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Posted By Admin on 16th May 2018   

The South African government re-affirmed its commitment to renewable energy as part of the country’s energy mix whilst dodging any mention of its plans for nuclear energy. Energy minister Jeff Radebe delivered a keynote address at the African Utility Week…

Posted By Admin on 14th May 2018   

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission on Friday directed power firms operating across the country to fix all faulty installations in their various areas of operation in order to avert disaster as the rainy season sets in. NERC said it would…

Posted By Admin on 14th May 2018   

With a resolution allowing for distributed generation and a long-term power auction planned for this year, the country is set to become South America’s newest serious solar player. Colombia’s energy and gas regulator CREG published new regulations in March for…

Posted By Admin on 14th May 2018   

Subsidy-free solar is taking off in European markets where PV can now produce electricity at a cost that beats other generation sources. PV’s progress towards market parity in Southern Europe has led to an explosion in subsidy-free projects in recent…

Posted By Admin on 10th May 2018   

The fire has engulfed the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC, substation at Okoloba junction in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State. The incident has consequently forced residents out of their homes, as they scampered for safety for safety…

Posted By Admin on 10th May 2018   

China Huadian Hongkong Company (CHDHK) is to build a $2bn 1.3 GW coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh. The state-run Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has signed a joint venture agreement with the Chinese firm to build the plant at Moheshkhali Island in Cox’s Bazar…

Posted By Admin on 10th May 2018   

Minister of state 11 for Power, Works and Housing, Surveyor Hassan Zarma, has said that additional 7000 houses in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are expected to enjoy improved power supply through a 60MVAR 132 KV capacitor bank installed at…