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Experts canvas solar energy to combat climate change

Stakeholders in the energy sector have advocated the deployment of a well coordinated solar energy programme in the country to mitigate the adverse effects...

Jebba generation capacity rises to 450mw

The capacity of Jebba Power Plant recently taken over by Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited at the weekend moved from 380 megawatts to 450 megawatts. The...

Addressing abuse of radioactive materials by oil firms

As Nigeria looks towards the use of nuclear technology, including generation of electricity from nuclear power plants, there is need to ensure nuclear safety...

‘Biomass fuels second highest killer of Nigerians’

Biomass fuels-related deaths are only second to those caused by malaria, an expert has said. Senior Gender Adviser, Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NAIF), Hajia Amina...

FG flags off special electricity project for rural communities

The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, today flagged off electricity project which is solar powered in a rural community called Durunmi, fifteen kilometers...

Kafin Zaki dam to generate 15MW of hydroelectric power

Vice President, Mohammed Namadi Sambo has assured stakeholders on the construction of the proposed Kafin Zaki dam by the federal government. Speaking at the project...

German bank offers N6.3 billion loan to SMEs for renewable energy devt

A German development bank has offered to provide $40 million (N6.3bn) credit facility to Nigerian small and medium scale enterprises for renewable energy development. Timothy...

‘Impatience bane of solid minerals sector’ – Ndubuisi

The acting Director General, Nigeria Geological Survey Agency, NGSA, Mr. Nwegbu Ndubuisi, said the slow development in the mineral and metal sector is as...

Investors turning away from renewable energy

During the past ten years the energy landscape has changed dramatically, with huge advances in both traditional fossil fuels, and also renewable energy technologies. Hydraulic...

Energy conservation campaign and power outages in Nigeria

The acute shortage of electricity generated in the country may have prompted the power efficiency and conservation initiatives by consumers in the country. However, the...

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