companies’ joint research program has demonstrated the ability...

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