BP invests in EV charging company FreeWire

BP today announced that its venturing business has invested $5 million in FreeWire Technologies Inc. (FreeWire), a US-based manufacturer of mobile electric vehicle (EV)...

14 solar IPPs failed to secure funding, must restrategise – Fashola

The Power, Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Fashola said in a January 23 interview that a number of planned solar power projects have failed to...

Construction of $5.8bn Mambila hydro power plant to start this year – Fashola

Nigeria plans to start building a $5.8 billion hydro-power plant in the eastern Mambila region this year, after it agrees on loan terms with...

Nigeria and Niger Republic to partner on uranium exploration

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi has said he has finalised plans on the exploration of minerals binding both Nigeria and Niger...

FG to spend N20b more on mining exploration – Fayemi

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development Dr Kayode Fayemi has said that the Federal Government plans to spend N20b more on data exploration...

Solar IPP implementation in nine federal varsities commences

A team from the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) while visiting the Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), said the Government's plans to build solar powered...

Edo in talks with UNDP to dam Ikpoba, Ovia rivers for hydro power

The Edo State Government has disclosed that it is in talks with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to harness the state’s water resources...

Kano state hands over land to Dangote for $150m solar project

Kano state government has handed over 150 hectares of land to Dangote Group for the development of the $150m Dangote/Black Rhino solar power plant...

BP mulls bid for $1.8bn Italian solar firm

BP Plc is considering a bid for one of Italy’s largest collection of solar assets, Bloomberg reports. Private equity company Terra Firma Capital Partners Ltd....

Sahara Group to advocate for improved energy access in Africa at WEF in Davos

Leading African energy and infrastructure conglomerate, Sahara Group will make a strong case for collaborative efforts towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through...

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