Siriusx Energy

Enhancing access to clean energy technologies in Africa.

About us

Who we are

Our company, which was incorporated in 2019, is a sustainable energy firm that specializes in solar and wind energy conversion and is made up of skilled and experienced individuals. We are exploiting an existing network of energy  generators in the Nigerian sector to bring an innovative solar wind hybrid system to the Nigerian renewable energy market and Sub-Saharan Africa at large. Our goal is to increase the availability of micro wind energy technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa. Our passion and professionalism have earned us the trust of Africa’s most prestigious Energy firms.

Vision

To enhance access to clean energy technologies in Africa.

Empowering Education through Innovation: Sirius-X Energy's Remarkable First Hybrid Installation

At Sirius-X Energy, we are fueled by a relentless passion for innovation and a deep commitment to creating a sustainable future. We are thrilled to share a remarkable milestone on our journey: the successful completion of our first Solar Wind Hybrid installation at Bayero University Kano, Nigeria.

Imagine a classroom where the energy of the sun meets the power of the wind, creating an environment where knowledge flows seamlessly, and sustainability takes center stage. Our Solar Wind Hybrid solution has transformed a final-year students’ classroom at Bayero University Kano into a beacon of inspiration and progress.

Behind this innovative feat lies meticulous planning and data-driven precision. Our project team meticulously analyzed ten years of wind data to optimize the placement of the wind turbine, harnessing the natural forces of the environment to maximize energy production. This synergy of technology and nature exemplifies our dedication to creating solutions that are not only groundbreaking but also harmonious with our planet.

This project stands as a testament to the transformative power of renewable energy and education. By combining sustainable energy sources, we are not only powering classrooms but also igniting minds. We are fostering a generation of future leaders who understand the importance of balancing progress with responsible stewardship of our planet.

As we celebrate this milestone, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to the Bayero University Kano community, our dedicated team, and the countless supporters who have been part of this incredible journey. Together, we are paving the way for a cleaner, more sustainable world.

This achievement is just the beginning. At Sirius-X Energy, we are committed to pushing the boundaries of innovation, exploring new frontiers, and creating solutions that will shape a brighter future for generations to come.

Join us as we continue to transform challenges into opportunities, and inspire change that reverberates far beyond the walls of a classroom.

 

Board Members

Alhassan Ahmadu Dantata, born 16th May 1957, is the grandson of Alhassan Dantata (1877 – 17 August 1956) the most prominent businessman in West Africa in his time. His source of great wealth came from the trade in commodities with the United Africa Company and later the Royal Niger Company. He dealt not only in groundnuts and kola nuts (the original ingredient for Coca-Cola) but also in cattle, cloths, beads, precious stones, grains, rope, and other things.

Alhassan Dantata died in 1956 and the shares in the business were subsequently distributed to the family. In 1958 Ahmadu Dantata became the Managing Director of Alhassan Dantata & Sons, with his brother Aminu, as the Deputy Managing Director. When Ahmadu died in 1960, Aminu Dantata became the head of the business.

Alhassan Ahmadu Dantata the son of Ahmadu Dantata, was then brought up by his uncle Aminu Dantata. He started business in May 1978 in Lagos with his cousin Usman Dantata & his nephew Aliko Dangote.

He is on the board of numerous companies in various capacities through his investment portfolio management company, Crescent House Limited, which is also the parent company of SIDIL GROUP. He is married with three children

Nurudeen Issa is a dynamic and passionate energy leader, climate activist, and Founder of Sirius-X Energy, a groundbreaking clean energy startup based in Nigeria. With a strong background in Mechanical Engineering and a specialization in Energy from Bayero University Kano, Nurudeen possesses a profound understanding of energy systems and a relentless drive to bring about positive change.

Driven by his vision to revolutionize access to clean energy technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa, Nurudeen established Sirius-X Energy. His relentless pursuit of a just and equitable energy transition has positioned him as a key influencer in the field.

Nurudeen’s expertise in energy innovation and climate-related activities has earned him prestigious accolades. Sirius-X Energy was honored with the Best Climate Mitigation Startup award by the Global Cleantech Innovation Program in collaboration with UNIDO. Additionally, Nurudeen led his team to secure the third-place position for the best clean energy business idea in Africa, recognized by the African Fellowship for Young Energy Leaders.

As a British Petroleum (BP) Net Zero Scholar, Nurudeen represented BP as their delegate in the impactful One Young World Summit. Addressing thousands of young individuals worldwide, he showcased his work and its role in advancing the global energy transition.

Henry Lamba is an exceptional mechanical engineer hailing from Northern Nigeria. With unwavering dedication, he has become a driving force in the fields of clean energy, sustainable development, and water research. As the Director and CTO of Sirius X Energy, Henry’s innovative mindset has led him to remarkable achievements in the realm of renewable energy. His expertise extends to designing and installing solar power systems, prototyping hybrid solar-wind turbine generators, and spearheading the construction of sustainable infrastructure.

Henry’s leadership shines through his roles as Engineering Director for The Energy Club and the Founder and CEO of Schrödinger Technologie Ltd where he use renewable Energy to provide clean and affordable drinking water facilities to households and individuals facing the global water crisis in subsaharan Africa. He inspires and empowers fellow children and youth With a thirst for knowledge of innovation and nation building, he continually expands his horizons through certifications and conference attendance. Fluent in multiple languages and skilled in diverse areas such as welding, fabrication, and innovation.

Henry is an invaluable asset to any organization. His resolute commitment to transforming the world through energy, climate, and water research is a testament to his remarkable character.