Provide Your Own Reliable Alternative Energy.

Power cuts and outages are all too familiar to Nigerians and this seems to be one experience that will stay with us for a while. The 24-hour power supply may not be a feat we are going to achieve in the nearest future but we as individuals can generate our own supply by harnessing other […]Continue Reading...

PUBLISHERS NOTE

Hello everyone and happy new year. When we set out to build Spark as a service we believed in the need to be unique and the need to drive growth in our local spaces, those spaces had one key factor which is electricity and it represented the ambiance of light. Our dream and vision were […]Continue Reading...

Agriculture: The Future or Not?

We’re at a point where this question has to be asked and honestly thought through. Agriculture has -in the past, been shown to be a source of employment, raw materials, and many more to Nigeria and its economy. With the rise and fall of the crude oil in the past, it’s evident the country needs- […]Continue Reading...

Mitigating Climate Change in Agriculture

The issue of climate change remains a problem and a threat to the present state of Agriculture in Nigeria. Agriculture makes use of land, alongside other factors that are greatly affected by climate change. According to the United Nations framework convention on climate change (UNFCC ) they defined climate change as a change which is […]Continue Reading...

Why Women Should Invest In Agriculture

When talking about investments, the picture we have in mind sometimes does not include women, even though they invest. The need for investors in Agriculture has grown and continues to grow, which is why it is important that investors are not marginalized and women are accepted in the investors pools. As women, it is quite […]Continue Reading...

Four Trends to Look Out For in Agriculture

Agriculture is such an important sector in the economy and affects said economy all round. In order to grasp the importance and role Agriculture plays in the society, it is paramount to look out for trends taking place in this sector. The Agriculture being practiced today is very much different from that which was practiced […]Continue Reading...

3 things you must do to ensure long battery life

Solar batteries are an essential part of home solar PV systems. Without them, solar energy would be unsuitable for most applications as they would only produce power during sunlight. Batteries act as a buffer against the vicissitudes of weather conditions and connected load. How long your solar energy system can take you through the night […]Continue Reading...

Deep cycle battery production: Prospects for Nigeria

Batteries used in home energy storage typically are made with one of three chemical compositions: lead-acid, lithium-ion, and saltwater. In most cases, lithium-ion batteries are the best option for a solar panel system, though other battery types can be more affordable. Lead-acid Lead-acid batteries are a tested technology that has been used in off-grid energy […]Continue Reading...

Why you need batteries for your solar PV system

Solar PV systems work by converting photons from the sun to electrical energy. This is achieved by means of a solar panel placed on the roof of a house or on any other place where it is directly exposed to the sun. When photons from the sun strike the surface of these panels, energy is […]Continue Reading...

How to take care of your inverter

A solar inverter converts the variable direct current (DC) output of a photovoltaic (PV) solar panel into alternating 240V current (AC). This AC electricity then can be fed into your home to operate your appliances. It is one of the most important elements of the solar electric power system and thus, requires to be properly […]Continue Reading...