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BPE prepares coal mines for sale to complement power sector privatisation

As a complement to the ongoing privatisation of the power sector, the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has initiated the process of selling the...

Quintas plans biomass power plant, targets rural dwellers

An indigenous renewable energy company, Quintas Renewable Energy Solutions Limited, based in Akure, Ondo State, is completing a biomass power plant in the state. The...

FG to diversify Nigeria’s energy mix, begins feasibility study of 8 coal blocks

As part of efforts to diversify the nation’s energy mix and ensure improved power supply, the federal government has begun feasibility studies of eight...

Nigeria, China to partner on hydro-power generation

The federal government and its Chinese counterpart have commenced a joint partnership move aimed at developing Nigeria’s hydro-electrical sub sector, as part of the...

Lagos commences power generation from organic waste

The Lagos State Government has said its waste-to-energy project had started generating electricity, which it said was currently being run at a demonstration centre...

Philips brings lighting, solar solution to Nigeria

As part of efforts aimed at expanding its business in Africa with innovations that address local needs, Royal Philips has introduced its led lighting...

FG to generate 4,000MW electricity from coal

To address the country’s epileptic power supply situation, the Federal Government has announced plans to generate additional 4,000 megawatts of electricity from coal. This, according...

New EU support for renewable energy policy in Nigeria

Yesterday, the European Commission announced €27 million of financial support to help improve the renewable energy policy in Nigeria. Currently, a large part of...

Scientists advance search for greener energy

Scientists have recorded four major recent breakthroughs in the search for greener and cleaner energy with the development of a highly effective method for...

‘Funding hinders development of renewable energy’ – BOI/UNDP

Promoters of the Bank of Industry/United Nation’s Development Programme’s Access to Renewable Energy, AtRE, project, have cited lack of finance and funding as the...

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