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Asteven Energy delivers Africa’s First Solar Road Tunnels to Kwara State Government

Completes the final phase of the Light Up Kwara Project Setting the stage for a green urban city with huge CO2 emissions reduction Asteven Energy Group, a leading indigenous clean energy company in Nigeria, made history, penultimate Friday as the…

Fishermen report oil spill at Chevron’s facility in Bayelsa coastline

Some fishermen from Koluama in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa raised the alarm in a chat with newsmen on Sunday, January 17, 2021 in Yenagoa, the state capital. The fishermen, who operate on shallow waters near the ocean,…

IRENA’s World Energy Transition Day to Kick-Start Crucial Assembly Meeting

Agency’s 11th Assembly brings almost 2000 participants including 70 Ministers together virtually to set the course for a year of critical energy discussions The International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) Eleventh Assembly will get underway virtually from tomorrow (Monday) setting the…

Oil spillage: ERA knocks NOSDRA, Bayelsa Government over tepid response

The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), and the Bayelsa State Government have come under attack for allegedly failing to act over an oil spill that occurred in Akassa, Brass Local Government Area of the state. The Environmental…

SPDC completes sale of interest in Oil Mining Lease 17

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has completed the sale of its 30% interest in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 17 in the Eastern Niger Delta, and associated infrastructure, to TNOG Oil and Gas Limited, a related company…

IRENA and African Development Bank Partner to Scale up Renewables Investments in Africa

The Bank’s partnership with IRENA will support Africa’s energy transition and our goal to achieve universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy in Africa by 2030.” – Bank VP Kevin Kariuki “This agreement represents the type of coordinated…

FG GRANTS WATER USE LICENSES TO KANO STATE WATER BOARD

The Federal Government through the Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Management Commission (NIWRMC) granted six (6) water use licenses to the Kano State Water Board for official extraction of water and to aide them in the expansion of the water wells…

U.N. agency removes cannabis from most dangerous drug category

The U.N. Commission on Narcotic Drugs voted Wednesday to remove cannabis and cannabis resin from a category of the world’s most dangerous drugs. Experts say the decision has the potential to impact the global medical marijuana industry. The Vienna-based U.N. agency said…

Food habits must change to meet Paris Climate Agreement, Oxford-led study finds

By Yihang Fang According to an Oxford-led study published in the journal Science, even if the world significantly reduces its reliance on fossil fuels, it will still be unable to meet the Paris Climate Agreement goals if the global food system…

Stakeholders call for localization of renewable energy policies and regulations

Participants at a workshop held in Delta State Nigeria have called for participatory efforts and enjoins government to make renewable energy policies more community friendly. According to these stakeholders, Renewable Energy Policies at the moment are mostly national. Therefore, making…

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