Energy and Power

Nigeria should setup coal fired power plants and ignore these selfish developed nations

Nigeria should stop beating around the bush and setup coal fired power plants and solve our electricity problem once and for all. Why some developing nations keep paying attention to most... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 7 months ago | seen 450 times

Try these just before you replace your inverter backup batteries

Every 2 or more years people plan to replace their inverter batteries due to decrease in the autonomy they provide.It is typical for one to enjoy say 24 hrs (or whatever... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 2 years ago | seen 1,320 times

We have a federal government that is more interested in the welfare of non Nigerians than Nigerians

Millions of Nigerians are without electricity yet Nigeria supplies electricity to neighboring countries even when some of these Nigerians that are without electricity come from regions that provide the resources that... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 2 years ago | seen 1,557 times

Solar Systems Could Replace Generators

It is estimated that over 20 million generators are used daily. Consumers have had to generate their own power, to overcome Nigeria’s energy scarcity. The lack of constant supply as a... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 3 years ago | seen 1,544 times

Increasing attacks on electricity distribution workers avoidable

Staff of electricity distribution companies are being attacked sometimes in very violent manners when they go out to disconnect electricity supply in homes or offices. I have seen at least 3... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 3 years ago | seen 1,181 times

DISCOs will one day beg Nigerians to get connected to the grid

The same DISCOs that cannot buy and install ordinary prepaid meters for electricity consumers because they make a lot of money from estimated bills are worried about the proliferation of solar... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 5 years ago | seen 2,585 times

Electricity distribution companies are the most corrupt and arrogant entities out there

Nigerians are being exploited, cheated and robbed by the discos out there and what should be rightly seen as the most irresponsible and annoying style of stealing from law abiding citizens... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 5 years ago | seen 2,583 times

Distributed energy generation remains the solution to our power problems

Uninterrupted power supply for the last 2 weeks even when nothing came from the grid for 3 days sometime last week thanks to the regular power inverter backup system. I really... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 5 years ago | seen 2,512 times

Nigeria has no record of its oil, non-oil export activities since June 2015

This is the height of corruption in my opinion. This is so wrong and cannot be justified. How can a nation or a country develop or make progress with this kind... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 5 years ago | seen 2,974 times

My journey to generating my own electricity just started today

Well, I just generated my own electricity using a regular fan motor by spinning the rotor by hand and watching it churn out some voltage.Put differently, I just turned the motor... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 5 years ago | seen 2,816 times

Your inverter backup system is only as good as the state of charge of your battery bank

I installed just this morning an imported made in India 3.6kva 48vdc inverter for a client and realized that the charging current was just 11 amps as clearly stated on the... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 5 years ago | seen 2,756 times

Generating electricity using solar panels in Nigeria now feasible and reasonably affordable but not yet an alternative to the grid

The costs of solar panels are a lot more affordable than they were a couple of years ago.But watch out for substandard solar panels, charge controllers, deep cycle batteries, power inverters... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 6 years ago | seen 2,303 times

Get electrical or power cables routinely checked to prevent fire outbreaks

A loud sound plus thick smoke coming from the freezer power cord area disrupted a quiet even 2 days ago and when I switched off the socket and cut the power... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 6 years ago | seen 2,598 times

Crude oil production nearly back to normal with crude selling at over $50 per barrel

Pay attention to this. Nearly back to normal with crude selling at over $50 per barrel is not small money ooo so let us stop believing that we are not getting... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 6 years ago | seen 2,482 times

President Buhari should challenge Nigerian engineers to build coal fired power plants in Nigeria and write his name in gold

Generating electricity is actually a simple process and all the coal does is to provide energy that is used to generate steam and because coal burns slowly it is preferred world... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 6 years ago | seen 2,512 times