Bringing prosperity to Nigeria's poor through energy and climate change ideas and action

    • NAEC Summit Explores Sustainable Solution For Energy Crises

      NAEC Summit Explores Sustainable Solution For Energy Crises

      The conference held on Thursday, August 20th at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, saw stakeholders in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry, air their views and proffer solution to the menace plaguing the Industry. Titled “Energy Crises and Sustainable Development in Nigeria: The Way Forward”, the Conference saw two discussion groups take on core issues.

      • Katsina State embraces clean cookstoves!

        Katsina State embraces clean cookstoves!

        Over 40 potters in Katsina State have been trained in the production of efficient wood stoves. This is one of the early results of the “Farmer Managed Renewable Energy Production in Katsina State”. The goal of the project is to restore the fuel wood balance in Sandamu, Zango, Dutsi, Baure and Mashi, Daura and Mai’adua

        • GE, USADF and USAID announce $1.1 million awards for African Energy Entrepreneurs

          GE, USADF and USAID announce $1.1 million awards for African Energy Entrepreneurs

          GE Africa in conjunction with the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF)  and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced that an additional $1.1 million has been awarded to 11 companies across Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana and Ethiopia . These 11 winners will each receive a grant of up to $100,000 to expand their

          • World Bank: clean energy is the solution to poverty, not coal

            World Bank: clean energy is the solution to poverty, not coal

            It is the development conundrum of our era. Extremely poor people cannot lift themselves out of poverty without access to reliable energy. More than a billion people live without power today, denying them opportunities as wide-ranging as running a business, providing light for their children to study, or even cooking meals with ease. Ending poverty

            • NAPTIN, 10 Others to Benefit from €24.5m NESP Fund

              As part of its intention to boost investments in renewable energy, energy efficiency and rural electrification in Nigeria, the Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP) and Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme (REEP) have entered into a skilled training partnership with 11 training institutions in Nigeria’s power sector. The 11 institutions, which included Nigeria’s premier power

              • UNDP Provides Solar-Powered Energy For 5 Communities In FCT

                UNDP Provides Solar-Powered Energy For 5 Communities In FCT

                The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has provided solar-power energy for five rural communities in Bwari Area Council in the FCT. The benefitting communities are Tokulo, Zhiko, Sunape, Youpe and Goipe. The gesture came under the “Expanding Access to Off-Grid Renewable Energy (Solar and Biomass) Based Sustainable Energy for All,’’ a project initiated by the

              • WHAT WE DO

                International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development provides ideas that link energy and climate change policy reforms to prosperity for Nigeria’s poor.

                Our strength lies in our partnerships. ICEED works with progressive Nigerian and international research centres, government agencies, specialists and entrepreneurs. We build multi-stakeholder platforms to respond to energy and climate challenges that affect the poor.

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