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

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

Shell Meets Climate Targets, Reduces Emissions by 30% in 2022

Shell plc has announced a 30 percent carbon emissions reduction from its operations in 2022, thereby meeting the projected climate targets of the firm as part of its energy transition strategy for the year. According to Shell, the Energy Transition Progress Report 2022 will be put to shareholders for an advisory vote at Shell’s Annual […]Read More

IE Celebrates Women’s Day, Embraces Equity

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), one of Nigeria’s leading electricity distribution companies, has joined the rest of the world to mark the 2023 International Women’s Day celebrations, tagged Embrace Equity with the theme; DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality. In her welcome remark at the hybrid event that was well attended by mostly female employees […]Read More

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