Nigerian Energy Crisis: Exploring Renewable Energy Solutions in the New Decade

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    Ogunleye, Adeyinka [Author]

    Publisher Academia Letters
    Year of publication 2021 July

    Medium Digital

    Climate, environment and development > Renewable energy policy and economics


    Renewable energy

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    Blessed with an abundance of energy resources - renewable and non-renewable - which can potentially meet the energy demands of its growing economy, and realize its ambitions of a full, national scale electrification grid, Nigeria currently sits among the lowest electricity consumers per capita in Africa which is quite contrasting considering it’s over 200 million-man population. With demand grossly exceeding supply, erratic power supply which sees some regions of the country experience a maximum of 4 hours of supply daily with interruption periods in between spanning days and even weeks without prior notice (Aliyu et. al, 2013).

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