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Sapele Power PLC partners Africa + Rain Cage Ltd

Africa + Rain Cage Ltd (A+RC), a subsidiary of Rain Cage Carbon Inc. (RCC), announces the world’s first renewable energy contract created from an entirely new power source – Advanced Carbon. Put together by pan-African advisory firm CLG (formerly Centurion Law Group), the agreement with Sapele Power PLC (SPP) aims to decarbonize its Nigerian power plant and …read more →

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Nigeria Cuts Back on Electricity Export to Boost Domestic Supply

Nigeria’s electricity regulator has ordered the grid operator to cut back supplies to customers overseas to boost domestic supply. In a directive issued last Friday, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) said the grid operator’s current approach in managing supply has caused significant hardship for Nigerians because supply under bilateral contracts, including export to international …read more →

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C’River, REA Partner for Mini-grid Electricity in Rural Communities 

Cross River State governor, Bassey Otu, has announced his administration’s readiness to provide the counterpart funding requirements for the Rural Electrification Agency, REA, to set up mini-grid power supply in rural communities in the state. This move is aimed at boosting the nano and  micro-economies of the state and improving productivity levels, especially in the …read more →

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Wärtsilä to Operate & Maintain 50MW Power Plant in Kogi

Technology group Wärtsilä has signed a ten-year Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Agreement for a captive power plant providing the energy for a Nigerian cement producing facility. The new cement plant is owned by Mangal Industries and is located in Kogi State, Nigeria. The order was booked by Wärtsilä in Q2, 2024. The power plant is critical …read more →

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Power Minister unveils Siemens mobile substations in Lagos & Kebbi

The implementation of the Federal Government-Government Siemens deal gains further momentum as additional mobile substations are inaugurated in Lagos and Birnin Kebbi, signaling a significant stride towards bolstering the nation’s transmission network. Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu, presided over the inauguration ceremonies, hailing the mobile substations as crucial infrastructure poised to catalyze uninterrupted power supply …read more →

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TCN Successfully Restores National Grid Following Partial System Failure

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said it has completed restoration of the national grid after a partial system failure at approximately 11:21 a.m. on Sunday, in a statement late Sunday by its General Manager of Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah said. Mbah highlighted that immediate efforts were undertaken by TCN to restore the affected section …read more →

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World Bank Approves $750m to Boost Renewable Energy in Nigeria

To expand access to clean energy for 17.5 million Nigerians, the World Bank has approved $750 million to boost renewable energy in Nigeria through the Renewable Energy Scale-up (DARES) project. The project is being financed by an International Development Association (IDA) credit and would leverage over $1 billion of private capital and significant parallel financing …read more →

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Shell Boosts Nigeria’s Oil Output by 220,000 Barrels with Resumption of Forcados-grade Crude

Exports of Nigeria’s Forcados grade of crude oil resumed on Sunday, a Shell spokesperson said on Monday, roughly a month after loadings of the medium sweet grade were suspended because of a potential leak at the export terminal. Sources had told Reuters that exports of the grade, which was scheduled to ship 220,000 barrels per …read more →

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Tinubu Vows to Eradicate Hurdles Across the Entire Power Sector Value Chain

PRESIDENT Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Friday, declared that despite the nation’s current rate of energy supply, his administration is poised to address all the obstacles militating against stable electricity supply in the country. He said his administration will bring solutions to the multifarious challenges across the electric power sector value chain which will significantly relieve …read more →