August 20, 2018

FG to boost power generation with coal

FG to boost power generation with coal

Federal government, yesterday, said it was planning to generate more power from coal to end the perennial power outage in the country. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, disclosed this while flagging-off a 2-week Hands-On training for rural youths and women potters on design, fabrication and installation of locally-made metal and clay-based energy-efficient (Eco-Friendly) in Bwari area Council of the FCT.

The training was organised by the Energy Commission of Nigeria, ECN, and the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, in collaboration with the Social Development Secretariat, Federal Capital Territory Authority, FCTA. The minister said the time had come for ECN to ensure that Nigeria played its roles and utilised efficiently renewable energy, saying the contribution of renewable energy mix in the country must improve. Read more

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