27Apr

Solad Hosts Dignitaries at Ayangbunren Market, Ikorodu Lagos

On Saturday, 27th of April 2024, Solad hosted Hon. Babajimi Benson, Member of Nigeria’s National Assembly, Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and UN SRSG, Sustainable Energy For All (SEForALL), Sally Woolhouse, UK in Nigeria’s Head of Economic Development, and Keith Hammond, Head of the Green Growth Team at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, Sierra Leone at...

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28Feb

Solad Hosts GEAPP And UEF SEForAll Teams In Iponri Market, Surulere Lagos – Stand Alone Solar For Productive Use Programme

Solad Hosts GEAPP And UEF SEForAll Teams In Iponri Market, Surulere Lagos – Stand Alone Solar For Productive Use Programme On Wednesday, 28th of February 2024, Solad hosted dignitaries from the Global Energy Alliance for the People and Planet (GEAPP) and the Universal Energy Facility (UEF) SEForAll Team at Iponri Market, Surulere, Lagos. Solad is...

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10Feb

Solad Hosts the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Damilola Ogunbiyi, Infracredit and UEF SEForAll Team at Iponri Market

On Friday 9th of February, Solad showcased its installation of solar stand alone systems at Iponri Market to Dr. Barbel Koffer, the Parliamentary State Secretary of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and UN SRSG, Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), and Chinua Azubike, CEO Infracredit – AAA-rated guarantor. The dignitaries were shown...

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27Jan

Breaking the chain: The crucial need for local manufacturing in Nigeria’s renewable energy revolution

Amidst the push for renewable energy adoption, the heart of the matter lies in the delicate balance between technological progress and economic empowerment. The local content act of 2010, aimed at boosting Nigerian participation in the oil and gas industry, finds parallels in renewable energy. The need to build a local ecosystem for solar panels,...

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10Nov

Gbajabiamila, Ogunbiyi inspect UEF solar project at Iponri market

Femi Gbajabiamila, Chief of Staff to Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu alongside Damilola Ogunbiyi Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All on Friday visited Iponri Market in Surulere, Lagos State and inspected the first phase of solar installations deployed within the popular market. The solar projects, funded by Universal Energy Facility (UEF)...

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6Oct

Nigeria @ 63: Still struggling to overcome energy poverty

Sixty-three years after independence, Nigerians are still suffering from energy poverty with no end in sight. Homes are dark and businesses are in ruins. While many uninformed citizens may not appreciate the dark cloud of misery hanging over the country, experts have advised that urgent steps must be taken by the government to rescue the economy...

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29Sep

Could space-based solar farms soon be a reality?

The concept of satellites beaming power down to Earth is gaining traction but challenges remain The British astronaut Tim Peake is backing the idea of solar farms in space, using satellites to capture solar energy and beam it down as microwaves to ground stations. A satellite in geostationary orbit about 36,000km (22,700 miles) above Earth could...

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