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Nigeria: Nnaji - Govt and DISCOs Should Deliver On Privatisation Agreement

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20 June 2017 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Nigeria | Sectors: Power sector
[This Day] A former Minister of Power and Chairman of Geometric Power, Prof. Bart Nnaji spoke to journalists on the challenges of the power sector privatisation, contending that as the distribution companies are being held accountable for not meeting the terms of the agreement, the government on its part should implement cost-reflective tariffs and liberalise gas supply. Ejiofor Alike presents excerpts:

BRICS Countries Cooperate on Energy Efficiency

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20 June 2017 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: India | Sectors: Cross cutting
BRICS countries commited to enhance cooperation on energy efficiency at the second meeting of the BRICS Working Group on Energy Saving and Improvement of Energy Efficiency, which was held in Beijing. The UNEP-DTU Partnership published reports identifying sectoral high impact opportunities for increasing energy efficiency in specific sectors in India and China.

Budget ax threatens manufacturing program that puts America first

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15 June 2017 | Source: ACEEE | Countries:  | Sectors: 

For all the talk that comes out of Washington, DC, about the importance of American manufacturing, the government does strikingly little about it. There is no Department of Manufacturing, for example. Fortunately, the Department of Energy has the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), which is slated...

Nigeria: Electricity Consumers Chide Ikedc Over Non-Compliance to Nerc's Order

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14 June 2017 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Nigeria | Sectors: Power sector
[Guardian] Electricity Consumers, under the aegies of Joint Action Congress of Electricity Distribution Consumers Right have issued stern warning to Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) to comply with Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission's (NERC) order on metering and energy, failure of which might force them to embark onmassive protest that will shake the area.

Uganda: Hoima Faces Pressures of Being an Oil-Bearing Town

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14 June 2017 | Source: Reegle News | Countries: Uganda | Sectors: Buildings
[Observer] In the central part of Hoima, new storeyed buildings are being erected, eating into the green spaces that once covered parts the town.