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…

Microsoft, Planet and The Nature Conservancy launch the Global Renewables Watch

Using AI and satellite imagery, the Global Renewables Watch maps renewable energy installations from space Microsoft Corp., Planet Labs PBC and The Nature Conservancy on Thursday announced its plans to launch the Global Renewables Watch (GRW), a first-of-its-kind living atlas…

Breakthrough Report states International ‘collaboration gap’ might derail climate progress

International ‘collaboration gap’ threatens to undermine climate progress and delay net zero New report sets out urgent priorities to rapidly make more clean technologies the most affordable options in key sectors. Against the backdrop of the energy crisis and the…

Energy Access: Asteven Group secures $500m to help African Solar Companies scale

Calls for Expression of Interest for African Companies seeking Funding for Renewable Energy projects Deadline is 11:59pm (w.a.t) on 30th September, 2022 $500m USD project financing available Asteven Energy Group has made a call for an expression of interest from…

Osinbajo proposes new deal ‘debt-for-climate swaps’

In a call that can at once significantly advance the course of global net-zero emissions targets, facilitate energy access and the development of African countries, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN is proposing a Debt-For-Climate (DFC) Swap deal.   Explaining the…

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…

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…

NBET signs MoU to boost investments in Nigeria’s power sector

The Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) and Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost commercial transactions and investments in Nigeria’s power sector. The partnership will help Nigeria improve commercial transactions and revenue collections…

Energy Transition takes centrestage at IRENA Investment Forum in Southeast Asia

First IRENA Investment Forum Kicks Off in Southeast Asia Accelerating energy transition through investment takes centre stage in cooperation with Indonesian G20 Presidency. The first-ever Investment Forum organised by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) takes place from 31 August…

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