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Solar company launches in Nigeria to alleviate energy poverty

Solar power provider, Bboxx has officially launched in Nigeria as part of its mission to confront the global energy poverty crisis.

Ghana advances clean energy with eight new solar plants

A Ghanaian state entity, Bui Power Authority (BPA), has announced plans to construct eight solar plants in the northern part of the country.


The long term future of Nigerian National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) has been put in doubt by an agreement signed by the Lagos state government and Enron (Nigeria) Ltd and Yinka Folawiya Power for a 90 MW first phase project. The project at Ijora would cut the shortfall in electricity supply to the state to only 35 MW. A second phase would see Enron fund, build own and operate a 560 MW gas fired plant at Agbara, a suburb of Lagos.

Sierra Leone clinics receive free power from UK funded minigrids

A solar minigrid project is delivering far-reaching health and socio-economic benefits in rural Sierra Leone following a $1.25 million loan from REPP, funded by the UK government.

Nigeria’s generation capacity drops with shutdown of six plants

Six of Nigeria's power plants have reportedly been shut down in recent months, potentially jeopardizing its recent supply stability.    

Wartsila set to build Nigeria’s biggest solar PV plant

Finnish group Wartsila is poised to build what will be the largest solar photovoltaic plant in Nigeria – and one of the biggest in Africa.

Nigeria’s Egbin Power highlights thermal power

This year's Future Energy Nigeria conference and exhibition, taking place from 12-13 November in Abuja, offers the unusual opportunity to be part of a...

Watershed for Nestle Nigeria

Nestle Nigeria Plc. has installed GE Jenbacher gas engines, entailing the use of compressed natural gas (CNG) as a fuel source at its Flowergate Factory, enabling the company to reduce recurrent electricity cost by 30 per cent.

Nigeria moves toward power privatization

Nigeria's plans to privatize the state run National Power Authority (Nepa) are to be preceded by the unbundling of activities next year and a doubling of generating capacity within three years, President Olusegun Obasanjo said Wednesday.

Cummins Cogeneration in Nigeria CHP PPA

UK-based Cummins Cogeneration Ltd has signed a 300 MW power purchase agreement with Nigerian power producer Sapele Power.