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Microgrid solution drives communities of the future

A Togo village saw the launch of a new microgrid project, the Tomorrow’s Connected Community, developed by BBOXX, which aims to unlock economic potential.
Renewable Energy

Microalgae research adds to renewable energy package

Renewable energy research is underway at the University of Lagos’ department of botany, which seeks to harness the huge opportunity of microalgae in the energy mix.
solar

Tender: Consultants needed to execute solar mini-grid projects

The Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency intends to select applicants for solar hybrid minigrids for rural economic development.
solar plants

Nigeria driving economic growth

Nigeria-based Value Seeds is driving economic growth, topping the ranks in new research on seed companies operating in Western and Central Africa.
TCN

Nigeria: TCN implements power transmission project

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has begun the execution of a $170 million power transmission project called the Abuja Feeding Scheme.

Poll Result: Will Nigeria’s meter rollout plan work?

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has directed Meter Asset Providers to commence with rollout of meters no later than the 1st of May 2019.
metering

Nigeria: Regulator wants meters rolled out by 1st May

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued permits to Meter Asset Providers for the rollout of meters by 1 May 2019.

Senegal: Senelec seeks provision of electrical cables

Senelec solicits closed bids from eligible and qualifying bidders for the provision of electrical cables and accessories in a single lot.
Benin

Benin to install an advanced distribution management system

Benin has appointed GE to supply the country’s first advanced distribution management system to increase energy reliability and efficiency.
ZESA Holdings operations

African Development Bank VP joins new Senegal Cabinet

Amadou Hott, has been appointed as Senegal's Minister of the Economy, Planning and International Partnerships.

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