June 28, 2018 Nigeria has one of the largest populations and economies in Africa, yet according to a recent article in The Guardian, the World Bank estimates that 90-million people (50% of the population), in Nigeria do not have access to an electricity supply. This is problematic for a variety of reasons, but mostly because the... Read More
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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.
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... Read More
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.
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.