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‘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...

‘Overuse of fuel woods is killing energy initiatives’

The National Coordinator, Renewable Energy Programme (REP) of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Hajia Bajjihatu Abubakar, has said the overuse of fuel woods is...

Kainji turbine gets first turnaround maintenance in 40 years

The Director General of National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN), Engr. Reuben Okeke, has disclosed that the power generating turbine of the Kainji...

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