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Ayobami Adedinni The Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria(REAN) has said the group is committed in its efforts in ensuring a robust renewable energy sector. REAN is the umbrella body of Renewable energy companies in Nigeria. Speaking with PetrolGasReport, Lande Abudu, Executive Secretary said the activity within the sector has increased its awareness. She said, "We are unrelenting in our efforts to build a...
Presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has promised, in a column on Medium, to ban all fossil fuel extractions on all federal lands and coastal waters. This move will no doubt generate some name recognition that may separate Warren from other democrat candidates seeking to win the 2020 Democrat Party primaries. The federal land in question constitutes 25 percent of total land in...
Ripple Energy has today launched a crowdfunding drive to help enable its first wind farm this year, as it seeks to scale up its vision of allowing customers to become both co-owners and direct energy users of onshore wind projects across the UK. The start-up is seeking to raise at least £750,000 in exchange for 23.21 per cent of the...
Mark Byrne How can you and I use our own and each other’s energy resources to lessen our exposure to severe weather events? Climate change is already causing destructive impacts to electricity systems in Australia as elsewhere in the world. These impacts range from ones we know well, like fallen trees landing on power lines and sparking bushfires, to ones we haven’t...
Two more electric vehicles are being added to the growing list of vehicles planned by Volkswagen AG, this time an all-electric e-Tron grand tourer that will be the size of Audi’s A4 sedan, and an electric Q2 L compact crossover. To be released in 2023, the all-electric A4-sized sedan will join Audi’s e-Tron SUV which it launched last year, an...
Influential new report from Sandbag claims policies already in place to deliver 50 per cent cut in emissions by 2030, paving the way for increased ambition. Carbon emissions have hit a record high, most of the world's energy systems have made "almost no progress" in transitioning to greener technologies, and the UK could be heading straight for a 'no deal'...
Schneider Electric and its partners were seen touring the Lagos Island and Oshodi electrical markets while on a two-day roadshow which began Wednesday, with the aim of educating the public on electrical safety, and the importance of getting genuine equipment and installations. The tour which lasted hours on each of these days was packed with electricians, distributors, retailers, and partners...
The Oil and Gas Trainers Association of Nigeria (OGTAN), in collaboration with Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has concluded arrangements to host its second annual international conference and exhibition dubbed “Human Capital Development: as a Driver for National Transformation”, billed to take place next month at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos from 13 to 16 of April,...
A host of the world's largest emerging and developing economies are to jointly explore how dedicated green banks could help deliver billions of dollars of low carbon investment to support the national climate action plans they agreed under the Paris Agreement. Officials from 23 countries, which together represent 26 per cent of global GDP and 43 per cent of global...
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has recalled 44,000 UK cars over inaccurate emissions information, the firm admitted yesterday. UK regulators from the Vehicle Certification Agency found the vehicles, which span 10 JLR models, are emitting more carbon dioxide than official emissions tests certified. An alert published yesterday by the European Commission suggested that certain JLR diesel vehicles "may emit excessive levels of...

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