Mali Discovers First Vast Reservoirs of Clean Hydrogen Gas

Mali has discovered a huge reserves of clean hydrogen gas. According to reports, the discovery has a town drawing a flammable gas from the earth that produces loads of electricity without CO2 emissions. The town called Bourakébougou was prospected by Aliou Diallo, a Malian energy entrepreneur, who believed the mysterious gas which in the daytime […]Read More

FG Executes 1,375 Electrification Projects With N46bn in Three Years

The Federal Government completed 1,375 rural power projects in various communities across the country for a total of N45.89 billion over a three-year period, according to the latest figures obtained from the Rural Electrification Agency (REA). Data gleaned showed that the FG, through its REA, undertook the projects between 2020 and 2022 by increasing the […]Read More

AfDB invests $5.2bn in Africa’s water, sanitation in 10 years

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has invested around $5.2 billion in assisting and strengthening nearly 97 million Africans’ water and sanitation resilience. Since 2015, the bank has contributed an average of $900 million per year in water and sanitation assistance, according to the statement. “Massive investments in integrated water development and management are central to […]Read More

Renewable Energy Records 9.6% Growth in 2022, Despite Energy Crisis

Global renewable generation capacity amounted to 3372 Gigawatt (GW), growing the stock of renewable power to 295 GW or by 9.6 percent by the end of 2022. An impressive 83 percent of all power capacity added last year was produced by renewables, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Capacity Statistics 2023 report, […]Read More

Urgent Climate Action Secures Liveable Future For All, Says IPCC

There are multiple, feasible, and effective options to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to human-caused climate change, and they are available now, said scientists in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released Monday. “Mainstreaming effective and equitable climate action will not only reduce losses and damages for nature and people, it […]Read More

Clean cooking hits record $200m investment in 2022

The effort to reduce the global carbon footprint has made significant progress, with a $200 million investment in clean cooking in 2022. According to the Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA) 2022 Annual Report, the development is greater than in any previous year since the organization began tracking investment in 2014. “After weathering years of uncertainty through […]Read More

Nigeria Misses Out On Top Solar Power Users In Africa

Africa’s largest economy has missed out on the list of top solar power installations in the continent. According to a new report, Nigeria is not in the top ten solar power users in Africa. The report by Africa Solar Industry Association (AFSIA), revealed that Angola topped the chart With 284 megawatts (MW) of solar installations […]Read More

Climate Change: Nigeria plans to phase out use of kerosene

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that Nigeria will end use of kerosene for lighting by the year 2030. This was made known in a Press Statement issued by Garba Shehu, Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity after a virtual meeting hosted by hosted by President Joe Biden of the United States, on Major Economies Forum […]Read More

Africa needs $40 billion investment annually for electricity – AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said that Africa will require an estimated annual investment of $32 – to $40 billion in the energy value chain to achieve universal access for electricity by the year 2030. This was unveiled in the AfDB’s African Economic Outlook 2022, during the Bank’s Annual Meetings on 9th June 2022 in Accra, […]Read More