New Investors join Scatec Solar to develop the 100 MW Nova Scotia Solar Project in Nigeria
20-12-2016 | 09:44:57
Scatec Solar has signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Africa50, an African Infrastructure Fund sponsored by the African Development Bank and more than 20 African States and Norfund.
Nigeria inks first ever solar PPA
14-07-2016 | 13:10:00
Nigeria is in the process of enhancing its support for solar-powered electricity, having signed the nation’s first power purchase agreement.
Bank of Industry Commissions 24KW Off-Grid Solar Power in Kaduna
26-05-2016 | 10:20:00
The Bank of Industry (BoI) has commissioned a 24KW micro-grid solar system in Charwa/Chakun, an off-grid community in Markafi local government area of Kaduna State.
“Nigeria to Generate $7.5billion from Grid Solar Energy” – Minister
06-01-2016 | 12:47:00
The Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, has projected that the nation can generate $7, 5 billion from of grid solar energy. The Minister said given the climate risks that Nigeria faces, this is the only way in which the government’s ambitious Agriculture Transformation Agenda can be delivered.
Shell and Akon unveil Africa’s first player & solar powered football pitch in Lagos
14-12-2015 | 11:39:00
Music star Akon joined Shell to shine a light on the power of innovative options for access to smarter energy by unveiling Africa’s first human and solar powered football pitch at the Federal College of Education, Akoka, Lagos.
Shiroro Hydro Plans 300Megawatts from Solar Power Plant
01-12-2015 | 12:29:00
Shiroro Hydroelectric Power Station has unveiled plans to construct a 300megawatts (Mw) photo voltaic solar power plant on the existing plant premises which was conceded to the North-South Power Company (NSP) Limited on November 1, 2013.
USTDA Partners with Nigerian Renewable Energy Company on Solar Power Project
27-07-2015 | 13:38:00
During Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the United States, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency provided a grant to Quaint Global Energy Solutions for a solar power project they are developing in northern Nigeria.
Bank of Industry Disburses N75.8M for Off_Grid Solar Home System Providers
06-07-2015 | 11:43:00
The Bank of Industry (BoI) on Friday disbursed a total of N75.8 million to GVE Projects Ltd, and Arnergy Solar Ltd to provide solar home systems to off-grid communities in six states.
[South Africa] Abengoa signs PPA And Secures Financing For 100 MW Xina Solar One CSP Plant In South Africa
23-12-2014 | 14:06:00
Spain-based Abengoa has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) and secured financing for the 100 MW Xina Solar One parabolic trough concentrated solar power (CSP) facility in South Africa.
Tanzania: How Solar Phone charging is revolutionising how people do Business
10-12-2014 | 15:53:00
Entrepreneurs in Mwanza, Tanzania, are now taking on solar energy to meet the increasing demand for phone charging services. For a country that enjoys abundant sunlight, there is great potential in the renewable energy sector but cost, financing and product quality remain a challenge.