Category: Nigeria

Off-the-grid thinking to end Nigeria’s blackouts

Nigeria is one of Africa’s most developed, resource-rich countries and yet it has notably failed to provide its people with a reliable electricity supply. That is at last beginning to change. Five years after the privatisation of Nigeria’s power sector, even the most luxurious Lagos hotels still suffer daily blackouts. The size of the gap…

By Editor June 13, 2019 Off

Generator Diesel Exhaust: a Major Hazard to Health and the Environment in Nigeria

Diesel exhaust contains more than 40 toxic air contaminants, including many known or suspected cancer-causing substances, such as benzene, arsenic, and formaldehyde. It also contains other harmful environmental pollutants, including nitrogen oxide, currently the single most important ozone-depleting emission.  Source: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 183, No. 10 | May 15, 2011

By Editor June 13, 2019 Off

Social impact

Social impact on the community The autonomous power system will have a positive social impact on the community in Ogikwe. Better health care The Bavaria hospital will be able to improve health care to the benefit of all, but especially women and children. The Antenatal and Maternal Care treats a significant part of the patients…

By Editor June 5, 2019 Off

Location of the Hospital and Retreat Centre

The hospital located in a rural area approximately 1,5 km out of Okigwe, the third largest city in Imo state of Nigeria. The Retreat Centre and Bishop’s Court are in the outskirts of Okigwe. Okigwe Okigwe lies between the Port Harcourt-Enugu-Maiduguri rail line. Thus, the city has grown into a major cattle transit town for…

By Editor April 16, 2019 Off

Bavaria Catholic Specialist Hospital

New Top Notch Hospital in Okigwe, Nigeria The Bavaria Catholic Specialist Hospital is one of the multiple Catholic assets that constitute the Mary Hill Catholic Centre Okigwe. An autonomous power system with solar panels and batteries, will be realised to guarantee improved health care to the region at a lower price. Contact Volta Power Lease…

By Editor April 16, 2019 Off

Solar Investment Opportunity: Bavaria Hospital

Bavaria Specialist Hospital is a new top notch health care centre with a high need for reliable electricity. To achieve that an autonomous power system, solar panels and batteries, will be realised near the Nigerian town Okigwe. This unique solar investment opportunity will guarantee improved health care to the region at a lower price. Contact Volta Power Lease to participate.

By Editor April 15, 2019 Off