14
Mar

NEF seeks to boost sustainable energy investment

Punch Nigeria: ’Femi Asu The Nigeria Energy Forum has said its forthcoming conference will focus on achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 7 and on how to facilitate investments in sustainable electrification, grid modernization, and digital energy technologies. The Chairman, NEF, Dr. Oluwole Adeuyi, said in a statement that the forum would address key themes pertinent...
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EU Set To Launch €30m Energy Investment Fund In Nigeria

The European Union (EU) says it will launch a 30 million Euro sustainable energy investment fund in Nigeria. Adekunle Makinde, a former National Chairman, Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE) and co-Chairman of the forum, made this known on Thursday in Lagos. Malinda said in a statement that the launch was part of...
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5
May

Stakeholders express worry over slow progress in energy sector

SOME stakeholders in the power sector have expressed concern over the slow progress in the energy sector. They urged the Federal Government to adopt renewable energy to accelerate development in the sector. Mr Adekunle Makinde, a former Chairman of Nigerian Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE), said this was the consensus of stakeholders at the just concluded 2018 Nigeria Energy Forum in Lagos.
4
Apr

Vanguard: Osinbajo, Fashola to Speak at Nigeria Energy Forum

March 19, 2018: The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osibajo will speak at the upcoming Nigeria Energy Forum (NEF 2018) in Lagos.  The event focuses on improving efficiency, access, and investments in the energy sector. The former National Chairman of the Nigeria Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE), Engr. Adekunle Makinde said that the...
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17
Jul

BEST PATHS PROJECT GOES INTERNATIONAL AND LANDS IN AFRICA

In 2016 the installed wind capacity in Europe was 154 GW, of which 12.6 GW is located offshore across 10 different countries. While High Voltage Alternate Current (HVAC) technology is mature and suitable for subsea electricity transmission, High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) has better control capabilities, lower power losses and occupies less space compared with HVAC.