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Renewable Energy to generate 2, 000mw of electricity in 2020

Renewable Energy to generate 2, 000mw of electricity in 2020

The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has stated that through regulation, the renewable energy would generate 2, 000mw of electricity in the year 2020 According to the statement from NERC Public Relations Affairs, “the law, Feed-in Tariff Regulations for Renewable Energy Sourced Electricity in Nigeria”, was approved at the last regulatory meeting of the Commission.


Alternative solutions needed as S.Africa’s energy demand doubles by 2035

With the country’s power demand expected to double in the next two decades, there is a great need to bring more clean power projects. In South Africa, one of the country’s largest financial institutions, Standard Bank, has been the financial backing to 14 operational renewable energy projects across the country, which are producing more than


Solar Technology To Drive Rural Electricity Projects – Nebo

Minister of Power, Chinedu Nebo has said Federal Government has put in place measures to ensure that henceforth solar technology solution would replace the traditional use of generators as primary source of energy for the rural electrification projects across the country. Nebo disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja when a group of officers from the

Nigeria: Panel Recommends Solar Power for Houses Above N25 Million

The Committee on Energy at the ongoing National Conference has urged government to develop a policy that ensures any building that exceeds N25 million is powered by solar energy in a bid to encourage use of renewable energy. Chairman of the committee Rashid Ladoja disclosed this during deliberations by the committee, where he also called

Solar Power in Nigeria? Not going to happen … yet

[Challenges Facing Solar Energy Projects in Nigeria: A Case Study of Lagos State by Hakeem Adeyemo] The idea of Photovoltaic systems (PV systems) has been mainly suggested for energy procurement in remote areas, areas where other means of power supply are not effective, where transmission line extension is not feasible or perhaps not economically efficient.

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