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Promotion of renewable energy supply in Nigeria

Abstract

The paper discusses the utilization of the various non-renewable energy resources and the associated environmental problems deriving from the different stages and uses of these resources. Some of the most important of these problems are loss of vegetation and environmental pollution. The need for a conscious shift to the exploitation of renewable energy sources are highlighted and a presentation of renewable energy resources of Nigeria is made. A review of national efforts in the development and utilization of renewable energy sources in Nigeria and the achievements so far are presented.
Authors:
Ekechukwu, O V [1] 
  1. National Centre for Energy Research and Development, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (Nigeria)
Publication Date:
Jul 01, 1999
Product Type:
Conference
Report Number:
INIS-NG-0017
Reference Number:
EDB-00:099755
Resource Relation:
Conference: National seminar on sustainable energy development and the Nigerian environment: the challenges of the next millennium, Lagos (Nigeria), 3-4 Aug 1999; Other Information: Refs, tabs; PBD: 1999
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; BIOMASS; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES; SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION; SOLAR RADIATION
OSTI ID:
20002937
Research Organizations:
Federal Ministry of Environment (Nigeria)
Country of Origin:
Nigeria
Language:
English
Other Identifying Numbers:
TRN: NG9900025052324
Availability:
Available from INIS in electronic form; ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE FOUNDATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION IN NIGERIA
Submitting Site:
INIS
Size:
31 pages
Announcement Date:

Citation Formats

Ekechukwu, O V. Promotion of renewable energy supply in Nigeria. Nigeria: N. p., 1999. Web.
Ekechukwu, O V. Promotion of renewable energy supply in Nigeria. Nigeria.
Ekechukwu, O V. 1999. "Promotion of renewable energy supply in Nigeria." Nigeria.
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abstractNote = {The paper discusses the utilization of the various non-renewable energy resources and the associated environmental problems deriving from the different stages and uses of these resources. Some of the most important of these problems are loss of vegetation and environmental pollution. The need for a conscious shift to the exploitation of renewable energy sources are highlighted and a presentation of renewable energy resources of Nigeria is made. A review of national efforts in the development and utilization of renewable energy sources in Nigeria and the achievements so far are presented.}
place = {Nigeria}
year = {1999}
month = {Jul}
}