Solar Power Portal Awards 2018 spotlight: International PV Installation

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Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and once again we will be honouring installations completed outside of the UK. The International PV Installation of the Year category has become a mainstay of the awards and is supported by our sister publication PV Tech. It has been established to recognise excellence in solar deployment … Read More

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