Nigeria

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Africa, Energy, Environment, Gas, National Grid, Nigeria, Power Grid, Renewables

Off-the-grid thinking to end Nigeria’s blackouts

Nigeria is one of Africa’s most developed, resource-rich countries and yet it has notably failed to provide its people with a reliable electricity supply. That is at last beginning to change. Five years after the privatisation of Nigeria’s power sector, even the most luxurious Lagos hotels still suffer daily blackouts. […]

Eniday, Middle East, Nigeria, Northern Europe

The sharp rise of platforms decommissioning

On a worldwide basis, the industry decommissions an average of 120 offshore rigs a year. The prospective decommissioning of over 2,000 aging offshore oil and gas platforms, subsea wells and related assets is an upcoming challenge for companies as well as government treasuries… Offshore oil drilling, pioneered in the Gulf of Mexico in […]

Africa, Energy, Eniday, Investment, Nigeria, Power Grid, Technology, Trains, Transport

Africa’s trains in the future

Nicholas Newman Eniday July 2017 Today, it is rare to see Africa’s locomotives using coal as a fuel of choice. Instead, it is likely to be diesel or electric engines pulling the continent’s freight and passenger trains. Across Africa, a rail investment boom is taking place, resulting in plans to invest $30 billion on 6,835 […]

Africa, African Review, Nigeria, Power, Power Grid, Renewables, South Africa, Wind Power

The prospects for wind power

Nicholas Newman November 2015 African Review Why the wind power industry in Africa is expected to experience a huge boost in installed capacity over the next few years. While wind power on the continent currently makes up only one per cent of total electricity, or 1 GW, there is an additional […]

Africa, African Review of Business and Technology, Nigeria, Power, South Africa, Technology, Trains, Wind Power

Completed New Content for African Review

Just completed new content for African Review of Business and Technology magazine owned by Alain Charles Publishing in London. The features included: Marine Propulsion Systems African Wind Systems Transnet (South African Freight Railways) Nigerian Railway Investment See http://www.africanreview.com/