NIGERIA

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As the largest economy in Africa, with huge gas reserves and high solar energy potential, Nigeria has all the natural resources necessary to meet the...

08.01.2021 , Andrew Allee, James Sherwood, Falaq Tidjani and Ayodeji Ojo

Electrifying Nigerian Agriculture with Clean Minigrids to Improve Livelihoods

A new Power Africa study finds immediate opportunity to initiate and scale the productive use of energy from Nigerian minigrids by electrifying three...

Nigeria is the country with the largest number of unelectrified people in the world, with only 36% of the country’s 100 million rural inhabitants...

THE anger and frustration on Adelana Martins’ face are unmistakable – there is a power outage just about the time he wants to iron his clothes.

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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...

Country News

Electricity supply remains a problem the Federal Government is battling to resolve. One of the...

The federal government has stressed that the 25 million Nigerians to be electrified through the...

The Federal Ministry Of Water Resources has drilled 14 solar-powered boreholes across nine Local...

The collapse of the electricity sub-sector under the National Electric Power Authority (NEPA), which...

Expand energy access to 25 million individuals, representing five million new connections, through...

The station is a collaborative project of the National Automotive Design and Development Council...

The Nigerian federal government plans to ramp up its deployment in harnessing renewable energy to...

Banking should be as easy and affordable as fast-moving consumer goods to reach Nigeria’s banked and...

The need for reliable power supply has risen with the coming of COVID-19 and the need to work...

USTDA announced a grant to Nigeria’s Sosai Renewable Energies Company for a feasibility study to...

Zakari stated that the Buhari-led administration was focused on moving from the traditional way of...

In a statement, the company pointed out this is in line with its solar energy business model, a...