Nigeria Power Sector to Receive Boost in November as ICEP brings experts together

Nigeria’s Epileptic Power Sector may receive a shot in the arm in November, after the sector’s International Conference being organised by PowerCap, a local energy player and some International experts, berths once again. According to Biodun Ogunleye, one of the…

FG Frown Over Inadequate Technical Manpower to Manage Equipment in Power Sector

The Federal government has frowned over non availability of technical Manpower to Manage the power sector. According to the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) the suboptimal testing and certification of meters, transformers and other equipment in the power sector,…

Ukraine’s Nuclear Power Plant loses connection link once again

Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) has once again lost the connection to its last remaining main external power line, but the facility is continuing to supply electricity to the grid through a reserve line, the International Atomic Energy Agency…

Africa Climate Week 2022 Builds Important Regional Momentum for Climate Action ahead of COP27

This year’s Africa Climate Week (ACW 2022) in Libreville, Gabon, wrapped up today, having helped build important regional momentum in the fight against climate change ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference COP27 in Egypt in November. The event brought…

Hydrogen as the Future of Clean Energy

 Is Hydrogen The Next Big Thing? Time flies. It’s been six years since we reported on the introduction of Toyota’s hydrogen-powered passenger car, the Murai. A lot’s happened since 2015, and for most of us, we’d probably assume that the…

IRENA and Industry Leaders Launch the Alliance for Industry Decarbonization

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), co-founding partner Siemens Energy and 13 companies across all industry sectors have launched the global Alliance for Industry Decarbonization. The new Alliance aims to accelerate net-zero ambitions and the decarbonization of industrial value chains…

FG, ECOWAS move to achieve sustainable energy targets

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and Nigeria’s Ministry of Power are set to host a forum aimed at achieving sustainable energy targets in the region. A statement by the Communication sector of ECREEE indicated that…

Dangote Refinery Gets 300,000 Barrels/Day from NNPC

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Limited will have the first right of refusal to supply the Dangote refinery with about 300,000 barrels of crude oil per day for the next 20 years. The Group Chief Executive Officer, NNPC Ltd, Mele…

Akufo-Addo commissions first phase of 28MW Kaleo Solar Power Project

The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commissioned the Volta River Authority’s 13MW Solar Power Project. According to the President, the Project, which is the first phase of what will be a 28MW plant in Kaleo,…

After 34-Year Gap, the Philippines has a Nuclear Facility Again

After more than three decades, the Philippines is again operating a nuclear facility. In 2014, a proposal was accepted to utilize fuel elements of a shutdown research reactor for training and education, which the IAEA has been supporting through a…

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