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Total targets 1,000mw solar power project in Nigeria

French oil giant, Total targets to build solar power plants that will generate 1,000 megawatts in Nigeria as part of the company’s efforts to...

Kainji, Jebba rehabilitation to gulp N72bn

Nigeria’s power supply capacity is expected to increase by 1,300 megawatts (MW) as Mainstream Energy Solution Limited and RusHydro International AG, has reached an...

Political uncertainty slows renewable energy growth – IEA

Growth of the renewable energy sector is under threat from policy uncertainty, the International Energy Agency warned last week.   Investment in clean sources of...

Nigeria targets 30% generation of electricity from coal by 2015 – Minister

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Musa Sada, has said that the federal government has targeted coal to contribute 30 per cent...

‘Solid minerals budget, worst among sectors’ – Lawmaker

The solid minerals sector will continue to lag behind because funds budgeted for it by government over the years have been grossly inadequate, federal...

Nigeria lags behind in renewable energy investment – Report

Nigeria's commitment to renewable energy development has been assessed to be very insignificant to its pears in the continent, as the latest report on...

NAPTIN, NERC differ on embedded power, renewable energy

Federal Government’s quest to tackle the perennial power shortages in the country may not be achieved soon, as two key organs of the government...

FG justifies renewed attention on renewable energy

The federal government has said that it is making priority investments in renewable sources of energy solely to improve Nigeria’s generation of clean energy. In...

Nigeria’s largest coal power project to begin in 2015

The Chairman/CEO of the Zuma Energy Nigeria Limited (ZENL), Dr. Innocent Ozoemena Ezuma, has disclosed that the construction work for the 1,200 megawatts (mw)...

FEC approves N31.2bn for hydro electricity contract

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved a contractual sum of N31.2 billion for the execution of a 40megawatt electricity project for Kashim Billa...

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