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17 July 2017 – The Best Paths project overcomes European borders and recently ‘landed’ in Africa, where partners from Cardiff University showcased its results at the Nigeria Energy Forum 2017 from 4 to 6 July 2017 in Lagos, Nigeria. The event focussed on the use of sustainable energy technologies to power economic development and bridge the wide gap between energy demand and supply. The Forum had the representation of the Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria – His Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and the Minister of Power – Mr. Babatunde Fashola, both represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Power – Mr. Louis Edozien.

Nigeria’s 10 megawatts wind farm which has repeatedly overshot its completion and energy delivery timeline would now achieve both milestones in the last quarter (Q4) of 2017, the permanent secretary in the country’s power ministry, Mr. Louis Edozien, has disclosed.

Edozien, told a gathering of electricity stakeholders at the just ended Nigeria Energy Forum (NEF) in Lagos, that outstanding works on the beleaguered project – the country’s first utility-scale wind farm – had commenced and expected to end for its commissioning in Q4.

Mr Adekunle Makinde, the former Chairman, Nigeria Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE), says the forthcoming Nigeria Energy Forum (NEF) will focus on gas-to-power challenges in the country. Makinde, who is also a Co-Chairman of NEF2017, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos...

The 2017 Nigeria Energy Forum (NEF 2017) is a training and development programme for researchers, industry experts, and innovators to engage with key stakeholders in the energy sector, initiate new research collaborations, promote innovative technologies and disseminate high quality research outcomes for sustainable energy development...

The Africa Energy Ideas Competition is for early-stage business ideas. Across Africa, the key energy challenge is how to electrify millions of households, remote communities and small-scale entrepreneurs as quickly as possible. This competition engages young professionals from Africa in developing innovative ideas with a...

The UK Minister for International Development, Hon. Nick Hurd, has supported the 2016 Nigeria Energy Forum, confirmed attendance and will be making a presentation titled ‘Sustainable Energy in Africa – Rising to the Challenge’ at the event. His Excellency, the Vice President of the Federal...

On Tuesday, 26th January 2016, the Nigerian High Commission UK, formally endorsed the 2016 Nigeria Energy forum (NEF 2016) during an official visit by the NEF 2016 team to the High Commission in the UK, hosted by the Acting High Commissioner, His Excellency, Mr Adah...