Renewable Energy to Generate 2, 000 Mega Watts of Electricity in 2020

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The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has stated that through regulation, the renewable energy would generate 2, 000mw of electricity in the year 2020
According to the statement from NERC Public Relations Affairs, “the law, Feed-in Tariff Regulations for Renewable Energy Sourced Electricity in Nigeria”, was approved at the last regulatory meeting of the Commission. It envisaged that the country would generate at least 1,000 megawatts from renewable energy sources by 2018.
The office explained that Renewable sources are electricity generated from biomass, small hydro, wind and solar energy sources.
According to the Public Relations Affairs, the chairman of NERC, Dr. Sam Amadi said: “With this regulation, we have been able to unlock further investment potentials in the country’s power sector. Its major objective is to diversify our sources of electricity and take advantage of our options.”

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