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

  • UKAID connects 49,000 homes to solar power in 3 months

    The United Kingdom Agency for International Development (UKAID) has connected 49,000 homes in Nigeria to solar lighting and power systems between January and March 2016 through a funded initiative, SolarNigeria. The programme, it said, was helping many households and small business entities to access modern, clean, lighting and power at lower cost than kerosene lanterns

  • BoI, Ebonyi Govt To Partner On Clean Energy Project

    BoI, Ebonyi Govt To Partner On Clean Energy Project

                      The Bank of Industry (BoI) has said that it was ready to partner with the Ebonyi State Government on its clean energy initiative as it would have a meaningful impact on the local people and open up business activities in the area. The bank said the

  • Tinubu, others proffer solutions to Africa’s energy crisis

    Tinubu, others proffer solutions to Africa’s energy crisis

      Stakeholders including the Group Chief Executive Officer, Oando Plc, Mr. Adewale Tinubu, have highlighted the need for Nigeria and other African countries to urgently address the energy crisis plaguing the continent. Tinubu described Africa as “potentially the largest power market in the world,” based on available resources and demand for electricity, according to a

  • World Leaders, Private Sector Endorse AfDB’s “New Deal On Energy”

    World Leaders, Private Sector Endorse AfDB’s “New Deal On Energy”

    Influential world leaders and senior business executives have endorsed President Akinwumi Adesina’s “New Deal on Energy”, a vehicle through which the African Development Bank (AfDB) will invest in delivering electricity for all Africans, by 2025. These included Olusegun Obasanjo, former President, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Horst Koehler, former President of Germany; Nick Hurd, Parliamentary Undersecretary

  • World Humanitarian Summit without SAFE agenda

    World Humanitarian Summit without SAFE agenda

                    For the first time in the 70 years history of the United Nations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, has convened the World Humanitarian Summit, to take place in Istanbul, Turkey, from May 23 to 24. This no doubt reflects the present condition of the world, which witnesses the

  • Why are Nigerians paying for wasted energy?

    Why are Nigerians paying for wasted energy?

      SIR: Globally, about 1.2billion people lack access to electricity according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Nigeria has a share of about 8% yet waste more than 40% of generated electricity. The energy deficit in Nigeria is glaring, so much so that it has stifled ALL meaningful economic development. Still, most businesses spent scarce

  • 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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