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Posted By Admin on 19th Mar 2018   

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, while speaking on CNBC Television, a business cable channel programme, disclosed that the government would soon appoint a substantive chairman for the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) after several years…

Posted By Admin on 16th Mar 2018   

A Civil Society Organisation under the Coalition for Affordable and Regular Electricity (CARE) has advocated the need for the Federal government to nationalize the nation’s power sector in order to make it work. Its National Coordinator, Chinedu Bosah, also urged…

Posted By Admin on 16th Mar 2018   

Solar energy solutions provider, Renewvia Energy, is helping underserved communities and businesses in rural Kenya access the energy they need to improve their lives and bolster their economy. The US backed contractor, Renewvia, conducted a year-long solar microgrid feasibility study…

Posted By Admin on 15th Mar 2018   

The Lagos-based distributed energy provider Rensource has launched Nigeria’s first solar micro-utility project under Powered by Rensource, a new B2B-focused offering for investors and developers, Disrupt Africa reports. This first Powered by Rensource project debuted on February 8 at the Sabon Gari…

Posted By Admin on 15th Mar 2018   

In a major boost for its Light up and power Africa initiative, the African Development Bank has entered into partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to scale up solar energy in Africa. The Bank and ISA will jointly support technical assistance and knowledge…

Posted By Admin on 14th Mar 2018   

While solar energy is often covered in the media, wind energy is still relatively unknown, at best only mentioned in generic terms. What is then the state of the wind energy market in Africa? Tony Tiyou, Director of Renewables in…

Posted By Admin on 14th Mar 2018   

Electricity consumers in Plateau State are angry with the Jos Electricity Distribution Company, JEDC, over a series of service measures introduced by the company. A group of the consumers, the Coalition of Plateau Residents and Consumers of JEDC, has risen…