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The Solar Energy Graduate Trainee Program (SEGTP) report

The Solar Energy Graduate Trainee Program (SEGTP) was inaugurated in November 2015 by the Community Research and Development Centre (CREDC) in partnership with Edo State chapter of the National Youth Service Corp under the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) scheme. The Solar Energy Graduate Trainee Program (SEGTP) is a platform on which CREDC fully[…]

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Promoting Environmental Sustainability through the Use of Central Solar Charging Station as Clean Energy Source for lighting in Uniaro Community

With support from the Switzerland Embassy in Nigeria, CREDC in 2012 implemented a project titled ‘Promoting Environmental Sustainability through the Use of Central Solar Charging Station as Clean Energy Source for Lighting in Uniaro Community’. The Central Solar Charging Station (CSCS) is a 2.4KW system in a central location within the Community. A total of[…]

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Enhancing the Effective Management of Osasimwinoba Forest Reserve by Community Women

In 2012, CREDC with the support of the Commonwealth Foundation implemented the Project – Enhancing the Effective management of Osasimwinoba Forest Reserve by Community Women. This project was in line with CREDC’s commitment in ensuring that people have access to safe and healthy environment and that environmental resources are managed in the most sustainable way.[…]

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Odighi Community Rural Electrification Project

After the successful conclusion of the advocacy phase of PREEEN project, CREDC with support from the UNDP/GEF Small Grant Programme commenced the direct implementation phase in 2010 with a Project titled “Access to Electricity in Odighi Community in Edo State using Photo Voltaic”. The objectives of the Project are to increase access to electricity in[…]

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Energy Efficiency Survey in Nigeria: A Guide for Developing Policy and Legislation

Having discovered the policy gaps in the area of promoting energy efficiency in Nigeria, the CREDC in 2009 conducted a research to provide guidelines for developing policy and legislation to promote energy efficiency. Very little research materials and data are available that will guide and strengthen regulatory measures to use energy efficiently in Nigeria. The[…]