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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...

10.04.2018 , Chijioke Mama / SolarPlaza

Off Grid Solar in Nigeria: Enablers and Hurdles

Nigeria as a country is more populous than the entire economic bloc of East African Community – EAC. (180 million & 169 million respectively)....

Why are so many Nigerian homes still in the dark despite far-reaching reforms? In this factsheet, we test the charge on Nigeria’s electricity...

Around the world, women face the largest burden of not having access to modern energy.  More often than not, it is women who have to walk long...

Country News

Nigeria is one of Africa’s most developed, resource-rich countries and yet it has notably failed to...

The United States African Development Foundation (USADF), in partnership with All On, General...

The Nigeria Off-Grid Energy Challenge 2019 is launched. Organised by the United States African...

The company is planning to initially invest $16 million into mini-grids serving 170,000 people,...

Under the partnership, Azuri’s solar home TV product will be co-branded and co-marketed by both...

What was the vision for the REF and how has the agency driven it?

In efforts to remove the bottlenecks hindering energy access to households in communities, five...

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) and All On have officially opened the application...

“This installation provides solar – generated electricity and treated water which is safe for...

The Federal Government is set to provide solar-powered cold rooms in Kano for the preservation of...

In an exclusive chat with Business Insider Sub-Saharan Africa by Pulse, Tesla says it has no current...

A total of 43,000 households and businesses in rural communities across Nigeria will be electrified...