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Nigeria: Power sector invites bidders for solar mini-grid project

The federal ministry of Power, Works and Public Housing (Power Sector), is inviting qualified bidders to express their interest for the construction of a...
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The dilemma of metering for a smart grid

Decision makers need to answer a number of questions before stepping into the world of smart grids and its associated metering requirements, says Sariel...

MAPs and discos can solve the metering gap

Dr Jamil Gwamna, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kano Electricity Distribution Company, thinks that the solutions to customer metering challenges in the Nigerian electricity supply industry are close at hand.

Nuclear energy is the future for Nigeria, says expert

The President, Chairman and CEO of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission, Simon Pesco Mallam, has stated that the west African country has every intention to...

Ghana: Tamale Teaching Hospital requires electrical maintenance items

The Tamale Teaching Hospital intends to apply part of its budgetary allocation to fund eligible payments under contract for the provision of electrical maintenance...

Nigeria: Gas-to-power supply increases year on year

According to Ndu Ughamadu, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) spokesman, gas-to-power supply has increased year on year. Ughamadu said as of January 2018 the...

AfDB commits $1.5m for Jigawa on-grid IPP programme

The African Development Bank (AfDB) board of directors have approved a $1.5 million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) to support the Nigerian...

Nigeria: Government to take action against gas flaring, say experts

The group managing director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has announced a three-point strategy to contain the gas flaring menace in 2020.

Nigerian gov is working to improve electricity distribution, says Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, assures that the federal government plans to improve the distribution capacities of the 11 electricity distribution companies before the year end.

Feasibility study promotes women’s participation in energy transition

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), in partnership with the African Development Bank Group, recently organised...

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