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Ikeja Electric

Ikeja Electric vows to fulfil regulator’s directive

Electricity distributor, Ikeja Electric plans to install approximately 100,000 pre-paid meters under the latest Meter Asset Providers initiative.
Africa’s energy

Africa’s regional integration gains momentum

President of the AfDB said the Bank has invested around $1bn through various initiatives, including cross border infrastructure, to move trade across African borders.
Rosatom

Nigeria engages Rosatom on nuclear development

Nigeria has engaged in talks with Rosatom to add nuclear energy to its energy mix in bids to address the country’s power challenges.
Siemens

Shell Nigeria increases gas distribution by 150%

Shell Nigeria Gas increased its gas distribution capacity by over 150% following completion of its second gas train, Agbara-Ota Capacity Increase Project.

President Buhari urged to declare Nigeria’s power sector a state of...

President Buhari is urged to declare a state of emergency in the power sector, as Nigeria generates about 4,000MW against a population of over 180 million.

Solar pioneer announces $26m equity investment

Solar pay-as-you-go pioneer Azuri Technologies has announced a strategic investment of $26 million, led by Fortune Global 500 company Marubeni Corporation.
gas flaring

Nigeria moves to its second green bond issuance

Nigeria is set to undertake a second green bond issuance; a Series II Green Bond of up to $42 million, following the success of the first offer in 2017.
ECG

Ghana tender: Installation of outage management system at ECG

Ghana government requests interested bidders to submit sealed bids for the supply and installation of an Outage Management System at ECG.
energy regulatory authority bill

Mauritania to lift structural obstacles hampering private sector development

The second Economic Update for Mauritania published by the World Bank. shows growth rising from 3% in 2017 to 3.6% in 2018, owing to Government’s fiscal prudence and reforms.
wind turbines

Senegal takes delivery of wind turbines for its first large-scale wind...

Vestas wind turbines and components arrived at Port Autonome de Dakar for West Africa's first large-scale wind farm, Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye in Senegal.

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