Solar power could stabilize Nigeria’s Electricity grid and save it money

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May 30, 2019 10.17am EDT Author Samuel Ayokunle Olowosejeje Research fellow, University College Cork Lengthy power cuts are pretty much a daily experience in Nigeria. The country’s epileptic power supply has been identified by businesses as the second biggest obstacle to doing business in the country, after a lack of access to finance. This unreliable power supply is a major …

Batteries are key to clean energy — and they just got much cheaper

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Fred Tanneau / AFP / Getty Images CHARGING AHEAD Batteries are key to clean energy — and they just got much cheaper By Eric Holthaus on Apr 3, 2019 Get yourdaily dose of good newsfrom GristSubscribe To The Beacon Batteries are critical for our clean energy future. Luckily, their cost has dropped so low, we might be much closer to this future …

Solarcentury completes PV mini-grids in Eritrea with Tesla batteries

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By Tom Kenning Mar 27, 2019 11:26 AM GMT 0 Tesfai Ghebrehiwet, director of Renewable Energy, Ministry of Energy and Mines, has praised the two mini-grids. Credit: Solarcentury Solarcentury has commissioned two solar-storage-diesel mini-grids in rural communities in Eritrea that are far away from the grid and have relied purely on diesel power until now. The hybrid power systems at …

Any interested individual or company can Buy and Sell Power – Fashola

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has reiterated the commitment of Federal Government to encourage private power developers to invest in generation and distribution of power to the public. Fashola The minister who spoke while answering questions from newsmen during his two-day working visit to Jigawa State said:

Successful Maiden Flight for Sun Flyer 2 Electric Plane

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David Szondy April 19th, 2018 Sun Flyer 2 taking off on its maiden flight on April 10(Credit: Sun Flyer) Another small electric airplane took to the skies recently in the form of Bye Aerospace’s prototype Sun Flyer 2, which made its maiden flight on April 10 at Centennial Airport south of Denver, Colorado. With a gross weight of 1,900 lb (860 kg), the …