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Nestoil makes case for complete deregulation of gas sector

Group Managing Director of Nestoil Group, Dr Ernest Azudialu-Obiejesi, has called on the Federal Government to allow market forces determine the price of gas in Nigeria. Azudialu-Obiejesi, who was a guest speaker at the just concluded Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference , NOG, Summit said

Gridworks invests in pan-African solar company

In a media statement, Gridworks, the new company launched in June by CDC Group to invest in electricity networks across Africa, announced its first investment. Mettle Solar is a commercial and industrial solar platform company that provides a variety of affordable renewable energy solutions to

President Meets With Eskom Board On Reforms

President Cyril Ramaphosa has met with members of the Eskom board at his Genadendal Residence in Cape Town to discuss reforms at the power utility. The meeting, which took place on Friday after the State of the Nation Address, was attended by the Ministers of

SAP Futurist paints a bright future for African energy

SAP’s global vice president, Futurist and Innovation Evangelist, Tom Raftery, acknowledged that as little as a decade ago, positions like ‘innovation evangelist’ or ‘Futurist’ were neither heard of nor necessary. However, given the rate of the energy transition around much of the world, consumers, commercial

NSIA moves to reduce gas flaring

To reduce what it described as incredible economic waste, compounded by environmental pollution, the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), plans to invest in the biggest gas flare capture in the country. The decision follows Nigeria’s high gas flaring rate reputed as the sixth highest, even

Engie signs MoU in Djibouti for 30 MW solar plant

This project is part of the Djiboutian government’s efforts to develop renewable energy in the country, with a target to achieve 100% renewable generation by 2020. The government of Djibouti and French energy group Engie have signed a memorandum of understanding to build a PV