Press Clips

Pascoe: Solar Nigeria is looking to electrify 2.8m people

Sumi Pascoe, Solar Nigeria’s Programme Manager, spoke to the major Nigerian daily ThisDay in an interview published June 21, 2016.

International solar initiative to drive affordable power access in Nigeria

Solar Nigeria’s grant to off-grid electricity provider Nova-Lumos, under Solar Nigeria’s Consumer Market initiative, was featured in ESI Africa on April 28, 2016.

Total, MMF create employment with solar technologies

The partnership between Total Nigeria Plc and the Murtala Muhammad Foundation to establish resellers clubs for Total’s Awango solar products in isolated areas was featured in Punch, the major Nigerian daily, on April 27, 2016. The initiative is supported by a grant from Solar Nigeria’s Consumer Market programme.

Sub-Saharan Africa’s $300 Million Off-Grid Market

Clean Energy and Carbon Brief’s Solape Renner Interviewed Nick Hurd, International Development Minister at the UK Department for International Development (DFID), about the Energy Africa campaign which DFID launched last year.  Its aim is to increase investment in off-grid energy firms and accelerate energy access.

Illuminating young minds in Lagos

Lagos is an African success story. Rapid economic growth has secured its position as Nigeria’s commercial centre and west Africa’s financial services hub. It accounts for 12% of national GDP with an economy larger than the whole of Kenya.

Green Growth : Powering Nigeria’s future

Economic development and poverty reduction in Africa can be accelerated by reforming the power sector and increasing investment.

Regional governments and the international community have identified that improved access to and delivery of electricity creates jobs and improves health and educational outcomes – particularly among the most vulnerable.