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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...

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...

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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...

Jabi Lake Mall, Abuja’s one-stop leisure, restaurant and retail destination brought to the market by...

At least 1,000 solar-powered telecom sites will be installed under this 12-month program.

Four Nigerian universities will soon disconnect from the national grid with off-grid microgrids, as...

Country Director of Solar Nigeria, Mr Tobi Oluwatola, has revealed that 20% of the communities...

Together, they will provide solar of grids to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) throughout...

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), says that it cuts-off electricity supply most...

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria and the International Finance Corporation, a member of the...

The Head of Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Amb. Ketil Karlsen, on Wednesday...

Under the MoU, Schneider would provide support for EM-ONE, as the energy firm delivers 30 mini-grids...

The partnership aims to reduce the electricity deficit in Nigeria.