African hybrid solar energy solutions provider Daystar Power will set up and operate a 4.2-MWp solar power plant and a 2-MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) for a brewer in Lagos, Nigeria.This project aims to generate 42% of Nigerian Breweries’ daytime power consumption, reducing its reliance on diesel generators.
The Lower Niger River Basin Development Authority, Ilorin has unveiled plans to provide solar-powered irrigation pumps to over 200 trained farmers. This initiative according to the authority, will in turn boost farming activities, reduce and put an end to the usage of petroleum products to power irrigation systems.
Founded in 2022, Betapawa specialises in deploying solar-powered banking hubs to provide financial inclusion, sustainable energy solutions, and connectivity, and empower underserved communities. Its solution that integrates renewable energy, customises services for local needs, and brings mobile banking directly to communities therefore supporting
Through the LIGHT UP project, 3,000 women entrepreneurs have been able to mitigate the effects of Nigeria’s inadequate electricity supply and improve their business and home lives. “I thank Alerzo for the lamps we were given. I always leave my shop late. So, the lamp has really helped me so much,” said one beneficiary.
The Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Samuel Ogbuku, has said the commission is undertaking an ambitious project of lighting up Niger Delta communities with solar-powered streetlights.
The centre, known as the Energy Management System, will serve as the off-grid electricity supervisory control and data acquisition system for mini power grids in Nigeria. The system would integrate with REA’s existing programmes, providing real-time insights and enabling the agency to navigate the dynamic energy landscape with precision.
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has concluded the training and empowerment of 500 youths drawn from Oyo Central Senatorial District with solar power starter packs worth over N500 million. The beneficiaries, aside from the starter pack, were given N60,000 each as a take-off grant.
The removal of fuel subsidies and concerted efforts by various stakeholders has made the path towards sustainable transportation and reduced pollution look promising. However, to effectively accelerate this transportation overhaul, policy and regulatory frameworks need to be adjusted.
The competition tagged, “NextGen GreenTech Demo.” aims to incentivize Nigeria’s next-generation talents in the field of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to birth innovative ideas and develop them into viable solutions and interventions that could advance the nation’s sustainability drive.
Access Bank PLC., in collaboration with Asolar, has launched a green energy solution to tackle power supply challenges faced by the small and medium enterprises across the country. The products, which included solar-powered TV sets, Air Conditioners, PoS machines, among many others, was launched on Tuesday at the Access Bank Branch in Garki, Abuja.