How Nigeria can achieve stable power supply, By Edu Okeke

Background When Nigeria finished the privatisation of the then Power Holding Company of Nigeria Plc (PHCN) in November 2003, there was that Eureka moment all over the country, as the privatisation had been sold as the solution to all the issues bedevilling the electricity sector. Of course, most of us supported the effort, as we […]Read More

ADB Offers Local-Currency Credit To Nigeria’s Clean Power Developers

Lack of locally-denominated finance, and sufficiently long-term loans, are well-established hurdles to the development of photovoltaics in Africa the African Development Bank (AFDB) is addressing one of the key funding challenges for renewables across the continent by offering Nigerian clean power developers access to naira-denominated credit for up to 15 years. The second Solar Power in […]Read More

$338.7m ECOWAS Off-grid Electricity Project Takes Off in Abuja

TThe Project Management Unit (PMU) for the $338.7 million Regional Off-Grid Electricity Access Project (ROGEAP) has officially commenced activities from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Department of Energy and Mines in Abuja. The initiative will provide electricity for households, businesses, and schools in 19 countries across West, North and Central Africa With […]Read More