Our Sustainable Development Goals for 2020

Calgary, AB ~ May 8th, 2020 If there’s one truth about 2020, it’s that it’s been a game-changer for everyone. With the pandemic keeping everyone from businesses to families from everyday activities, it sometimes feels like we’ve entered a parallel universe.   Sustainability has been important to us from the outset, but this international crisis…

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Environmental & Social Impact in Communities

Kano, Nigeria ~ April 29th, 2020 Environmental and social due diligence is an important part of any project execution. It involves the review of the environmental impact of a project in the community, as well as the social implications. Many of our partners, have a mandate that requires compliance to environmental and social goals. Ultimately…

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Power as an Essential Service

Nigeria ~ April 16th, 2020 During this global healthcare crisis, many countries have deemed power as an essential service. Nigeria, is no different in this policy. At a time where many corporations have instituted a work from home protocol, connectivity and power remains paramount. WATT endeavours to support the communities we operate in as well…

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Thank you!

April 14th, 2020 ~ Edmonton, AB The COVID-19 virus has shaped every country around the world for the foreseeable future. Social distancing, work from home protocol, and a global economy that has essentially come to a reduced crawl. All this in an effort to protect and save lives while health care professionals work towards containment…

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Africa Investment Forum ~ November 11th – 13th 2019

November 7th, 2019 ~ WATT Renewable Energy Managing Director Oluwole Eweje will be a speaker at the Africa Investment Forum from the 11th – 13th of November, 2019. He will be speaking to an audience of institutional investors, development finance agencies and other investors and investor groups to facilitate the financial close on the its portfolio of C&I projects in Sub Saharan Africa. The Africa Investment Forum is Africa’s investment market place-a multi-stakeholder, multi-disciplinary platform dedicated to advancing projects to bankable stages, raising capital, and accelerating the financial closure of deals.

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FIRST WATT Renewables Limited ‘WATT’ named Top Clean Energy Investment in West Africa

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa FIRST WATT Renewables Limited ‘WATT’ (Nigeria) was selected as the best investment ready project among eight finalists at the prestigious West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFFCEF) Business Plan competition in Abidjan. The competition showcased eight investment-ready projects originating from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Cameroon, and Nigeria. Projects presented…

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WATT Renewable Corporation Successfully Closes $1 Million Equity Financing to Continue to Fuel Growth

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada – WATT Renewable Corporation. (WATT) announced today the closing of first round of equity financing of  $1 million to support WATT’s ongoing growth and investment in renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. WATT’s shareholders are committed to an additional equity investment in WATT, along with management and other investors. Since being founded…

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Community Engagement Nigeria

In the Community Ogun State, Nigeria – For WATT part of successfully executing a project means, actively engaging within the community address resident concerns, educate the potential users, and provide literacy and awareness. Community engagement is exactly that, engaging and interfacing with the parties in the communities that we serve to provide information, education and…

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Telecommunication Anchor Mini-Grid Hybrid Solar Proof of Concept

NEWS RELEASE Lagos State, Nigeria – WATT Renewable Corporation recently completed a 15kW proof of concept (PoC) installation at one of the sites of a leading telecommunication colocation provider. The was contracted for 6 months with an agreed SLA of 99.9% uptime. With WATT’s innovative engineering, the installation exceeded all set metrics and saved the…

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Canadian Firm WATT Renewables Powers Ogun Community with Micro Grid

NEWS RELEASE Mowe, Ogun State, Nigeria – A Canadian hybrid energy provider, WATT Renewable Corporation, is bringing hopes of constant electricity again to Nigerians. Managed in Nigeria by its subsidiary, WATT Renewable Limited has proved that constant electricity can better be achieved by technological advancements than relying fully on utility power grids. Read more About…

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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN KWH AND KW

IN THE COMMUNITY Sub-Saharan Africa – People looking for solar options often puzzled with terms kilowatt and kilowatt-hours. Electricity used is measured by kilowatt hour and the solar power systems are sized in kilowatts. This is where questions often come about kilowatts and kilowatt-hours. So what exactly does a kWh mean and how does it…

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Peerless Trout First Nation and WATT Renewable Corporation Partnership

NEWS RELEASE Edmonton, Alberta, Canada – Peerless Trout First Nation and WATT Renewable Corporation today announced a partnership to tap into the Alberta Climate Leadership Program which bring sustainable development to the Peerlesss Trout Nation. This partnership represents a significant economic partnership between a First Nation and a sustainable energy developer in Canada. About Peerless…

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50KW SOLAR HYBRID INSTALLATION IN LEON NICARAGUA

IN THE COMMUNITY Leon, Nicaragua – WATT Renewable Corporation partnered with local installers to complete the installation of 180 solar panels with a nominal capacity of 50kW and an energy storage capacity of 144kWh of high efficiency Nickel Iron batteries. This project represents a significant economic infrastructural development project for the city of Leon as…

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1.5MW FARM – MARKET SOLAR ENERGY

NEW RELEASE Houston, Texas, USA – WATT Renewable Corporation monitored and commissioned the installation of a 1.5MW DC solar farm installation 50 miles west from Houston Texas. The installation of 15,000 solar panels with a nominal capacity of 1.5MW and a single axis solar tracker which generates 25% more energy from the solar farm than…

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