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Privatising mini hydro dams critical in addressing agriculture, power needs – Minister

Suleiman Adamu

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says privatising mini hydro dams is critical in addressing agriculture and power generation needs of the country. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu Suleiman spoke when he appeared on the Forum of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. According to him, it can improve rural economy by serving as an ...

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Partnership seeks to generate power from cassava waste


Challenges associated with electricity generation in sub-Saharan Africa may soon be a thing of the past following the formation of a consortium that will use thermal technology to generate power from agricultural waste. Freshly harvested cassava tubers. Photo credit: thisdayonline The consortium, which appears to have perfected use of agriculture waste such as cassava peel to generate electricity, is led ...

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Ogun, ECN, UNIDO to generate power from sawdust


The Ogun State Government has begun plans to generate electricity from saw dust. Officials say the development is part of government’s contribution towards increasing power output in the country. Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal, revealed this during an inspection visit to sawmill sites in Ijebu-Igbo, Ijebu-North Local Government Area of the state. Chief Lawal, in a statement signed by ...

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Nigeria targets 10% rise in renewable power generation by 2020


A fresh initiative that incorporates low carbon systems in power generation and supply is expected to increase the production of renewable energy in Nigeria by up to 10 percent in 2020. Titled: Promoting Low Carbon Energy Solutions in Nigeria Energy/Power Supply”, the project is being promoted by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Power ...

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