Nigeria Fast Forward: Converting Polluting Diesel Electricity Power to Solar Energy and Battery Storage Backup [4.15.20]

Guest: Idongesit Nkereuwem, CEO, Magnifique, LTD.

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Program Summary:

The world-wide EmeraldPlanet International Foundation movement is linking millions of professionals and citizens around the globe through a practical community-by-community identification, evaluation, broadcasting, and promotions weekly television program and selected The Emerald Mini-Treks.

EmeraldPlanet International Foundation has continually expanded its outreach and service to all sectors of countries and local communities. It is actively identifying the “best of the best” technologies, services, products, and processes. This is the “high touch” portions of the EmeraldPlanet global movement featuring the “high technologies” through The Emerald Mini-Treks, while creating The Emerald Mall to match those inventing, creating, experimenting with, and manufacturing needed technologies. with those individuals and communities needing such technologies, services, products, and processes for sustainable, resilient, and adaptive living in closer harmony with natural surroundings..

WELCOME to join in this world-wide movement by watching The EmeraldPlanet TV programs, participating in planning for and joining in various The Emerald Mini-Treks, and linking your “best practices” to those in need on The Emerald Mall. MANY BEST WISHES as together we create The EmeraldPlanet…Dr. Sam Hancock

Our featured guest is:

  • Show ‘1’: Idongesit Nkereuwem, CEO, Magnifique, LTD., Theme: “The Nigeria Crisis: Shortage of Power Results in Reliance on Expensive, Dirty Diesel”
  • Show ‘2’: Idongesit Nkereuwem, CEO, Magnifique, LTD., Theme: “Private-Public Solution: Embedded Power Program”
  • Show ‘3’: Idongesit Nkereuwem, CEO, Magnifique, LTD., Theme: “Abuja 50: Model that Can be Replicated”
  • Show ‘4’: Idongesit Nkereuwem, CEO, Magnifique, LTD., Theme: “Magnifique, LTD. Vision: Providing Low Cost Green Energy to 200 Companies” 

Program Overview:

Magnifique LTD., is a multi-dimensional business outfit with several critical and important aspects of businesses integrated and fused together to solve ever increasing needs in the Power sector, oil and gas, construction, engineering and consultancy services.  Magnifique LTD is actively involved in the Abuja Smart-Grid Energy Project in partnership with Abuja Investment company Ltd a 100% wholly owned investment company of the Federal Capital Territory.This project is a renewable energy project designed to provide off-grid bespoke solutions to the Capital city. The “Vision” and “Mission” are to:  Be the most successful renewable power generation and power trading company in the world with alliances and partners across the globe; and Break new frontiers in innovation and technology development whilst boosting the balance sheet of the company.

MLTD is in full collaboration with the “Abuja 50” Abuja Energy Smart City Project.  This is through a winning tender of the Abuja Technology Village Free Trade Zone Company (ATV FZ Co.) and Abuja Investment Company Ltd.  to provide long-term 150MW of renewable solar power with battery back-up to industries, hospitals, universities, retail services, and hospitality sites, among others within the Federal Capital City. This will be achieved on ATV FZ Co’s existing 840 hectares [2,125.11 acres] free zone industrial, commercial, and mixed-use development estate within easy access of the International Airport, downtown retail,, living, and governmental facilities areas, and the World Trade Center Complex.

Abuja Technology Village Science and Technology Park (STP) and Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is located in the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja), Nigeria.  The STP is poised to become Africa’s preferred destination for technology research, incubation, development and commercialisation across four (4) focus sectors of: Information and Communication Technology; Biotechnology; Minerals Technology; and Energy Technology.  The Abuja Technology Village masterplan sets out to create an environment built to the highest global standards of design, construction and sustainability. Key to this concept is the development of commercial, retail, mixed-use and residential facilities within a sizable Green Space setting. The Green Space comprises natural vegetation and habitats as well as contemporary urban landscape features encompassing outdoor recreational facilities.

The Park offers a balanced lifestyle environment for business operations with competitive advantage, access to Africa’s largest consumer market, proximity to every part of Nigeria and easy access to key global destinations.  The Abuja Technology Village presents a unique opportunity to develop a very strong knowledge base that will contribute to reducing Nigeria’s economic dependence on hydrocarbon resources and to consistent national development agenda of Job Creation and Wealth Generation.

The Project site, where primary infrastructure construction works are in an advanced stage, is strategically located adjacent the Nelson Mandela Institution’s African University of Science and Technology and close to other Science and Technology Institutions. The institutions collectively create a huge economic cluster along a prospective ‘superhighway’ connecting the Abuja City Centre and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.

Africakilowatt LCC is a division of 4IR Microgrid. It provides legal, power offtake and related contracts, technical and business development services for large cap independent power producers around the world in deploying innovative solutions, microgrids, cyber-security and data centers in Sub Sahara Africa and the United States.

4IR Microgrid {Africakilowatt LCC) provides legal, power agreement, technical and business development experience while also linking opportunities to companies looking to invest in microgrids, cyber-security and data centers in the U.S. and on the African continent.  Projects and activities include:  Decommission, demolish, clean obsolete power plants and reposition into:  Already owns sites being integrated into data centers; By converting existing power plants, the 4IRMicrogrid™ team saves time and money retooling salvageable cooling and distribution facilities, few, if any microgrid developers possess this unique ability; Profound combination of in-house legal services; the cornerstone to institutional funding; Build Own Operate Maintain (BOOM) 20-250MW microgrids in Africa; and Solar contracting partner is one of the world’s most cost-effective firms with 1.3GW of Installs.

Thank You Production Crew and Program Team for your commitment, dedication, and goodwill as we continue to expand our “best practices” solutions identification and reporting in our second decade. We would like to acknowledge that equipment and facilities are provided by Fairfax Public Access, Fairfax, Virginia. We thank our many viewers, supporters, and the general public for weekly feedback, ideas, and suggestions as together we create The EmeraldPlanet®….Dr. Sam Hancock, Executive Producer, Creator & Host, The EmeraldPlanet TV®