Water constraints, gas shortage, others cut power generation by 3,109.5MW

By Oke Peter There are reports that a total of 3,109.5 megawatts of electricity could not be generated on the country’s power grid on Wednesday as a result of gas, frequency and... Read more »

Power grid development: UK’s CDC to invest $300m in Africa

The United Kingdom government’s foreign investment arm, CDC Group, has announced it will invest $300 million in power grid development in Africa over the next five years. This contribution will be made... Read more »

Wärtsilä launches Modular Block solution for sustainable power generation

By Oke Peter Foremost technology group, Wärtsilä has launched a modular, reliable and efficient solution for sustainable power generation, with fast delivery and installation, Modular Block at the ongoing Africa Energy Forum... Read more »

ATI, KfW unveil renewable energy solution, Transparency Tool to aid electrification in Africa

The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) through its partnership with KfW, has launched a new renewable energy solution, the Transparency Tool on the sidelines of the premier global energy event for Africa,... Read more »

Ikeja Electric rolls out prepaid meters for Ikorodu customers under MAP Scheme

One of Nigeria’s leading electricity distribution companies, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), has announced the roll-out of prepaid meters for customers in the Ikorodu Business Unit. According to the firm, the deployment and... Read more »

20 energy ministers, 2,500 delegates brainstorm as 21st Africa Energy Forum begins in Lisbon

By Oke Peter The 21st edition of the foremost global investment meeting for Africa’s power, energy, infrastructure, and industrial sectors, Africa Energy Forum (AEF) begins today at the Lisbon Congress Center, Lisbon,... Read more »

Schneider Electric launches new products in Nigeria

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation present in more than 100 countries has launched a new range of products for its Nigerian market to address power-related challenges and... Read more »

Solar Impulse Foundation, European Investment Bank sign MoU on financing strategy

The Solar Impulse Foundation and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a landmark agreement for the provision of financial advisory services to innovative environmental solutions part of the #1000Solutions portfolio. The... Read more »

Electricity crisis: FG meets power firms •Says German govt to assist with distribution projects

By Oke Peter In its determination to put an end to the electricity problem in Nigeria, the Presidency has met with electricity distribution companies in a bid to resolve some of the... Read more »

Muhammadu Buhari’s challenge to keep Nigeria’s lights on

Africa’s biggest economy has been crippled by its woeful power supply Babatunde Fashola’s office was buzzing like so many Nigerian workplaces, humming and whirring as diesel generators and batteries clicked on when... Read more »