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Renewable energy: Stakeholders validate training manual for mini-grid developers

Stakeholders' Validation Workshop

A draft training manual/curriculum detailing the knowledge required for a developer in the mini-grid space to be able to successfully execute Interconnected Mini-Grids (ICM) in Nigeria has been endorsed. Participants at the Stakeholders’ Validation Workshop in Lagos A mini-grid is a set of small-scale electricity generators and possibly energy storage systems interconnected to a distribution network that supplies electricity to ...

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Nigeria, UK sign MoU on Energy Calculator 2050

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The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, and the Minister of State for Environment, Sharon Ikeazor, on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the United Kingdom Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) and the Federal Ministry of Environment. British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona ...

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Prof Eli Bala: How cheap, renewable energy is transforming rural lifestyle

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Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), Professor Eli Jidere Bala, in an interview, sheds light on the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative, which the ECN is implementing in conjunction with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). According to him, the aim is to ensure that rural dwellers have access to modern energy ...

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Energy efficiency: UNDP, GEF, SON set refrigerating appliances standard

Minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) for refrigerating appliances emerged last week in Lagos as the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) rallied a team of specialists to explore and adapt the IEC 62552 as a Nigerian Industrial Standard. The IEC 62552 is an energy consumption test standard that is presently being harmonised internationally. The GEF (Global Environment Facility)-UNDP (United Nations Development ...

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Energy Commission, ICEED collaborate on clean cookstoves

The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) has joined hands with the International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development (ICEED) to build Nigeria’s capacity to provide scientific testing of stoves. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) to that effect was signed on Thursday in Abuja, even as ICEED made a commitment to support the establishment of the National Clean Cookstoves Development and ...

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Nigeria sets standards for wood cooking stoves

The International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development (ICEED) in collaboration with Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (NACC) have concluded  plans to set up national standards for wood burning stoves  in Nigeria. This was disclosed by Ewah Eleri, Executive Director of ICEED, during a workshop held recently in ...

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ECN, UNDP step up action on sustainable energy initiative

Against the backdrop of the official launch of the Sustainable Energy for All initiative (SE4ALL) a couple of months ago, the Federal Government of Nigeria, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has stepped up action towards developing a National Action Plan that will lead to the realisation of the initiative. President Goodluck Jonathan had in August launched the SE4ALL, which is ...

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