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ERA urges govt to diversify resources to promote renewable energy

ERA/FoEN

The Nigerian government has been told to diversify national energy sources to encourage state and non-state actors to develop mini-grid and off-grid solar energy systems to promote greater energy access by all. L-R: Nurudeen Ogbara, former NBA Chair, Ikorodu Branch, Lagos; Habiba Ali, Executive Director, SOSAI Renewables, Kaduna; Chief Saint Emma Pii, Chair, ERA/FoEN Board of Trustees; Dr Godwin Uyi ...

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Energy transition: Why countries should not fire sell their oil and gas assets, by experts

Dr. Victoria R. Nalule

By Dr. Victoria R. Nalule and Dr. Xiaoyi (Shawn) Mu of the CEPMLP, University of Dundee address the misconceptions surrounding the continued role of fossil fuels in the energy transition era Dr. Victoria R. Nalule Does the energy transition imply a total ban on fossil fuels and should countries fire sell their oil & gas assets? No, energy transition does ...

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Paris Agreement, Africa, and energy transition

Paris Agreement

By most measures, the Paris Agreement is a bad deal for African countries – signing on to bear the economic brunt of fixing a problem to which they have contributed very little. Yet, it could also prove to be a perfectly timed blessing in disguise for Africa’s energy future that would be a shame to see go to waste. Jubilation ...

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COVID-19 stimulus packages must accelerate energy transition to avert climate crisis, says report

Solar panels at Ngambe Council

Despite the growth of renewables in some sectors and in some countries, the world is not on track to avert climate breakdown, the REN21 Renewables 2020 Global Status Report (GSR) launched on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 seem to emphasise. Renewable energy: Solar energy panels Cutting emissions by half by 2030 and curbing pollution to keep warming below 1.5°C requires rapidly switching to ...

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