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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...

‘Biofuels helpful to farmers’

Production of bio-fuel from crops will boost farm produce, the Director, Africa Region Cassava Adding Value to Africa (CAVA), Dr Kola Adebayo, has said. He...

Nigeria pioneers clean fuels for domestic use

An initiative meant to reduce dangerous smoke and gases from homes is said to be putting cash in the hands of women traders in...

Global investments in renewable energy hit $244b

Investment in renewable power and fuels, including small hydroelectric projects was $244 billion in 2012, representing a decrease of 12 per cent from the...

Working towards alternative energy in Nigeria

How do we generate energy that would not be harmful to the rest of the society? This is the knotty question confronting humanity at...

There’s enough coal to generate electricity for 30 years – Nebo

Minister of Power, Chinedu Nebo said the Federal Government is determined to develop coal as a major source of power, noting that the quantum...

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