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Immense Energy Need Pushing Nigerian Solar Market Past Its Challenges

Immense Energy Need Pushing Nigerian Solar Market Past Its Challenges

Nigeria is not only the most populous country in Africa, home to 180 million people in 2015, but it has also overtaken South Africa as the largest economy in the region, with a GDP of $480 billion . It is also estimated that Nigeria’s population will add 80 million people and double its GDP output by


Global Trends In Renewable Energy Investment 2016

Renewable energy has been touted to replace the current  mode of electricity generation across the globe. This is so because of the advantage renewable energy offers when compared with the use of fossil fuels that have dominated  electricity generation. Furthermore, a major factor that has strengthened the growth of renewable energy has been the massive

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Sustainable Energy Development: The Key to a Stable Nigeria

Despite the presence of an abundance of natural resources that may be used to meet the energy needs of the country, the Nigerian Power Sector has to a large extent groped in darkness for a solution to address this challenge. In this article, a strong case is made for a decentralized power system and exploring


Research and Development Potentials in Biofuel Production in Nigeria

Nigeria’s natural resource wealth (including renewable energy potentials) has been well documented and acknowledged. However, the contribution of renewable energy sources to the total national energy supply and demand is currently very low or negligible. Presently a large percentage of Nigerians are not connected to the grid and therefore have no access to any form


Energy-Cost Analysis of Alternative Sources to Electricity in Nigeria

Renewable energy offers a lot of potential which could revolutionize the future of power generation in the country. Although, the potentials are indeed quite feasible, the question on the lips of most consumers have always centered on the issues of cost, availability, advantages and disadvantages amongst others. This article makes a comparative analysis on how


Prospects of Solar Power Generation in Diversifying Nigeria’s Energy Mix.

In the face of the current epileptic power supply and the attendant environmental hazards that arise from power generation through thermal means, which presently constitutes a large bulk of the country’s energy mix, renewable energy has been touted as the next probable option that could help solve the country’s present energy crises. However the question

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