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Renewable Energy Potentials Across North Eastern Nigeria: A Review

Received: Jul. 11, 2023    Accepted: Aug. 01, 2023    Published: Aug. 09, 2023
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The increasing demand for energy has enhanced the usage and pursuit for whatsoever form of energy. Regrettably, some forms of energy have numerous negative impacts socially, economically and on our physical environment. In addition to that, Nigerian national grid could not provide enough power to the country. This necessitated the hunt for an energy source that is; environmentally friendly, economically viable and socially acceptable. Some of these renewable sources are practicable at individual stage while some require government intervention. North eastern Nigeria been one of the most populous geopolitical zones in Nigeria still believe and rely on hydroelectric power generated by government which is not sufficient. Others rely on petroleum generators which are not friendly (socially and environmentally) and are increasingly becoming costly. This paper highlights the renewable energy potentials of the region based on previous researches. The renewable energy sources reviewed are solar energy, Geothermal energy, