Solar system: Mission to touch the sun II

April 26, 2022 Prof. MK Othman 0

This is a continuation of last week’s article “Solar System: Mission to Touch the Sun”, which might have left many readers amazed at the level of seriousness of scientists exploring the universe. One may be surprised to know that the mission is costing a princely amount of $1.5 billion to American taxpayers to make the mission possible. The level of Read More

Alumnus donates solar-power workstation to Uniben

February 2, 2022 Patrick Ahanor 0

As part of efforts geared towards research and innovations in the nation’s tertiary institutions, an alumnus of the University of Benin (Uniben), Engr. Doyle Edeni has donated a twenty-four seater solar-powered workstation to the Faculty of Life Sciences in the institution. This was just as he (Edehi) challenged the academics to strive for research in order to support industrial growth Read More

Apollo 11: Marking 60 years of man’s terrestrial romance with space

August 17, 2021 Prof MK Othman 0

Man is inexplicably the most adventurous species amid the living things. Among men, there are men; few are die-hard audacious, few others are chickenhearted while the rest are in-between. President John F. Kennedy of the United States of America was one of the most progressive and visionary world leaders of the 20th century. Precisely, on May 25, 1961, President Kennedy Read More

REA signs 13 coys for solar mini-grids deployment in 86 communities

August 11, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) through the Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP) has signed grant agreements under the mini-grid sub-component with 13 companies for the deployment of solar mini-grids across 86 sites in off-grid communities. To this end, the agency had also deployed and commissioned seven solar hybrid mini-grids with a total energy capacity of 529.79KW, connecting 3,828 customers. In a Read More