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Op-Ed: How the Nigerian power sector can exploit 4IR

The application of 4IR presents the Nigerian power sector to jump from traditional metering to smart meters, writes Ify Malo CEO of CleanTech Hub.
gas flaring

NERC underlines ways that will ensure stable power supply in Nigeria

The chairman of NERC, Prof James Momoh, has assured Nigerians that “stable power supply in the nation will be realised in our lifetime".
Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas

Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas selects Train-7 project contractor

Expansion of LNG Train-7 plant, a Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas project, anticipates attracting $10 billion foreign direct investment in the next 5 years.

Nigeria: Government present unlimited investment opportunities

"New initiatives by the Government present unlimited investment opportunities," says Future Energy Nigeria business development director Ade Yesufu.
onshore Niger Delta

New gas discoveries confirmed at onshore Niger Delta

A Nigerian joint venture has made a significant gas and condensate find in the deeper sequences of the Obiafu-Obrikom fields, in OML61, onshore Niger Delta.

Senelec seeks to replace the 36kV table of Malicounda substation

Senegal’s power utility, Senelec has allocated a budget to finance the replacement of 36 kV Malicounda substation auxiliaries.

Mali: Bidders invited to tender for two solar PV plants

Mali invites tenders for realisation of two PV plants at Saye and Sarro with a unit capacity of 1.3 MWp with a BESS storage system (1.5MW-2MWh in VRB).
Maria Gleta plant

Inauguration of Maria Gleta plant boosts Benin’s power supply by 50%

The Maria Gleta plant, near the city of Cotonou, was recently inaugurated by Benin’s energy minister, Dona Jean-Claude Houssou.

Don’t let Africa’s rekindling gas market take you by surprise

Ed's Note: One of ESI Africa's trending stories from last week caught my attention as it relates to the gas industry on the west coast of Africa.
Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea poised to become a regional gas hub

Minister of mines and hydrocarbons, Gabriel Obiang Lima, led the Year of Energy initiative in which Equatorial Guinea launched major natural gas projects.

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