8
Sep

Reliable and Affordable Electricity for Nigeria: Growing the Minigrid Market

The vast majority of Nigerians today lack access to reliable and affordable electricity. From factories to schoolrooms, the power situation hampers development throughout Nigeria, especially in rural areas of the country. The Nigerian Economic Summit Group and RMI’s new report, Minigrid Investment Report: Scaling the Nigerian Market, discusses the opportunity for minigrid systems—stand-alone power generation and...
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6
Sep

NNPC, Chinese consortia sign MoUs on biofuels production

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in China with Nigerian-Chinese consortia towards developing sustainable biofuels in the country. A statement by spokesman of the corporation Ndu Ughamadu said the signing ceremony was held at the Nigerian Embassy in Beijing on the sidelines of the ongoing Forum for China-Africa...
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6
Sep

NNPC petrol stations to run on solar electricity – Baru

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Tuesday, said it plans to venture into solar power generation and is also considering powering all its retail outlets with electricity from solar energy. The NNPC, in a statement in Abuja, also stated that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, in China with two consortia, towards the development...
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29
Aug

CBN mulls N1.525bn renewable energy investments

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is currently considering investments of about N1.525 billion ($5 million) in renewable energy sector for Nigerians who are off the national grid, New Telegraph has learnt. Chief of Party for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Nigeria Renewable Energy Efficiency Project (REEEP), Javiar Betancourt, disclosed this to...
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29
Aug

Daystar Power and Nigerian Bank of Agriculture partner to ‘electrify rural Nigeria’

Daystar Power and Nigerian Bank of Agriculture partner to ‘electrify rural Nigeria’ The Nigerian Agricultural Bank, Bank of Agriculture and the African electricity supplier Daystar Power have entered into a comprehensive cooperation to provide rural electrification in Nigeria. The cooperation includes the supply of solar power to the bank branches as well as a concept...
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23
Aug

Nigeria to become third largest exporter of gas

Nigeria may soon become the third largest exporter of gas in the world if the ongoing plans of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Ltd to reach a Final Investment Decision (FID) on its Train-7 project by December is successful, the NLNG has said. Presently, Nigeria is the fourth exporter of gas in the world...
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CBN mulls N1.525bn renewable energy investments

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is currently considering investments of about N1.525 billion ($5 million) in renewable energy sector for Nigerians who are off the national grid, New Telegraph has learnt. Chief of Party for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Nigeria Renewable Energy Efficiency Project (REEEP), Javiar Betancourt, disclosed this to...
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7
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Nigeria to become third largest exporter of gas

Nigeria may soon become the third largest exporter of gas in the world if the ongoing plans of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Ltd to reach a Final Investment Decision (FID) on its Train-7 project by December is successful, the NLNG has said. Presently, Nigeria is the fourth exporter of gas in the world...
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17
Jul

Available fellowship PhD positions at IIT, (Comillas University)-Madrid

The Institute for Research in Technology (IIT) belongs to the School of Engineering (ICAI) of Comillas Pontifical University of Madrid (Comillas). Its main aim is to promote research and postgraduate training in diverse technological fields through participation in specific projects of interest for Industry and the Government. The IIT it is a non-profit Institute, which...
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