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11.10.2019 , María Yetano Roche, Hans Verolme, Chibuikem Agbaegbu, Taylor Binnington, Manfred Fischedick, Emmanuel Olukayode Oladipo

Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria’s power sector

Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy and home to approximately 10% of the un-electrified population of Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2017, 77 million...

Nigeria's frenetic commercial capital, Lagos, is plunged into darkness several times a day. Then its generators roar, and the lights flood back on.

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In the quest to finding lasting solutions to the energy challenges that befall Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises in Nigeria (MSMEs), one of the...

10.01.2019 , Victoria Onehi & Simon Echewofun Sunday

How women rose in Nigeria’s renewable energy sector, quenching darkness

It is no longer news that what men can do, women can do better. This applies to the growing Nigerian power sector where women are taking their place...
Energy prosperity has always had a female face. Every day, women around the world face the worst consequences of not having modern energy access. They...

Access to power expands the number and variety of business and job opportunities available. Electricity means that small businesses, such as barbers...

31.08.2018 , Eromo Egbejule, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Fed up with costly, dirty fuels, Nigerians switch to cleaner alternatives

For Rhoda Tanko, preparing dishes of okra or egusi soup in her small shack was a daily ordeal spent battling the dizzying, toxic black fumes spewed...

27.08.2018 , Andrew Morton

Why Mobile Money Has Failed in Nigeria

Mobile Money as a financial product is inherently a fast moving consumer good, which Nigerian banks are ill-equipped to market and promote, Andrew...
Faced with a population boom that has sent carbon emissions soaring and stretched power supplies to breaking point, oil-rich Nigeria is turning to...
All year round farming in a country like Nigeria is impossible without irrigation, but with the emergence of Solar-Powered Irrigation System, lack of...

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ROGEP is also providing support on access to electricity for 18 other countries in West Africa and...

As a backup power option, smaller solar systems are best suited to substitute fossil fuel...

Objective: to mobilise one billion dollars to invest in the solar off grid in Nigeria with funds...

Nigeria has failed to translate this energy potential to development. There is nothing comparable to...

The main issue Nigeria is facing is the rapidly increasing population which clearly results in much...

For a border community which produces the best rice and millet in Nigeria, the facility will not...

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has signed a 1.06 (about N381.6 million) grant...

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), managed by the African Development Bank, has approved...

Nigeria is one of the world’s largest economies where businesses rely so heavily on diesel-powered...

The Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN) has called on the Federal Government to reduce...

The global craze for renewable energy has offered jobless Nigerian youths alternative employment as...

Solar lamps offer refuge to smaller and more remote medical clinics that serve patients after...