Kano State Donates Land for Dangote’s $150m Power Project

Posted: January 22, 2018 at 2:45 pm   /   Gen. Biz, REA

The Kano State government has donated 150 hectares of land to Dangote Group for the development of its $150 million Black Rhino solar power plant in Zakirai, Gabasawa Local Government Area of the state. It is estimated that the power plant will provide 100 megawatts of solar power by 2020. The Managing Director, Stakeholders Management, […]

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REA to Deliver Phase 1 Power Projects to Federal Universities in 2018

Posted: January 6, 2018 at 10:57 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, REA

The Rural Electrification Agency, REA, has said that the planned Energizing Education Programme (EEP) which aims to provide dedicated and reliable electricity supply to some federal universities is on course for delivery in 2018. According to a statement from the agency: “Allegations that the MD/CEO made any statements to the contrary are patently untrue and […]

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FG Launches Energy Policy to Achieve Robust Energy Mix

Posted: August 22, 2015 at 1:45 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, REA

The Federal Government has taken it quest for reducing dependence on oil for electricity production in the country to the next level by its launch of the Nigeria’s National Renewable Energy Plan, Energy Efficiency Action Plan and the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Action Agenda. Speaking during the launch, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry […]

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BOI Supports Clean Energy, Targets 100,000 Homes for Solar Scheme

Posted: July 17, 2015 at 10:37 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, REA

The Nigerian entrepreneurship development bank, the Bank of Industry (BoI) has expressed commitment to promoting alternative energy solutions to electricity problems in the country with the provision of solar energy to a target of 100,000 homes across the country in its pilot program. To achieve the objective of the solar for homes scheme initiated in […]

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