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May 9, 2021

Tech applications open for Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon 2020

first_imgPrizes Who can enter and what’s up for grabs? The advisory board member at the Eko Innovation Centre, Doja Ekeruche, explained that a call for application had been sent out to local talents in the tech community to submit their proposed hardware and software solutions using the guidelines stipulated on the Lagos Smart Meter website. To address the metering gap in Nigeria, the Lagos State Government through its ministry of energy and mineral resources, in collaboration with the Eko Innovation Centre, has unveiled a smart meter initiative, the Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon 2020. Generation Featured image: Stock RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The aim is to also drive significant reduction of revenue losses and ultimately improve last-mile electricity supply. Read more on:Not even a global crisis will sway her from reaching SDG7Nigeria’s grid is set for a make-over to boost capacity When the STS TID rollover takes place on 24 November 2024, all your prepaid meter tokens will become invalid. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for daily morning coffee with ESI Africa. Eligibility Similarly, the Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Olalere Odusote, said the initiative is expected to provide access to affordable smart meters for Lagosians to improve electricity supply, monitoring, and trust between electricity providers and end-users while preventing revenue leakages. The 2020 initiative, launched by Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu and the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Power, Goddy Jedy-Agba, calls on applications from teams that can deliver finished metering hardware and software systems. The initiative is expected to leverage the availability of local talents in Nigeria to develop and produce affordable smart electricity meters for consumers. Application Registration is FREE. If your prototype/s is ready, you can submit as hardware or software. Open to entrepreneurs, software enthusiasts, hackers and developers.While the preference is to drive local participation and technology contribution, submissions are welcome from those who want to make a change and contribute to the making electricity supply better in Lagos.You can participate in the Hackathon whether you’re starting your development from scratch or continuing a previously started project. Ensure you follow the requirements in the RFP document. A PDF version of electronic an electrical diagram of motherboard and device schematic designs/diagrams.A sketch or 3D diagram of Device/Casing.And/or a YouTube video URL of your prototype. You can mark your YouTube video unlisted but not private. Currently, the application deadline is August 28, 2020. However, any extensions will be properly communicated by the Eko Innovation Centre. UNDP China, CCIEE launch report to facilitate low-carbon development N7 million for combined winning hardware and software team.Additionally, a percentage of the Intellectual Property royalties from the winning solution. Governor Sanwo-Olu said the launch “marks a significant milestone in the implementation plan of the Government towards improving access to electricity in the state, and it is also in line with the Sustainable Development Goal 7 of the UN, which aspires to drive universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all by 2030″.   Sanwo-Olu added that increased electricity access is one of the priority mandates of his administration given its significance in ultimately driving the economic development of the State, to enable it to achieve the objective of making Lagos a 21st-century economy. He said further that the Lagos smart meter hackathon is an important way for the Government to demonstrate its commitment to improving electricity access and reliability for Lagosians.   “We believe that adequate metering of Lagosians and in turn Nigerians, would increase willingness to pay for electricity, improve productivity, and more importantly, continue to improve the living conditions of our people,” he added. For hardware submissions, you are expected to submit: Why launch a Smart Meter Hackathon in Lagos? The application deadline is 28 August 2020 (see links below). affordable smart meters for Lagosians [will] improve electricity supply, monitoring, and trust. Low carbon, solar future could increase jobs in the future – SAPVIA Sign up for the ESI Africa newsletter He added that the project is also expected to drive innovation and creativity while generating new interest in young people for the sector. “Over the years, despite significant investments and resolutions around power generation and distribution, there remains a huge metering gap of over 60% of electricity consumers in Lagos and Nigeria. This metering gap is what we are seeking to bridge through the Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon,” said Odusote. Finance and Policy Minister Jedy-Agba said that local design and production of affordable meters would be transformational for the industry and the economy at large. “Electricity is an essential service, and we need to ensure that the benefits of smart meters flow to everyone. I call on all relevant stakeholders in the sector to support this innovative and impactful initiative – industry regulators, electricity sector players, technology experts, and fund providers,” he added. AFD and Eskom commit to a competitive electricity sector BRICS “All concepts would be assessed based on strict but transparent criteria to identify the most viable concepts proceeding to the next stage,” she said. TAGSInnovationNigeriaSmart MetersTechnology Previous articleDEWA introduces risk management standard for utilitiesNext articleOil and gas giant BP spells out net zero plans Nicolette Pombo-van ZylAs the Editor of ESI Africa, my passion is on sustainability and placing African countries on the international stage. I take a keen interest in the trends shaping the power & water utility market along with the projects and local innovations making headline news. Watch my short weekly video on our YouTube channel ESIAfricaTV and speak with me on what has your attention.last_img read more

