Category Archives: Solar Plant

EU, Germany support Nigeria’s energy sector with N5.33bn

    A total of €24.5m (N5.33bn) has been earmarked by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development to fund Nigeria’s renewable energy, energy efficiency and rural electrification programmes. The amount, which has its beneficiary as the Federal Ministry of Power, will be used to promote the Nigerian Energy Support Programme

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    The UNFCCC secretariat is inviting applications for post of Chief, Human Resources unit

      The UNFCCC secretariat is seeking a consultant   Organization:                     United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change secretariat Website:                              Post title:                             Chief, Human Resources Unit (P-5) Contract term:                  One and a half years with possibility of extension   Summary of responsibilities: You will ensure that human resource (HR) initiatives are integrated into the secretariat’s overall

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      Solar project to last for 25 years – BoI

          Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Bank of Industry, Mr. Rasheed Olaoluwa. | credits: The Bank of Industry has said its recently unveiled off-grid solar home systems under the BoI/United Nations Development Programme solar energy scheme will last for a minimum of 25 years. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, BoI, Mr. Rasheed Olaoluwa, said

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        FG Targets Speedy Rural Electrification Using Renewable Power Sources

          Nigeria is seeking to make speedy inroad in the supply of stable electricity to her rural and semi-urban communities using renewable energy sources such as solar. To this end, the federal government has embarked on a massive training of young Nigerians to install and maintain solar power facilities built under its Operation Light-up Rural Nigeria

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          Clean Energy Grid Integration Network

            The Clean Energy Grid Integration Network (CEGIN) will help governments around the world strengthen policies and programs to enable high levels of renewable energy generation for electricity systems along with related demand response, smart grid, and storage solutions. In striving to support developing countries and emerging economies, CEGIN will provide the following resources and services:

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            Wonderbags transform waste, empower women

                “I SUPPOSE you could call me an entrepreneur,” says Sarah Collins, the passionate founder of Natural Balance and the Wonderbag Foundation. Her whistlestop visit to Durban – her former home town where the idea for this heat-retention cooker began – is to not only catch up with the local operation in uMhlanga but to

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              Youth groups task Buhari on renewable energy

                Youth groups under the aegis of the Nigeria Youth Climate Coalition (NYCC) and the African Youth Initiative on Climate change (AYICC) have called on Nigeria’s President to match words with concurrent action on climate change and the country’s divestment from fossil fuels. The call came barely few hours after President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn on

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                AfDB: Nigeria, Others Lose $40bn Yearly as 620m People Live without Electricity

                    African Development Bank (AfDB) has said with about 620 million people lacking electricity in African countries including Nigeria, between $30 and $40 billion may have been incurred as costs on a yearly basis. The bank, which disclosed this in its Financial Presentation and Operational Analysis for 2015 at its just-concluded 50th Annual Meetings, also

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                  Second Annual Sustainable Energy for All Forum – “Financing Sustainable Energy for All” 18-21 May 2015 | UN Headquarters, New York

                    The second Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Forum convened from 18-21 May 2015 in New York, US. Under the overarching theme of ‘Financing Sustainable Energy for All,’ the event included the first-ever Global Energy Ministerial Dialogue at the UN. More than 1,500 people attended events over the four days. An Advisory Board meeting, co-convened by

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                    CALL FOR PAPERS

                        5th Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo October 14 – 15, 2015 Abuja, Nigeria SCOPE The 5th Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo provides an ideal platform for disseminate state-of-the-art solutions in the areas of Renewable Energy, Climate Change, energy efficiency, and waste to energy and more. HIGHLIGHTS •       The event is endorsed by the Africa

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