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There are as many Nigerians living in the dark as there are Germans living in Germany. Green, decentralised power is part of the solution.

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What if it was possible to boost both national and local economies while increasing energy access and saving rural residents money? That is exactly...

11.03.2020 , Muhammad Bello, Nehal Johri

Toxic smoke and no jobs in the oil-rich Niger Delta

Decades of exposure to gas flaring by the foreign oil refineries in Niger Delta has harmed the health of residents. The thick plumes of black smoke...

On April 12, 2017, Aliyu Umar, 27, began his day, carefully preparing a charcoal fire with which he would prepare breakfast of noodles, bread, fried...

Unpopular Opinion: Entrepreneurship Can Also Be A Bad Thing

Over the years, the benefit and impact of entrepreneurship have, time and...

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...

Country News

All On’s contribution will be a blend of equity and debt investments that will facilitate the...

The availability of electricity in Nigeria has worsened. Its commercial sectors have become heavily...

The government is planning to install five million solar-home systems and minigrids

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This article by Dr Sam Amadi thoroughly examines the recent increase in electricity tariffs by the...

Smart Kiosk is efficiently reliable, powered by solar, aesthetically designed with low cost of...

Minister of State for Power, Goddy Jedy-Agba, said at a function in Abuja on Tuesday that the...

The new financing will enable Lumos to produce an additional 160,000 solar home systems (SHS) to...

The fund will offer obligors access to credit facility that will not exceed a maximum of N500m...

Through this grant, the SUNREF Nigeria programme will provide technical assistance to support the...

N2.3 trillion is the total budget for the ESP while N240 billion is the budget to power 5 million...

The cost of fuel subsidy is too high and unsustainable. From 2006 to 2019, fuel subsidy gulped...

Workers in the nation's power sector, weekend, faulted the recent hike in electricity tariff,...