There’s need to harness the latent energy, wisdom of women in oil and gas industry’
Knowledge driven Dr Dunni Owo is a founding partner and president of Women in Energy Oil and Gas (WEOG) Nigeria, a body designed to harness female talents in the oil and gas industry that has remained dormant
Stakeholders list hurdles as clamour for energy transition heightens
The global move to transit from fossil fuel to sustainable energy sources would be greeted with challenges in Nigeria, considering the country’s total reliance on hydrocarbon
KEDCO losses N52bn revenue in 2019
The Managing Director, Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), Alhaji Jamilu Gwamna, says the company had lost energy supplied to it by regulators worth about N52 billion in 2019.
‘Metering consumers crucial to addressing power value-chain disruptions’
The Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, has said that effective metering of electricity consumers remains the best option to help distribution companies get more money to pay generating companies.
Market access, cooperation will unlock opportunities in Africa’s energy sector
In unlocking the next phase of transformation for the oil and gas sector, market access and intra-Africa cooperation will be critical, particularly in oil and gas pipeline and infrastructure projects
UKAID, others boost clean energy cooking in South East
As smoke from firewood kills approximately 93, 300 vulnerable Nigerian women and children every year, a project by Modern Energy Cooking Services-Technology Research Innovation for International Development (MECS-TRIID)
Obasanjo advocates collaboration for a strong energy future
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has identified the need for collaboration among African countries, especially the oil-producing countries, in the area of technology and adoption of renewable energy for sustainability in the oil and gas industry.
FG loses N65.4b in revenue as average energy hits 3,464MW in October
Although there were no reports of grid collapse last month, power generation from the nation’s generating companies dropped to an average of 3,464MW in October from a monthly average of 3,473MW in the month of September, latest data from the office of the Vice President has shown.
African Development Bank approves capital increase to $208 billion
The African Development Bank’s board approved a 125% capital increase to $208 billion on Thursday, the largest in the lender’s history, AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina said. The decision caps two years of negotiations to give the Abidjan-based bank greater scope to meet the continent’s funding needs. The last increase was agreed in 2010.
Expert tasks FG on power generation
The Federal Government has been urged to deploy small hydropower plants (SHPs) to boost power generation in the country. The Director-General, Energy Commission of Nigeria, Prof. Eli Bala, said this at a workshop sponsored by United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) on implementation of SHPs across the federation.