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Expert makes case for commercial use of coal

An expert has made a strong case for the commercial exploitation and application of coal in the power and other sectors of Nigeria’s economy. The...

Jonathan flags off ‘light up rural Nigeria’ project

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday flagged off the light up rural Nigeria project with the official commissioning of the solar power project in Durumi community,...

Ebonyi biomass turbine project to cost N2.3bn

The five megawatts Ebonyi biomass gas turbine project being executed in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is to gulp $15...

Whither N66.6m Solid Minerals Devt Fund?

The establishment of the Solid Minerals Development Fund (SDMF) in 2013 revived optimism in the development of the solid minerals sector until stakeholders began...

Researchers strategise to convert unwanted carbon dioxide into electricity

Researchers are developing a new kind of geothermal power plant that will lock away unwanted carbon dioxide (CO2) underground – and use it as...

Expert urges govt to enact energy-saving law

Against the backdrop of Nigeria’s epileptic power supply, the Federal Government has been urged to enact a law to checkmate wastage of electricity resources...

Experts urge Nigeria to focus on Shale gas

Stakeholders in Nigerian petroleum industry have urged the country’s government to re-position the nation’s oil and gas industry towards achieving high shale gas production,...

Jonathan to inaugurate solar power programme Saturday

The Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja commenced its Operation Light Up Rural Nigeria project. The inauguration of the project, which was initially planned to...

Simba canvasses increased reliance on solar energy

Simba Solar, a subsidiary of the Simba Group of Companies, is canvassing increased adoption of solar energy in the country. The company, in a statement...

Global coal demand growth to slide on tougher Chinese policies

Tougher Chinese policies aimed at reducing dependence on coal will help restrain global coal demand growth over the next five years, the International Energy...

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