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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. […]

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Africa, Energy, Eniday, Investment, Power, Power Grid, Renewables, Technology

Five trends of African energy

Latest infographic, text researched and created by me,whilst design of graphic by member of Eniday team. Energy, in this period, is facing a crucial transition phase for the near future. The African continent, the cradle of humanity, will not stand still; in order to guarantee the growth of its states, […]

Energy Saving, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Energy Trading, Environment, Investment, National Grid, Power Grid, Press Release

How pumped storage hydro cuts customer power bills

Following the big six-power companies’ price hikes, ILI Group Plc today announced that  Pumped Storage Hydro (PSH) can save at least £100 on every household’s energy bill, reduce power price fluctuations for customers and offset millions of tons of CO2 emissions every year.  There is now over 4.2 GW of PSH in […]

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Afrelec, Africa, Energy, Investment, Power, Power Grid, Renewables, South Africa, Wind Power

No consensus on eskom reforms

Eskom, supplier of  around  95 percent  of South Africa’s  electricity, is in the grip of a severe financial crisis  reporting a post- tax loss  of  R2.3 billion ($0.17 billion) , a 0.9 percent decline in sales and a rise in gearing ratio, (which measures debt relative to equity) to 72 […]

Gas, Innovation, Investment, Liquid Natural Gas, Power, Power Grid, Renewables

Oil majors are finding the right business model for renewables

US onshore oil production averages a 33 percent IRR, observes a Wood Mackenzie report ‘How oil & gas Majors can scale in renewables’. By comparison, a wind project in a developed country generates around 7 percent IRR, while solar earns just 5 percent.