Nigeria gets first renewable energy academy in Africa

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As the nation battle to be self sufficient in electricity, ASTEVEN Group has officially launched the first Sub Sahara Renewable Energy Academy in Nigeria. Students of the academy will be trained green vendors, service providers, installers, technicians and dealers in renewable energy technologies. Graduates will receive global certifications that will eliminate the quacks that currently operate in the industry. Speaking … Read More

Solar Energy Generation – a key to solving Fuel Epileptic Electricity

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A Don, Prof. Adenike Boyo, on Wednesday said a shift from petroleum and other forms of energy generation to solar would address the menace of epileptic fuel and power supply in Nigeria. Solar power plant Boyo, a Professor of Physics, made the assertion while speaking with newsmen on the sidelines of the 65th Inaugural lecture of the Lagos State University … Read More

Bayelsa to spend N104m on training youths on Solar Energy

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China on Pace for Record Solar-Power Installations

The Bayelsa Government says it will spend N407 million on training youths in solar energy this year. The state Commissioner for Youths Development, Mr Collins Cocodia, disclosed this on Friday in Yenagoa during the ongoing inter-ministerial briefing on Gov. Seriake Dickson six years in office. The briefing, which started on Jan. 22, was part of activities to mark the governor

Increasing importance of Off-Grid Solar sector in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Just last week, an African based solar system startup, Off Grid Electric, raised $55 million in Series D round. This is one of the largest fundraising rounds ever and it was led by Helios Investment Partners, including GE Ventures, the venture capital subsidiary of General Electric Company. A new World Bank report “Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report 2018” recently released states that more … Read More