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Dr Joy Ogaji is a legal practitioner with expertise in power, petroleum and energy law. Before now, she was a Senior Technical Adviser on the Presidential Taskforce on Power. She is currently the Executive Secretary, Association of Power Generation Companies in Nigeria (APGC). In this exclusive interview, she speaks on the challenges in the nation's power sector, investment opportunities...
In its quest to deliver affordable and clean energy to millions of rural households living without electricity, Community Energy and Social Enterprise Limited (CESEL) has unveiled dPower, its Diaspora focused solar power initiative. Nigeria’s Renewable energy policy aims to increase power generation from renewable energy sources from 13 per cent in 2015 to 23 per cent in 2025 and 36...
Did you know Nigerians consumed 600,000MTPA of LPG in 2018? This makes up just 5% of the total households in Nigeria. Nigeria’s consumption in 2008 was 80,000MTPA in 2008 and grew 650% to 600,000MTPA in 2018! 47 per cent of the LPG supply in the country in the first quarter of 2019 was imported while 53 per cent was produced...
Ayobami Adedinni The financial viability of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), remains the most significant challenge threatening the sustainability of the power industry. Despite having a far larger population, Nigeria generates less electricity relative to other major African economies and failed to expand its power generation along with its growing population. The Nigerian gas market has been evolving in recent...
Three essential factors will determine the direction of the oil price next year, according to Rystad Energy. In a market update, Bjørnar Tonhaugen, head of oil market research at Rystad Energy, argues that a balanced oil market in 2020 is contingent on these pillars: 1) No global recession 2) Continued OPEC production cuts 3) The effect of new IMO 2020 regulations “Markets can balance...
Nigeria’s energy management giant, Schneider Electric in partnership with Agence Francaise de Development (AFD) and the National Power Training Institute (NAPTIN) will begin the second round of training for Nigerian electricians across the country come September 3. Already, Schneider Electric has trained 1,000 beneficiaries in the last five years and has asked those who do not have background in electrical...
The Executive Secretary, Association of Power Generation Companies, the umbrella body for the Gencos, Dr Joy Ogaji on the sidelines of the Association of Energy Correspondents of Nigeria, (NAEC) Annual conference in Lagos, Nigeria last week speaks on the challenges faced by the group, the role of Renewable energy and sundry issues: AYOBAMI ADEDINNI brings the excerpt : You seemed to...
Tolulope Olukokun Many Africans believe it is more classy to pay for every services or goods one may need, which is nothing bad really especially if one can afford it. Affordability in this sense does not necessarily mean having the means of payment, but putting into consideration the time and effort you may need to get things done by yourself. I would...
The electrification of the transport sector is likely to be one of the most fundamental developments of the 21st century, that will reshape the way we use energy, the way we plan transport systems throughout our cities and require the creation of new skills and industries. Attendees at the UNSW’s Electrifying Transportation forum this week made clear that they understand...

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