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EU, Germany support Nigeria’s renewable energy sector with N5.33bn

A total of €24.5m (N5.33bn) has been earmarked by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development to fund...

USTDA gives grant to Nigerian firm for solar power project

The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), in a move which  supports the goals of Power Africa, a U.S. government-led initiative, has provided...

Oando highlights need for framework on renewable energy use

Oando Energy Resources (OER), has called on governments at all levels to develop legislative and regulatory frameworks to drive renewable energy use, Vanguard reports. Speaking...

Nigerian firm signs MoU with Canadian company for waste to energy project

In its determination to reduce the country’s dependence on fossil fuels and other unclean energy, a Nigerian company, Traveri Group, recently signed a memorandum...

IAEA calls for strong independent nuclear power regulator in Nigeria

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has called for the creation of an independent nuclear power regulatory body “with clear authority and functions, separated...

BoI disburses N75.8m to off-grid solar companies

The Bank of Industry (BoI) on Friday disbursed N75.8 million to GVE Projects Ltd,, and Arnergy Solar Ltd. to provide solar home systems to...

Buhari promises to complete stalled hydro-power projects

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration would ensure that the Mambilla project and other unfinished hydro-power projects in the country are completed expeditiously...

Nigeria’s nuclear power plans raise concerns

With the increasing widespread hazardous incidents involving nuclear reactors in advanced countries, the government’s plan to build nuclear power plants has raised safety concerns,...

Environmental group urges FG to focus on investment in renewable energy research

The Executive Director, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the  Earth (ERA/FoEN), Dr. Godwin Uyi Ojo, has advised the federal government to focus on investment in...

Dangote, 6 foreign firms raise funds to begin mining for coal, others

The Nigeria Mining Cadastre Office (MCO) says that Dangote Group and six foreign companies are currently raising funds from the capital market to begin...

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