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The Environmental Rights Action (ERA), an NGO, has expressed concern as Nigeria has remained a dumping ground for solar energy materials, thereby, causing environmental crises across the country. The Executive Director of ERA/Africa Coalition for Sustainable Energy Access (ACSEA), Dr Read more…


In March, the Nigerian Breweries (NB) announced it would launch of a 663.6 kWp solar plant in Ibadan, Oyo state. Now that plan has become a reality as the plant has been commissioned by the state governor Seyi Makinde. This Read more…


The German government has described West Africa as having the potentials to be the ‘next hydrogen hub.’ This remark was made when the German Federal Research Minister Anja Karliczek, together with the “Green Hydrogen” innovation officer, Dr. Stefan Kaufmann presented the Read more…


Britain wants Nigeria to consider the issuance of tariff and duty exemption on solar equipment. The Island kingdom said this move would accelerate Nigeria’s energy access and low carbon energy transition. UK Minister of International Trade, Ranil Jayawardena. said this Read more…


The energy transition is well and truly underway in the United States as demand for Wind and Solar energy is gradually outstripping coal. As the costs for solar power drop, more and more coal plants are shutting down. Energy Innovation, Read more…


Kano state is the commercial nerve center of Northern Nigeria. It is home to several small, medium large scale enterprises, but like many parts of Nigeria has endured the challenge of inadequate power supply. But that may soon be a Read more…


The Nigerian government has invested $4.6million for the construction of 22 Solar Mini-Grids. The solar mini-grids are expected to provide electricity access to over 70,000 people and power SMEs and businesses in rural communities. This project will be executed by Read more…


As the globe continues to seek ways to economically rebound from the drawbacks of COVID-19, a new study says nations must adopt energy transition as a focal point. The UN Environment Progamme (UNEP) says backing recovery plans with energy transition Read more…


Egypt’s solar scene has received a massive boost with the country’s largest solar plant attracting $114 million financial support for its expansion. Kom Ombo solar plant will add 200 MW of energy capacity, increasing the share of renewable energy in Egypt’s Read more…


While the globe has been bracing up to addressing the challenge of climate change, the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic presented a twin problem. While the global shutdown meant a massive closure of the business, public and social scene, the Read more…