23
Mar

AfDB develops financing instruments for engaging off-grid sector by invest in FEI

Energy industry stakeholders attending the 5th Energy Access Investment Forum have called for a restructuring of the financing mechanisms enabling the development of off-grid and mini-grid connectivity in Africa. “Meeting the universal electricity access objects within the next decade will require the roll-out of off-grid and mini-grid solutions at scale,” said Daniel Schroth, acting director of renewable energy &...
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25
Feb

UNDP-GEF plan $13.24m off-grid lighting market project

Following estimates by the United Nations that it could cost up to U$250–270 billion per year to shift developing countries to 20 per cent renewable energy by 2025, the Federal Government has teamed up with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF) to make renewable energy investment financially attractive for the...
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3
Feb

REA’s Off-Grid Solutions Transforming MSMEs In Nigeria

The Energizing Economies Initiative (EEI), launched by federal government as part of its wider Micro, Small, Medium Enterprise (MSMEs) programme, appear to have started yielding the desired results in few clusters where the Off-Grid Solutions are operational, CHIKA IZUORA writes. It is no longer in doubt that boosting Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs enhances employment...
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25
Jan

FG reaffirms intervention in the Power sector

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has reaffirmed the Federal Government’s commitment to continually intervene in the power sector. Fashola gave the assurance on Saturday in Lagos during a visit to 700 kilowatts mini-grid electricity supply under Energising Economies Initiative (EEI) at Iponri Market. He also said such interventions would include...
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16
Jan
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#NAEE 2019 is all about Nigeria’s increasing demand for energy

Nigeria’s per capita energy consumption is growing faster than that of any other countries, owed largely to increased infrastructure, investment and political stability. Nigeria’s population is characterized by young people and a growing labour force, together proving to be a considerable strength in this aged world.   The 9th #NAEE2019 will take place at the...
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4
Dec

AfDB approves $200 million loan to support Nigeria’s rural electrification efforts

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $150 million sovereign loan to the Federal government to finance the Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP). Rhoda Limbani Mshana, AfDB’s Chief Power Sector Regulations Specialist, PESR, in a statement issued on Monday, said the financing will support rural electrification efforts in Nigeria by facilitating private sector development and rollout of...
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31
Oct

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE 8TH NIGERIA ALTERNATIVE ENERGY EXPO (NAEE) HELD FROM 23RD-25TH OCTOBER, 2018 AT THE SHEHU MUSA YAR’ADUA CENTRE ABUJA WITH THE THEME: LIBERATING ECONOMIC DRIVE WITH CLEAN ENERGY

The exposition is the flagship of Sustainable Energy Practitioners Association of Nigeria (SEPAN) which represents Nigeria’s largest gathering  policy makers, researchers, diplomats, manufacturers,  investors, exhibitors and consumers who came together at the forum to brainstorm  and bring to the fore issues that appropriately place the Nigerian in the global economy on the path to green growth...
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26
Oct

LIBERATING ECONOMIC DRIVE WITH CLEAN ENERGY IN NIGERIA.

The cardinal factors for enhancing  sustainability and liberating economic drive  with Clean Energy are : 1) Weather Conditions in the Spatial distributions, patterns and topography in 36 States including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja in Nigeria geo-political entity. 2) Community-based adaptation (CBD) to the dynamics of Climate Change. 3) Promoting the Accessibility of Green Climate...
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