UNDERSTANDING THE POTENTIAL OF BIOMASS AS AN ALTERNATIVE RENEWABLE ENERGY IN NIGERIA

P. O. Alao, F. Onaifo & A. O. Oyedeji

Abstract

Energy generation and distribution in Nigeria has been epileptic as only about 60% of the nation’s population have electricity. With the majority of the country’s electricity needs generated from gas power and hydropower plants, it is pertinent and of great importance for the country to look towards other alternative and renewable energy especially biomass in order to meet its electricity demands. This paper aims to show the possibilities available in biomass by collecting data of amount of waste collected daily and calculating the electricity generating capacity. Read full PDF

Keywords: Biomass, Renewable Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy Generation

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