Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Nigeria’s Shiroro Hydro Targets 300MW from Solar Power Plant

Shiroro Hydroelectric Power Station has unveiled plans to construct a 300megawatts photo voltaic solar power plant on the existing plant premises which was conceded to the North-South Power Company (NSP) Limited on November 1, 2013. The firm’s...
energy

Africa: Will ‘Power Africa’ Help Grow Sustainable Energy?

Energy is recognised as a priority issue in the growing United States partnership with Africa, and is among the key themes of the U.S.-Africa Business Forum  being organised as an important core event of next...

Renewable Energy To Top Debate At Africa Climate Conference

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) says the low exploitation of renewable power is expected to be on the agenda at the upcoming Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa which will discuss...

Lagos Solicits Partnership With UK To Boost Power Supply In Rural Areas

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has expressed the readiness of the state to explore the opportunities for partnership in the area of power supply. Governor Ambode who spoke at the Lagos House, Marina, made...
Charter Treaty

NERC Ruling Leads To Energy Re-Evaluation In Nigeria

Two Federal High Courts sitting in Abuja have granted separate injunctions at the instance of eight electricity distribution companies, restraining the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) from implementing its directive for the Central Bank...

France To Give Africa 6bn Euros For Energy

France will give African countries two billion euros over the next four years to develop renewable energy and replace climate-harming fossil fuels, President Francois Hollande said. “France will devote six billion euros between 2016 and...
Kenya

Kenya Bags Seven Awards at World Energy Engineering Congress

Kenyan companies, projects and personalities have been recognized by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) for their contribution to the growth of the country’s energy sector at the ongoing World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC). The...

Afam VI Power Plant Named Nigeria’s 1st Energy Efficient Project

The Afam VI Power Plant in Rivers State has been named and recognised by the United Nations as Nigeria’s first energy efficient project for reducing carbon emissions through environmentally friendly operations. It will be recalled...

Zambia’s Sinazongwe Coal Power Plant To Be Established Soon

ZESCO said it will next month finalise all the power purchasing related agreements with EMCO Energy Zambia in order to establish a 600 megawatts (MW) power station in Sinazongwe of Southern Province. In the country's...

Spanish Firm Partners with Kano State

The Spanish Ambassador to Nigeria, Alfonso Sebastian has disclosed that a Spanish company is interested in constructing a Photovoltaic Electricity Plant in Kano if provided with a piece of land to enable it produce...