Power generation to soon receive massive boost - ICRC
Mr. Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) says power generation in the country will soon witness a massive boost.
Transforming Nigeria’s oil and gas industry on Buhari’s watch
The managerial run of the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will begin this week with the announcement of portfolios and swearing-in of ministers-designate.
Cranfield seeks linkage with local varsities to tackle energy crisis
To help solve the unending energy crisis confronting the country through human capacity development, Director of Energy and Power at Cranfied University, United Kingdom (UK), Prof. Phil Hart, has announced that the institution is open to build relations with universities and colleges in Nigeria.
Zola Electric, OVH Energy partner on renewable energy penetration
Zola Electric has announced a partnership with OVH Energy, licensee of indigenous oil and gas downstream company - Oando retail brand in Nigeria, as part of efforts to provide more Nigerians with access to clean and regular electricity.
The pillars of fulfilling careers
You probably spent 80 percent of your waking life at work, going to work or thinking about work. For most of the menfolk, work consumes about 80 percent of their time and energy. It is on our minds all the time. Which is why it is no surprise that one out of two people is unhappy with his career. We trade our precious time for frustration and money.
Experts advocate smart solutions, peer-to-peer energy trading to bridge electricity gap
Experts in the renewable energy and smart grid sector have urged stakeholders in the country to embrace peer-to-peer energy trading as well as other solutions in improving access to electricity in Nigeria. According to the experts at a workshop on intelligent distributed energy resources management systems in Lagos, yesterday, problems in the nation’s energy sector…
Stakeholders canvass support for renewable energy to tackle pollution
To mitigate the effects of air pollution, experts have called for the use of renewable energy solutions. Indeed, they argued that governments, industries, communities, and individuals should come together and explore renewable energy and green technologies to improve air quality in the society. The experts spoke during an event organised by the Lagos State Environmental Protection…
Buhari congratulates India’s Modi on election victory
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory. A statement by Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Thursday, quoted President Buhari as describing India as Nigeria’s largest trade partner and expressed appreciation over the…
Debate rages over effects of skipping, having healthy breakfast
In recent times there have been claims and counter claims on the health effects of skipping and having breakfast. New evidence published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology showed skipping breakfast was significantly associated with an increased risk of death from heart disease. However, others studies have shown that intermittent fasting effectively…
Powergas woos manufacturers on migration to alternative energy
To address the deficit in power supply and reduce the operating cost of manufacturers in the South-East region, Powergas Nigeria has urged local producers to embrace commercially viable alternative solutions by deploying Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) to run their operations. The Director of Sales, Powergas Nigeria, Sumeet Singh stated that manufacturers need to migrate from…
‘How IPP initiative aided power supply, energy management’
Shop owners at the Sura Shopping Complex in Lagos have lauded Federal Government’s 1.5 megawatts Independent Power Project (IPP) describing it as aiding improved power supply and productivity. The project, according to some merchants in the market, has helped to solve the previous power challenges encountered in the complex. It would be recalled that Sura…
Stakeholders validate technology plans for renewable energy resources
Industry stakeholders have endorsed three comprehensive sectoral Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) technology plans for renewable energy resources - solar, wind and biomass. The experts also validated the draft report from the international consultant on development of Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) mechanism for Nigerian power sector and the draft grid emission factor calculations for…