Noelle Okwedy

Noelle Okwedy

Energy Analyst

Bio

Noelle is an economist with a background in financial economics. She is passionate about energy and finance

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Five years on, net metering remains impossible for Nigeria's solar user

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21 OCT 2021

Five years on, net metering remains impossible for Nigeria's solar user

A breakdown of net metering and how it can work in Nigeria.

Amid life in darkness: Blue Camel explores renewable energy solutions for Nigerians

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11 OCT 2021

Amid life in darkness: Blue Camel explores renewable energy solutions for Nigerians

Understanding Blue Camel’s renewable energy solution for Nigeria.

Crude stop! Why Nigeria’s oil production remains stuck

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29 SEP 2021

Crude stop! Why Nigeria’s oil production remains stuck

Why has Nigeria's oil production remained stagnant?

Economies are gaining from carbon taxes, but not Nigeria

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24 SEP 2021

Economies are gaining from carbon taxes, but not Nigeria

The polluter effect: How economies gain from carbon taxes

Electric vehicles in Nigeria: A take-off without landing?

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15 SEP 2021

Electric vehicles in Nigeria: A take-off without landing?

How electric vehicles can thrive in Nigeria

The CBN’s role in lighting up Nigeria

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08 SEP 2021

The CBN’s role in lighting up Nigeria

The CBN’s superhero attempts to curb Nigeria’s power sector trials.

Can Nigeria embrace 100% renewable energy?

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01 SEP 2021

Can Nigeria embrace 100% renewable energy?

To renew or pollute? A cost-benefit analysis of Nigeria’s electricity generating options.

A deep-dive into the NNPC's finances: will the PIA solve its issues?

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23 AUG 2021

A deep-dive into the NNPC's finances: will the PIA solve its issues?

The state of the NNPC's approach to spending money

How relevant is OPEC for Nigeria?

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12 AUG 2021

How relevant is OPEC for Nigeria?

A look into the world's most powerful cartel and its relevance for Nigeria.

Why the ambitious plan to power Ariaria market’s 40,000 shops failed

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06 AUG 2021

Why the ambitious plan to power Ariaria market’s 40,000 shops failed

Electrifying Ariaria market and the mini-grid solution that didn't work.

What the Petroleum Industry Bill means for foreign investors

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27 JUL 2021

What the Petroleum Industry Bill means for foreign investors

Is the Petroleum Industry Bill robust enough to attract foreign investment?

Nigeria to power up Africa with $25 billion gas pipeline

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12 JUL 2021

Nigeria to power up Africa with $25 billion gas pipeline

Unpacking Nigeria’s $25 billion gas pipeline to Morocco.

Can the private sector plug Nigeria's electricity gap?

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30 JUN 2021

Can the private sector plug Nigeria's electricity gap?

How private companies can get involved in electricity generation.

Why Nigerian buildings will continue to collapse

Development - 29 APR 2019

Why Nigerian buildings will continue to collapse

Buildings collapse for many reasons. In Nigeria, buildings mostly collapse because of negligence.

The struggles of Nigeria's internet industry

Development - 13 AUG 2018

The struggles of Nigeria's internet industry

Data is expensive in Nigeria, and the service is either too slow or unreliable.

The problem with ports in Nigeria

Development - 29 JUN 2018

The problem with ports in Nigeria

According to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), the are six seaports in Nigeria.

Stop the Soot

Development - 29 MAR 2018

Stop the Soot

Port Harcourt is covered in a cloud of soot from oil bunkering, but no one is likely to do anything about it.

The Cost of Nigeria's Sexism Problem

Economy - 10 NOV 2017

The Cost of Nigeria's Sexism Problem

Countries are finally coming to terms with the reality that gender inequality takes a toll on development.