World Bank, REA strategise to bridge energy gap in Nigeria
World Bank’s $350 million (N126.5 billion) funded Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP) has received a boost with a new agreement to reduce energy gap for underserved Nigerian households and micro small medium enterprises (MSMEs).
Outrage as Buhari reverses suspension of REA boss, Ogunbiyi
Nigerians yesterday criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s reversal of the suspension of Managing Director of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Damilola Ogunbiyi.
Bayero University Kano hosts Africa’s largest solar hybrid power plant
Federal Government’s efforts at providing the nation’s ivory towers with uninterrupted electricity came to life yesterday with the unveiling of the solar hybrid power plant at Bayero University, Kano (BUK).
FG unveils N200m solar power plant in Kogi
The Federal Government yesterday inaugurated the over N200 million solar hybrid power plant in Ukake Community, Ajaokuta Council Area of Kogi State to boost socio-economic activities of the people.
Experts raise concern, seek review of power sector
Experts in the energy sector have raised fresh concern over the poor state of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), saying the sector may collapse anytime soon unless government embarked on an urgent holistic review. The experts, gave the warning at the 2019 Energy Policy Roundtable on “Nigeria’s Electricity Challenges and Policy Bottlenecks,” in Abuja,…
‘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…
REA to power 500,000 businesses in five years
Following the mandate to provide electricity through sustainable off grid solutions to under-served and un-served communities and Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), the Rural Electrification Agency ...