Nigerian Discos to curb power theft, vandalism with new app

Electricity distribution companies (Discos) have indicated they would be deploying a new online security programme called ‘Hawk Eye’ to monitor electricity theft and equipment...

Global energy firms swoop on startups in billion dollar technology race

Europe's biggest energy companies have ploughed more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) into startups, according to Reuters calculations, with several deals announced in...

Eko & Abuja Discos launch technologies to check energy theft, vandalism

Electricity distribution companies in the country have raised alarm over what they described as rampant energy theft and vandalism among consumers, especially in rural...

Oil firms to install electronic monitoring devices to prevent vandalism

Foreign and indigenous firms operating in the Nigerian oil and gas industry will have to install electronic surveillance gadgets on their facilities in a...

Oil majors use drones, other technology to weather oil price crisis

Oil majors including Statoil, Shell and Chevron are experimenting with various technologies, from drones and drill design to data management, to drive down costs...

Total to aid Nigeria’s $3bn energy modernisation programme

Pascal Dauboin, Senior Advisor for Digital Technologies, TOTAL, says the company aims to be part of Nigeria's $3 billion energy modernisation programme, in terms...

Baker Hughes introduces new drill bits to drill faster and farther

Baker Hughes announced today the commercial release of its line of Kymera™ XTreme (XT) hybrid drill bits, designed to help oil and gas operators...

Total invests in smart grids with AutoGrid acquisition

Total Energy Ventures (TEV), the venture capital arm of Total that invests in start-ups, has acquired an interest in AutoGrid, a company that develops...

Nigerian startup’s technology provides information on power consumption

A Nigerian startup, GRIT Systems, is helping to meet the challenges of lack of data and inadequate finance models for solar hybrids with its...

IKEDC, Huawei partner on IoT solution for improved power supply

Business Leader (Distribution) in Sahara Group, the firm with majority stakes in Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC), Mr. Rotimi Onanuga, said that the firm...

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