World Bank to inject $150m into Mali’s electricity sector by 2025

The World Bank plans to inject $150 million by 2025 into Mali’s electricity...

Equatorial Guinea aims to boost opportunities for African services companies

In order to strengthen cooperation amongst African companies, encourage the development of a...

U.S. based group installs 435 solar suitcases in health facilities across Liberia

Non-profit organization called We Care Solar, based in California, USA says it has...

NPA engages stakeholders on cylinder re-circulation model

Participants at a day's stakeholders' engagement on the 'Cylinder Recirculation Model (CRM)' being...

Kenyan President to commission 310MW wind power plant in Marsabit

President Uhuru Kenyatta is Friday set to launch the Lake Turkana Wind Power...

IFC secures financing for two solar power projects in Senegal

Through the financing of the construction of two solar power plants in Senegal,...

Scientific breakthrough made on glass solar power model

Academics in South Africa and Belgium have produced a working model of a...

Africa, Middle East to lead oil and gas analytics market – TMR

As the use of technology has significantly increased in oil and gas in...
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Global oil tanker market to lose $100bn by 2050 – MSI

Jul 19, 2019

Some oil tankers could be headed to the scrapyard early if the world lives up to the ambition of the Paris Agreement. Demand for the vessels is set to…

Nigerian September crude programmes emerge

Jul 19, 2019

September preliminary export programmes emerged for several grades of Nigerian crude, including Qua Iboe. Nigeria’s Qua Iboe crude oil stream will export six cargoes in September plus two deferred…

DPR shuts 25 filling stations in Kano, Jigawa

Jul 19, 2019

Over 25 filling stations in Kano and Jigawa states have been sealed off by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for different offences ranging from violation of safety rules,…

DPR to sanction oil firms over failure to upload production data on NPMS platform

Jul 18, 2019

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Thursday threatened to sanction oil-producing companies which failed to upload its oil production data on the DPR platform. Mr Ahmad Shakur, the…

NNPC to supply 10% of India’s national crude oil demand

Jul 18, 2019

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its readiness to continue to supply 10 per cent of India’s crude oil demand in the face of competing demand for…

ADM Energy to seek Nigeria oil asset expansion

Jul 18, 2019

AIM-listed ADM Energy plans to rapidly expand its Nigerian asset base while targeting “Other investment opportunities in the oil and gas sector, primarily in west Africa,” according to newly-elected…

DPR begins sealing off illegal filling stations in Adamawa

Jul 18, 2019

The Adamawa office of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has commenced the sealing off of illegal filling stations in the state. The exercise, which commenced on Thursday, has…

Eni rejigs trading arm over oil tanker fiasco involving Oando

Jul 18, 2019

Eni has filed a fraud complaint against its former head of oil trading over a suspect Iraqi crude oil shipment, amid concerns inside the Italian oil major that the…

Nigeria to refine 900,000 bpd over next 10 years – Kachikwu

Jul 18, 2019

Barring any distortion in plans, Nigeria will be refining at least 900,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd) in the next 10 years. This was the submission of former…

Many fuel depot owners unable to service loans – MOMAN

Jul 18, 2019

The Chairman, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, 11Plc, Mr Tunji Oyebanji, in an interview with Punch spoke on the thorny issue of deregulation…

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

METKA close to connecting Nigerian universities to off-grid microgrids

Jul 19, 2019

Four Nigerian universities will soon disconnect from the national grid with off-grid microgrids, as part of a national program to bring microgrids to dozens of universities. A subsidiary of…

Clean energy still scratching the surface in Nigeria – FBN Quest

Jul 18, 2019

The industrial take-off required to support the much-needed economic diversification remains elusive. A principal reason is Nigeria’s structural deficit, in which the epileptic power supplies form a major part.…

Nigerian varsity to partner U.S. firm on renewable energy solution

Jul 17, 2019

The University of Ilorin has expressed readiness to partner with a US based company, Venturi Renewable Energy, to enable the institution migrate from diesel/petrol based generators to Venturi wind…

