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Future Energy Nigeria unveils an exciting programme

The organisers of the Future Energy Nigeria have announced an exciting, practical programme focusing on off-grid, DisCos, MAP and solar.

Damilola Ogunbiyi takes the driver seat at SEforALL

SEforALL announced that Damilola Ogunbiyi, current MD of the Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency, has been selected as the organisation’s new CEO.

Now is the time to partake in Nigeria’s next level roadmap

There is no better time to partake in the federal government of Nigeria’s next level roadmap than now, says MD & CEO of the Rural Electrification Agency.
Power strategy

Nigerian Disco, PHED reveals five-year performance plan

Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Plc (PHED), one of the eleven Discos has submitted its five-year performance plan to NERC for review.

Progress at three projects in Cameroon reduce power cuts

Power plant projects financed by the AfDB for $121.4 million in 2010-2011 are starting to provide Cameroon with reliable hydroelectric and thermal capacity.

Sub-Saharan Africa requires urgent investment to meet energy goals

Finance, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, remains drastically below levels needed to deliver universal access, states new report.
renewable energy

‘Mama renewable energy’ to open women in power luncheon in...

The Women in Power Luncheon forms part of the activities at this year's Future Energy Nigeria in Lagos in November.

Cameroon secures $200m deal to boost inclusive and sustainable growth

Cameroon’s Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development and the World Bank Country Director for Cameroon, have signed a $200m Development Policy Credit, which aims to strengthen fiscal sustainability, enhance competitiveness.
The Gambia

New power plant to feed 18MW into The Gambia national grid

MAN Energy Solutions will supply two of its 9L51/60 engines for a newly built power plant in Brikama, the second-largest city in The Gambia.
distribution networks

Nigeria to expand transmission, distribution networks with a $3bn loan

Nigeria has applied for a $3 billion loan at the World Bank for the expansion of transmission and distribution networks.

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