September 26, 2020

Uganda shudders in a mysterious killing

first_imgUganda is reeling at a mysterious killing that involved two men at Game Stores in Lugogo neighbourhood in Kampala capital city.A Ugandan child rights activist, Kenneth Watmon Akena was shot to death allegedly after his car dented another man’s car. City businessman, Matthew Kanyamunyu who owned the other car reportedly shot Akena after the incident, according to a report by the Daily Monitor.The victim was laid to rest by hundreds of mourners calling for an investigation into the fatal shooting.“The government, judiciary, security and every one in society should act to ensure justice. Akena’s death was gruesome,” said Fr Christopher Ojok, the parish priest of Omiya Onyima Catholic ParishA woman who claimed to have witnessed the weekend shooting is reported to have gone missing. Mama Namanda, an elderly maize vendor is said to have been arrested by the police Tuesday evening.“The police came and talked to her and returned in the evening and took her away,” Witness’ colleague who operates nearby told the Daily Monitor on conditions of anonymityUganda’s Kampala Metropolitan Police has rejected the claims that they arrested the woman. Further adding that, a man who is fruit vendor believed to have information on the shooting is under surveillance.The prime suspect, Mr. Kanyamuyu is under police custody together with his girlfriend whilst police investigate his phone records among other things.Matthew Kanyamunyu’s family released a statement claiming that it is not their son that shot Akena, arguing that unknown assailants were after Ms Cynthia Munwangari, Kanyumunyu’s counterpart.Akena was shot in the stomach at about 8pm on Saturday and succumbed to bullet wounds later in hospital on Sunday morning. The gun in question is reported to be missing and mystery, fear and suspicion shrouds the events leading to the death of the victim.“No trace of blood was found in Mr Kanyamunyu’s Toyota Land Cruiser Prado in which he ferried Akena from one hospital to another for more than 30 minutes after the shooting incident. Did Akena not have any blood in his body?” asks the Daily Monitorlast_img read more

December 26, 2019

KEY ROLES FOR SINN FEIN’S DONEGAL TDs

first_imgSINN FEIN’S two Donegal Deputies have been given key roles within the party in Dail Eireann, Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has announced.Pearse Doherty will speak for the party on Finance while Padraig MacLochlainn will speak on Foreign Affairs and Trade.Speaking from Leinster House today Mr Adams said: “Sinn Féin is putting forward a first class team to shadow the Government and hold them to account. “I have every confidence that this enhanced Sinn Féin team will play constructive role in this Dáil.“Our priority will be to protect those on low and middle incomes, defend Ireland’s national interests and promote Irish unity.” Sinn Féin Dáil team – March 2011: ·    Gerry Adams – Party Leader, shadowing Taoiseach·    Mary Lou McDonald – Deputy leader and Spokesperson on PublicExpenditure and Reform·    Aengus  Ó Snodaigh – Spokesperson on Social Protection and Party Whip·    Pearse Doherty – Spokesperson on Finance·    Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin – Spokesperson on Health and Children·    Padraig  MacLochlainn – Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs  and Trade·    Peadar  Toibin – Spokesperson on Enterprise, Jobs and Innovation andAn Gaeltacht·    Jonathan O Brien – Spokesperson on Justice, Equality and Defence·    Martin Ferris – Spokesperson on Communications, Energy and NaturalResources·    Sean Crowe – Spokesperson on Education and skills·    Brian Stanley – Spokesperson on Environment, Community and LocalGovernment·    Micheal Colreavy – Spokesperson on Agriculture, Food and Marine·    Dessie Ellis – Spokesperson on Transport and Housing·    Sandra McLellan – Spokesperson on Arts, Heritage, Tourism and Sport KEY ROLES FOR SINN FEIN’S DONEGAL TDs was last modified: March 22nd, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more