Germany to partner Nigeria in exploring alternative energy solutions

Jul 17, 2019

To address gaps in the country’s epileptic power supply, Germany has concluded plans to partner with Nigeria to offer renewable energy, as a sustainable, cheap and climate friendly alternative…

Firm highlights deep cycle battery production prospects for Nigeria

Jul 17, 2019

Batteries used in home energy storage typically are made with one of three chemical compositions: lead acid, lithium ion, and saltwater. In most cases, lithium ion batteries are the…

Imo Govt inaugurates solar power project

Jul 16, 2019

The governor of Imo state, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha, CON, has inaugurated the installation of over 100 solar street lights at Ezeagbogu community in Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government of…

Solar energy could save Nigeria $29b a year it loses to its unreliable power sector

Jul 16, 2019

Lengthy power cuts are pretty much a daily experience in Nigeria. The country’s epileptic power supply has been identified by businesses as the second biggest obstacle to doing business in the…

Renewable energy provides growing source of skilled jobs for Nigeria, others

Jul 16, 2019

In India, unemployment is also at record highs. Youth comprise more than 10% of the unemployed in India, and almost 20% in Kenya and Nigeria. These rates tend to be even higher in…

AfDB okays new financing programme for off-grid energy providers

Jul 16, 2019

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved an innovative multinational financing program for Distributed Energy Service Companies (DESCOs), which would see 900,000 households in…

Rural communities in Adamawa set to gain access to clean energy

Jul 12, 2019

Families in one of Nigeria’s most deprived states will profit from solar power for the first time due to a Climate and Clean Air Coalition project providing a local…

POWER

Trane appoints JMG as Nigerian distributor for power, other products

Jul 19, 2019

Trane® (Trane.com), a global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, has entered into a new distribution agreement with JMG Limited (JMGLimited.com) in…

NERC says electricity customers can get pre-paid meters, pay later

Jul 19, 2019

Nathan Shatti, Commissioner of Finance and Management Services at the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says electricity consumers will be able to purchase prepaid meters before making a payment…

NLNG steps up efforts to revive Nigeria’s ailing power sector

Jul 18, 2019

The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, Limited, said it is taking all necessary steps in line with government’s aspirations to rejuvenate the nations electricity sector which is key to…

NASENI sends 60 engineers to China, plans to fast track mass production of transformers locally

Jul 18, 2019

As part of the federal government’s steps to make electricity supply available nationwide, the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) is sending 60 engineers to China for…

Nigeria’s electricity market on a downward spiral – TCN

Jul 18, 2019

Nigeria’s electricity market has been nose-diving since the distribution and generation arms of the sector were privatised in 2013 and is currently on a sick bed, the Transmission Company…

Kano Disco receives NERC approval to roll out meters

Jul 18, 2019

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company has received the approval of the National Electricity Regulatory Commission to engage five vendors to provide meters to customers in the firm’s coverage area.…

Nigeria’s customers metering base to grow to 15m – APS

Jul 18, 2019

Nigeria’s metering gap of approximately five million people, will in the long  run be more than triples, as Meter Asset Providers (MAPs) scheme gets underway, Armese Power Solution’s Chief…

NERC proposes order to fast track deployment of meters to consumers

Jul 17, 2019

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has disclosed that the ‘proposing order’ that it plans to introduce is expected to be a catalyst for the distribution companies (Discos) to…

SON raises alarm over substandard SUNRISE electric cables in circulation

Jul 17, 2019

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has issued a red alert on the presence of substandard SUNRISE brand of electric cables in the Nigerian markets and  has warned consumers to…

NERC attributes high estimated bills to increase in electricity theft

Jul 17, 2019

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has attributed the high estimated billing being complained of across the country to the upsurge in cases of energy theft and unauthorised pilfering…

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