Energy efficiency- A tool for energy security

Energy efficiency is a commonly used term that describes the efficiency of energy. Something is said to be efficient if it produces maximum output with little or no wastage. Efficiency is a master saver: the adoption saves time and resources. Energy efficiency can be understood with this example of the LED bulb and the incandescent […]

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Is Electricity a Social Amenity?

World Bank, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) estimated the electricity access rate in Nigeria to be at 56.5% in 2018. If we assume a population of 200 million in Nigeria, it implies that about 87 million Nigerians do not have access to the basic infrastructure that provides electricity. This includes the transmission and/or distribution network […]

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The future of fossil fuels in a carbon-constrained world

Since the industrial revolution, the impact of fossil fuels has not been meager in the growth of nations and the economy. In fact, the growth of any economy cannot be said to have been looked properly into without looking to their energy consumption which before the advent of renewables has been solely fossils (oil, gas, […]

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Nuclear power role (if any) with regards to energy generation and climate change

In the year 2015, the Paris Agreement came into place with the majority of member parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) giving consent to submitting their determined decision to reduce carbon emission in the form of nationally determined contributions (NDCs). This step was in a proactive response to the looming […]

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The Green culture; An escape from environmental crises

Yes! We should go green. You might be wondering what “going green” means. It is adopting and implementing practices that would result in zero adverse effect on the environment and hence, engendering sustainable environ for us and the future generation. The going green culture is a conscious effort towards the practice of these environmentally friendly […]

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