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Solar Energy Generation – a key to solving Fuel Epileptic Electricity

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 …

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China on Pace for Record Solar-Power Installations

Bayelsa to spend N104m on training youths on Solar Energy

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 …

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

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” …

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Dangote receives land for $150m solar power project in Kano

Kano state government has handed over 150 hectares of land to Dangote Group for the development of $150m Dangote/Black Rhino solar power plant in Zakirai, Gabasawa local government area of the state. Representative of Aliko Dangote, Managing Director Stakeholder Management Dangote Group, Alhaji Bello Danmusa received the land on behalf of the business mogul. The handing over of the …

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Aligning Sustainability Goals with Climate Science

A new movement has begun, with more than 300 companies coming together to lead the fight against climate change. The need for a low-carbon future has become undeniable, a conclusion supported by the Paris Climate Agreement. The expansion of an unchanged energy system, with anything close to current levels of carbon-dioxide (CO2) intensity, would likely …

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