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Mini-grids best for electrifying rural commodities in Nigeria, others

Experts have said that rural electrification can improve the quality of life by increasing economic activity necessary for rural economic development in sub-Saharan Africa, Vanguard reports.

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CPEEL Produced the Best PhD Student in University of Ibadan

CPEEL remain committed to advanced learning, research, educational standard and academic excellence. This is evident as one of her student, Josephine ODURO-ASARE, the first Ph.D.

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Advancing Electricity Beyond Seasons!

Nigerians have managed to live their lives around the avoidable anomaly of darkness, over the years, by individually powering their lives and livelihood just so as to maintain a semblance of civilization!

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Nextier Power Wednesday: Join Rahila Thomas (Country Director, EMRC) on Twitter to Assess Nigeria’s Power Sector Reform

Ms. Rahila Thomas, Country Director, Energy Market and Rates Consultants (EMRC) Limited, will be our guest on Nextier Power Wednesday to discuss “Assessing Nigeria’s Power Sector Reform”. EMRC is a global leader in energy markets, regulation and transactions.

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Prof. Iwayemi Made a Fellow of The Nigeria Economic Society

CPEEL's Principal Investigator, Professor Akin Iwayemi was made a fellow of The Nigeria Economic Society.

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Global Clean Energy Deployment Still Low

International Energy Agency (IEA) has said that global clean energy deployment is still overall behind what is required to meet the 2°C goal.

It added that the recent progress on electric vehicles, solar PV and wind is promising.

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Nigeria Lost 3,000 Megawatts of Electricity in the Last Six Months

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has attributed a colossal loss of 3000 megawatts in the last six months (between April and September) to consistent vandalisation and sabotage of the country’s pipelines and assets.

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NERC Commences Nationwide Stakeholders’ Consultations on Mini-Grid Electrification in S. East/S.South

The National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has commenced nationwide stakeholders consultation on its mini grid electrification programme aimed at accelerating electrification distribution in the South East and South/South zones.

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Operational Capital Stalls Reversal of Power Sector Sale

The federal government is considering a reversal of the privatisation in the Nigerian power sector, LEADERSHIP has learnt.

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Hydro Plants Maintenance Drags Power Supply Up by 400 Megawatts

The Federal Government has said power supply leaped by 400 megawatts in the past two weeks after key maintenance in the hydro power plants.

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