Latest News for: Niger delta power


Customers within BEDC franchise area in Nigeria to get additional 250MW

Construction Review Online 01 May 2021
Customers within the BEDC franchise area in Nigeria are set to receive an ...

FG: Legal Challenges Hindering $5.8bn Mambilla Power Project’s Take-off

This Day 30 Apr 2021
Gas shortage cripples operations of power plants in South-west ... Minister of Power, Mr ... Also yesterday, the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), Mr ... All the power plants in the South-west are non-functional as a result of gas constraints, the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) has said.

Stakeholders’ collaboration will provide new roadmap for NDDC – Akpabio

Business Day Online 17 Apr 2021
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has declared that the efforts of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to restore collaboration among stakeholders will help in fashioning a common roadmap for the development of the Niger Delta region ... Niger Delta.

The case for raising up women in climate tech

GreenBiz 16 Apr 2021
Ugwem Eneyo, co-founder and CEO, SHYFT Power Solutions (LinkedIn) ... Growing up in the Niger Delta exposed Eneyo early in life to the realities of both grid failure and the ecological and social devastation caused by the oil and gas industry ... Jessica Matthews, founder and CEO, Uncharted Power (LinkedIn).

PHED to install 120,000 meters for customers in C’river

Business Day Online 13 Apr 2021
PHED is the power distribution company serving some 14 million electricity consumers in four states ... The management of the company also said it has entered into a bilateral agreement with the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) aimed at taking power supply in the state to the next level.

PHED takes the fight to vandals, energy thieves

Business Day Online 26 Mar 2021
As vandals target armoured cables in most parts of the Niger Delta, causing frequent power outages that last for weeks and months, the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has made good its threat to take the war to energy thieves and those who vandalise its sensitive facilities ... N ... He is an only son and only child.

Lawyers Are Working to Put ‘Ecocide’ on a Par with War Crimes. Could an International ...

Time Magazine 19 Feb 2021
When a Nigerian judge ruled in 2005 that Shell’s practice of gas flaring in the Niger Delta was a violation of citizens’ constitutional rights to life and dignity, Nnummo Bassey, a local environmental activist, was thrilled ... Today, Shell is still gas flaring in the Niger Delta.

Udom wants NDDC to complete power project in A/ibom

Business Day Online 16 Feb 2021
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has urged the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to complete the power transmission line from Ikot Abasi local government area through Ekparakwa in Oruk Anam by linking it to Alaoji Power Station in Aba, Abia State ... Akwa applauded Udom for “demonstrating a strong belief in the Niger Delta project.”.

West Africa-based solar energy distributor Oolu, raises $8.5m funding

Business Day Online 14 Dec 2020
Dan Rosa, CEO and co-founder of Oolu, said ... Leo Schiefermueller, Director of RP Global Africa, comments ... “Their success across the region and Nigeria gives All On the confidence that this investment will further enhance our commitment to enabling the deployment of affordable off- grid power solutions in the Niger Delta and Nigeria as a whole.” .

J.P. Clark: the 'pepper' of the Niger Delta activism stew

Beijing News 12 Nov 2020
All writers from the Niger Delta region of Nigeria are typically activists fighting for their communities ... Like a prophet with uncanny powers, he led the way for the reversal of the anticipated negative prediction - especially in the Niger Delta - by championing solutions to the region's economic, social and environmental problems.
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