How to Incentivize Nigerians to Imbibe Energy Conservation Culture

Last week, during the Monthly Power Stakeholders’ meeting held in Maiduguri, Minister of power, works and housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, stressed the need for Nigerians...

Perspectives On the PIB and Balancing the Stakeholders’ Interests

There is a fundamental interdependence between Host Countries and the Multinational Oil Companies (MNOCs) in the development of natural resources. The interests of these...

Embracing Associated Risks in the Burgeoning Solar PV Market

Beyond the federal government's expressed emotions, Nigeria's recent approval of an entry feed-in tariff for solar power supply does not foreclose the fact that...

Nigeria: 100% Renewable Energy is Possible

Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that is collected from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind,...

Petrol Price Increase, Sustainable Transportation and Alternative Fuel for Vehicles

The Nigerian economy has borne the huge burden of subsidy payments on petroleum products. Massive importation of light petroleum products (petrol, diesel, and kerosene)...

Nigeria: The Influence of Fossil Fuel on Democracy

From 1956, when oil was first discovered in commercial quantities at Oloibiri in Bayelsa State, the Nigerian government has earned over $600 billion dollars...

Nigeria’s Obsession for Fossil Fuel and its Health Impact

The year 2015 was the hottest year ever in the history of the earth’s climatologically chronology. This increased temperature can be attributed to global...

Mobilizing for a Future Without Oil

In 2009, Margaret Atwood wrote a piece titled ‘The Future without Oil’ for a  German Newspaper, Die Zeit. In that famous article, she said...

Dwindling Oil Revenues: Economic Implications for Governance, Business and Development

Oil revenue has been and still is the mainstay of the national economy and is likely to remain so for a long time to...

The Investment Case for Mini-Grids & Off-Grids in Africa

Since the mid-1990s, external finance to Africa’s power sector has averaged only around US$600m per year of public assistance, plus a similar volume of...

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