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Posted By Admin on 10th Jan 2018   

In Kenya, a power system disturbance led to loss of electricity supply to some parts of Nairobi and adjacent areas on Tuesday. Cause of system disturbance Kenya Power engineers have identified the cause attributing to the outage to a technical…

Posted By Admin on 10th Jan 2018   

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has disclosed its plan to increase the wheeling capacity of the national grid from 7000 megawatts to 9000MW before the end of 2018. This came even as the company commissioned a 60MVA transformer in…

Posted By Admin on 10th Jan 2018   

The UK government is to close coal-firepower plants not equipped with carbon capture and storage technology by October 2025, according to a statement by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The new emissions limits will apply to power…

Posted By Admin on 9th Jan 2018   

The 3050 megawatts (MW) Mambilla hydropower project which has long been on the drawing board was stirred in November 2017 when the Federal Government and Chinese contractors signed a N2.1 trillion (about $5.792 billion) contract deal in Abuja to execute…

Posted By Admin on 9th Jan 2018   

On December 15, the African Development Bank’s Board approved a US $30-million investment in the Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (“FEI OGEF”). This follows the approval of additional investments of US $10 million from Calvert Impact Capital…

Posted By Admin on 9th Jan 2018   

The Sokoto State Government has awarded a contract for the construction of 250 solar- powered water schemes to be sited in rural areas across the 23 local government areas of the state, THISDAY reports. In a statement by the state governor’s spokesperson,…

Posted By Admin on 8th Jan 2018   

NIGERIANS’ hope of having regular power supply may not take long as the Federal Government plans to generate 3,000 Megawatts (MW) more of electricity through mini-grids to energize under-served off-grid communities across Nigeria by the year 2020.The Managing Director, Rural…