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Shell promotes clean cookstoves in drive for safer cooking methods


Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) has signed an agreement with Project Gaia Prospects Limited (PGPL) for the conduct of a pilot study on the use of Ethanol clean cookstoves, a cleaner and safer way of cooking. SNEPCo will provide 2,500 clean cookstoves and 15,000 canisters for distribution to households in Lagos while PGPL will ensure the supply of ...

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Fresh RUWES scheme targets women, girls displaced by insurgency


Following the weeklong Capacity Enhancement Workshop that held in Abuja last week, the Rural Women Energy Security (RUWES) will now embark on a campaign to solely focus on women and girls in Internally Displaced Camps (IDPs). Supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the RUWES initiative aims at promoting access to clean energy technologies and develop market and entrepreneurship ...

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Photos: RUWES empowers rural women on clean energy


The maiden edition of the Rural Women Energy Security (RUWES) capacity enhancement workshop with the theme: “Practical Entrepreneurship and Financial Management Skill Training” commenced in Abuja on Tuesday, August 25 2015 to be rounded up Friday, August 28, 2015. The forum has been described as a very important and laudable step in educating and providing clean, accessible energy solutions to ...

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Denmark gets low-priced offshore wind turbines scheme


With a price of 10.31 Eurocent per kWh, the new offshore wind farm, Horns Rev 3, will provide power much cheaper than other recently established offshore wind farms in Denmark and abroad The winning tender for the wind farm Horns Rev 3 came from Vattenfall Vindkraft A/S who have agreed a price of 10.31 Eurocent per kWh. In comparison with ...

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Lagos, Abuja roadshows open fresh vista for clean energy financing

Two Roadshows were held recently in Abuja and Lagos (on the 9th September and 11th September respectively), courtesy of the West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF) to introduce project developers, prospective applicants and network members to the second cycle of clean energy financing projects. The forum was tagged “WAFCEF 2014”. The Roadshows provided opportunities for participants and potential ...

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Empowering Delta women with ‘clean’ eco-stoves (in photos)

A collaboration involving the Climate Change Department of the Delta State Ministry of Environment, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and EcoBank, under the state’s Women Climate Change Adaptation Project, is improving household energy efficiency through the provision of locally fabricated Eco-stoves in some rural communities. The project commenced recently with community mobilisation and sensitisation in the three communities of Emonu, ...

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Lagos, Abuja host roadshows to promote clean energy financing

Prince Lekan Fadina

Roadshows in connection with the launching of the proposals for the Second Cycle of the West African Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF 1) will take place in Abuja and Lagos on the 9th and 11th of September 2014. The events are designed to share the successes of the WAFCEF 1 and to promote WAFCEFI 2 with the objective of ...

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PAVE, CTI-PFAN collaborate on clean energy

Officials of the Pan African Vision for the Environment (PAVE) have disclosed that the Lagos-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) is collaborating with the Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI-PFAN) in the area of sustainable energy. “We are currently in discussions and anticipate that there will be many synergies and opportunities for our respective organisations to explore to support clean ...

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Teenage technician invents non-fuel generating set

A fabrication by a roadside technician who fixes cars and motorcycles’ electric fittings may very well be the solution to an enduring use of generators in Nigeria. The country is riddled with generators usage from homesteads to business offices, shops and even government offices. This is not without certain clear and present dangers especially as it regards human health, the ...

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