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ICE Commercial Power, Microsoft Partner to Improve SMEs’ Access to Solar Energy

Microsoft, through its 4Afrika initiative, has entered into a partnership with ICE Commercial Power, a Nigerian-based renewable energy provider, to provide reliable solar power to 10,000 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across Nigeria for the next two years. Chief Executive Officer, ICE Commercial Power, Emmanuel Ekwueme, who disclosed this in a statement, said the partnership […]

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Problems of Solar Energy Batteries in Nigeria

Who doesn’t hate running out of batteries? Nobody likes that red colour depleted battery icon on their phone or laptop. But this battery constraints are not suffered by electronic gadgets alone. Even our unique solar energy is not exempted from the problems of batteries. Because no other renewable energy can match the potentials of solar […]



Report: 38 Percent Energy CFOs Say Solar Will Be the Most Dominant Form of Alternative Energy by 2023

The study details forces driving the transition towards alternative energy sources. The survey features the thoughts of 100 CFOs at oil and gas and power generation companies, revealing that energy executives are focused on striking a balance between navigating short-term uncertainty and volatile markets, but also planning for a green future. “This report showed us everyone’s […]



Two-sided Solar Panels That Track The Sun Produce a Third More Energy

Double-sided solar panels that tilt based on the sun’s position could boost the amount of energy collected. The two approaches existed independently before, but researchers have now looked at the effects of combining them. Carlos Rodríguez-Gallegos at the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore and his colleagues found that double-sided solar panels that track the […]

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Vesselnet Solar Signs Distribution Deal with Shoto Batteries

Vesselnet Solar, a leading solar power provider in Nigeria, in a bid to always offer the best to her clients, has signed a distributorship deal with Shoto batteries. Shoto battery is one of the best batteries specifically designed for renewable energy applications such as solar, wind power storage systems, etc. One striking advantage of Shoto […]

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What is Solar Power?

Solar power which is also known as solar radiation or insolation is simply an energy gotten from the sun. The sun’s energy supports all life on Earth. This energy comes in a form of heat and light, driving the Earth’s climate and weather. When you hear “renewable energy”, the sun energy is predominantly responsible for […]

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How Do Solar Panels Work?

You might have been wondering how do solar panels work? Well…you do not need to look further as this article shall be addressing it. With the help of inverter technology, solar panels work by absorbing sunlight with photovoltaic cells which is Direct Current (DC) energy and then converts it to Alternating Current (AC) energy for […]

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Lockdown Due to COVID-19 May Be Extended

Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said that the nation will experience an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases due to how safety was thrown out the door by citizens on May 4th. Lagos, Ogun and Abuja residents came out in mass to banks, markets and motor parks […]




Basics Thing You Need To Know About Solar and Inverter

This article is about what you need to know about solar and inverter if you’re looking to know what these terms means, then you have come to the right page. We shall discuss what they are, how they work, and their differences. There are still some of us who don’t know the clear difference between […]


A new thermodynamic formula reveals that bifacial solar cells in double-sided panels generate on average 15 to 20% more sunlight to electricity than today’s one-sided solar panels. Most of today’s solar panels capture sunlight and convert it to electricity only from the side facing the sky. If the dark underside of a solar panel could also convert […]

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