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

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


Power: FG Deploys Electronic Monitors To Check Gas Pipelines Vandalization

The Minister of State for Power, Mr. Mohammed Wakil, on Saturday said the Federal Government had started installing electronic monitors to check the spate of gas pipelines vandalisation, as part of measures aimed at ensuring regular power supply. The junior minister, who sounded confident that the recent privatization of the power sector carried out by


Nigeria’s Infrastructure Deficits and our Future – Nasir El-Rufai

In the last 12 months, Nigerians were blessed with about 4 million babies. Within the next 20 years, about 3 million of these babies would have survived infant mortality, malaria and other preventable diseases to become adults, willing and able to join the workforce. Most of them will not have jobs unless the current leaderships


FG Adopts New Strategies For Electricity Generation

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Musa Sada, has said that the Federal Government had targeted coal to contribute 30 per cent of power generation in the country by 2015. Sada told NAN in Abuja that the Federal Government was determined to address the country’s power challenge through coal. He said that the


Nigerian Firms, Others to Import Coal From South Africa for Power Generation

AS a proactive measure against the lingering power supply crisis in the country, some industrialists and electricity generating companies have started initiating moves to import coal from South Africa. This is to enable them to switch over to coal-powered turbines for their respective operators. The move was said to have been informed by the frustrations being


South Africa: Nebo Assures South Africa of Nigeria’s Commitment On Power MoU

Minister of Power, Chinedu Nebo has assured the South African government that Nigeria is committed to the execution of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by both countries for the development of the power sector. Nebo who gave the assurance while receiving a delegation from South Africa led by Dr. Zwelini Mkhize, former Premier of


FG to Collaborate with South Africa on Power Sector Development

The federal government has promised to work with the South African government in the development of the Nigerian power sector. Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo stated this today in Abuja while receiving the South African delegation, led by Dr. Zwelini Mkhize, former Premier of Kwazulu-Natal. Nebo said the federal government was committed to fulfilling

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