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Institute to boost biofuel research with 84 hectares Jathropa plantation

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The Nigeria Institute of Transport Technology (NITT), Zaria, says  it has acquired 84 hectares of land for Jathropa plantation to boost biofuel research. Jathropa plant Dr Bayero Farah, Director-General of the institute, made this known on Monday, January 18, 2021 in Zaria, Kaduna State, while briefing newsmen as part of activities to mark his one year in office. Jathropa is ...

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Bio-fuel from rice waste described as ‘untapped goldmine’

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The Agro-Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvements (APPEALS) project, a World Bank, Federal Government and Lagos State Government initiative, says production of bio-fuel from rice husk is an untapped goldmine. Rice Husk Mrs Oluranti Sageo-Oviebo, the State Project Coordinator, made this known on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 in Lagos. Sageo-Oviebo said that demonstration of the technology had become imperative owing ...

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Australia to invest $1 billion in clean energy

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The Australian Government is establishing a $1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund to support emerging technologies make the leap from demonstration to commercial deployment. This will drive innovation and create the jobs of the future, while delivering a financial benefit from the investment of public money. The $1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund will be jointly managed by the Clean ...

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Campaigners back solar, wind energy, knock biofuels

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The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has backed a move towards renewable energy sources such as solar and wind energy as a solution to addressing the energy crisis in the developing world. Dr Godwin Ojo, head of ERA/FoEN, who made the submission on Monday in Port Harcourt, River State, at the organisation’s 8th National Environment Congress, frowned ...

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