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FG targets 10,000MW of electricity with 200 dams

The Federal Government has said it is currently building over 200 new dams in order to achieve its target of 10,000 megawatts of electricity...

Diversify coal industry, Nigeria, others told

Nigeria and other member countries of the United Nations (UN) have been urged to radically transform and diversify the coal industry in their respective...

FG may begin work at 3050mw Mambilla Hydro Plant in October

The federal government may in October commence initial phase of work at the 3050 megawatts Mambilla Hydro Power plant situated in Taraba State. Minister of...

AfDB approves $100m financing for Kainji, Jebba hydro power projects

The  African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a financing package of $100 million, comprising an $80 million loan and $20 million equity for the...

Nine Northern states to get 420MW of solar energy

The Federal Government is set to provide more than 420 megawatts of renewable energy to nine states in the Northern part of the country,...

New NERC regulation targets 2,000mw from renewable energy sources by 2020

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved the deployment of a new regulation to stimulate investments that would give Nigeria up to 2000...

Japan offers Nigeria N1.9bn grant for development of solar electricity

Japan has given a grant of N1.9bn ($9.8m) for the generation of solar electricity in Nigeria, as part of its infrastructure development assistance, according...

Eaton Electric lists benefits of renewable energy for Nigeria

United States-based power management company, Eaton, has highlighted the importance of making the most of the renewable energy sources in Nigeria to bridge the...

Nigeria may be in trouble as production of petrol cars predicted to end by...

Nigeria may likely be in deeper economic trouble with the recent prediction of a Stanford University economist that leading automobile manufacturers in Asia, Europe...

FG, states to partner on scaling up mining activities

Mining activities in the country are to witness a boost through value addition and greater level of involvement by state governments. The Minister of Mines...

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