SCI-TECH: The Record for the Highest Efficiency Solar Cell Has Just Been Broken

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has created a solar cell with a record efficiency of 39.5% This is the highest efficiency ever recorded for any type of cell measured in real-world conditions. The solar cell was also tested for its potential in space, especially for powering communications satellites,Continue reading “SCI-TECH: The Record for the Highest Efficiency Solar Cell Has Just Been Broken”

NAIJA FAUNA 2: Anambra Waxbill

The Anambra Waxbill is a type of finch and it has the scientific name Estrilda poliopareia and is found majorly in Nigeria (with a few other sightings in Benin Republic). It is specifically found in the wetter lands of southern Nigeria, and its estimated global extent of occurrence is 38,000 sq km. It was discoveredContinue reading “NAIJA FAUNA 2: Anambra Waxbill”

HEALTH: 20 Benefits of Walking Just 30 Minutes a Day

Helps maintain weight. Increases energy levels. Reduces stress levels. Reduces risk of heart disease. Prevents obesity. Can help reduce anxiety. Helps to boost mood. Increases blood flow. Reduces risk of cancer. Improves quality of sleep. Improves lung function. Increases Vitamin D access. Improves balance and coordination. Reduces risk of diabetes. Provides time for self-care. StrengthensContinue reading “HEALTH: 20 Benefits of Walking Just 30 Minutes a Day”

DID YOU KNOW (16)? Nigeria Signs €9.3m Agreement for Development of 23 Solar Mini-Grids in 11 States

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced signing of a €9.3m agreement for interconnected mini-grid Acceleration Scheme (IMAS), to be granted local solar mini-grid developers. The Scheme is expected to boost the country’s power supply by 5.4-kilowatts and to power 27,600 households, in line with Nigeria’s vision of generating a minimum of 30,000 megawatt electricityContinue reading “DID YOU KNOW (16)? Nigeria Signs €9.3m Agreement for Development of 23 Solar Mini-Grids in 11 States”