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

  • $5 million invested in stove startup

    $5 million invested in stove startup

    A Dumbo-based startup received a shock of socially conscious capital, with BioLite announcing $5 million in funding and financing, the company announced Tuesday. The funding round was led by the charity investment fund Acumen, with additional investment by the nature and adventure-leaning fund White Road Investments, as well as RRE Ventures and Rose Park Advisors. BioLite also raised

  • Renewable energy report 2015: 7.7m jobs created in 2014

    Renewable energy report 2015: 7.7m jobs created in 2014

    Another year, another major improvement in terms of the amount of renewable energy produced with the release of world renewable energy report for 2015, and Africa is solidifying its place as a continental powerhouse.   Released by the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21stCentury (REN21), the Renewables 2015 Global Status Report shows that once

  • Germany Breaks a Renewable Energy Record

    Germany Breaks a Renewable Energy Record

    Europe’s industrial powerhouse shows how other fossil-fuel nations can kick their coal habit. Germany’s transition from coal- and oil-fired power to carbon-free electricity hit a new milestone on July 25, when solar, wind, and other sources of renewable energy met 78 percent of the day’s energy demand. That beat the old record of 74 percent,

  • ECOWAS holds workshop on renewable energy efficiency

    ECOWAS holds workshop on renewable energy efficiency

    The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), has organised a five- day training workshop for Anglophone West African entrepreneurs and technicians in the clean cooking industry. The workshop, which started on Monday, was organised through the West African Clean Cooking Alliance (WACCA) to bring clean, safe, affordable cooking energy solutions to the

  • Oando Seeks Legislation to Boost Usage of Renewable Energy

    Oando Seeks Legislation to Boost Usage of Renewable Energy

    Oando Energy Resources (OER), a subsidiary of Oando Group, has called on the three tiers of government in Nigeria to develop legislative and regulatory frameworks to drive the usage of renewable energy in the country. Speaking at the LiveWell Initiative, LWI, 2015 Annual Multi-sectoral Grand Health Bazaar (GHB2015) held recently in Lagos, Head of Operations

  • N9.2 billion clean cookstove project could create 100,000 jobs in Nigeria

    N9.2 billion clean cookstove project could create 100,000 jobs in Nigeria

    Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves calls for support to local production The Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is a public-private partnership to save lives, our forests and empower women by providing safe and sustainable cooking solutions to households and institutions in Nigeria. The Alliance seeks to achieve these goals by influencing public policies, strengthen the

  • WHO WE ARE

    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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