Energy and Power

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 one year ago | seen 938 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 one year ago | seen 1,198 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 one year ago | seen 1,064 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 2 years ago | seen 1,256 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 2 years ago | seen 1,244 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 2 years ago | seen 1,576 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 2 years ago | seen 1,174 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 2 years ago | seen 1,212 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 2 years ago | seen 1,246 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 2 years ago | seen 1,341 times

Western powers blocking Nigeria’s power solution – Adeosun

Western powers blocking Nigeria’s power solution – Adeosun On October 6, 20161:13 amIn NewsComments The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has accused western powers of being a stumbling block to... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 2 years ago | seen 1,184 times

SON, Agency Plan Energy Efficiency in Households, Public Buildings

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and the Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP) have created a strategic action to improve energy efficiency of equipment used in residential and public buildings in... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 2 years ago | seen 1,372 times

It’s cheaper to import petrol than refine locally — Kachikwu

This simply shows that APC is confused.How can importation of refined petroleum be cheaper than locally refined one considering all the associated administrative and import/export plus transportation and storage costs involved?This... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 2 years ago | seen 1,162 times

Coal - a natural resource that can drastically change Igboland!!!

Found in the East. We don't need to buy or import it!!It can be used to1. Generate all the electricity in the South East and beyond. Just imagine what steady electricity... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 2 years ago | seen 2,051 times

May the crude oil wells dry up now so that we will start thinking like human beings

"Out of 26 power plants in Nigeria, 23 are powered by gas."...Fashola ------------------------ And it is taking the activities of the Niger Delta Avengers to realize the stupidity in depending on... Read more

Author: Afam Nnaji | Posted 2 years ago | seen 1,251 times