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.
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 on Thursday that the forum will be organized by a team of young academics and researchers from the UK, in collaboration with NIEEE.
Ahead of the 2017 edition of the annual Nigeria Energy Forum (NEF) in Lagos Nigeria, Chair and Technical Lead of NEF, Dr. Oluwole Daniel Adeuyi, shared with OGN some of his views on the current state of Nigeria’s electricity market, and considered that the market challenges experienced by its traditional power suppliers are creating an... Read More
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 in Nigeria and Africa. NEF 2017 offers a unique opportunity for you to showcase your research or clean energy project to the national and international energy community
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 focus on solutions that are sustainable, affordable and commercially viable to urgently tackle the African energy challenge.
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 Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has been invited to be the Chief Host of the Forum and to formally open the event with a keynote speech titled ‘Sustainable Energy for All Nigerians – Grand Challenges, Big Opportunities’.
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 Simon Ogah. The Acting High Commissioner together with the Ministers of Industry Trade, and Investment, Mr. Hassan Mohammed Hassan and Mrs Olufolake Abdulrazaq, was extremely impressed with the presentation of the NEF 2016, and it’s unique engagement with high-level policy makers, business leaders, higher education institutions both nationally and internationally, and the Nigerian Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE), a division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.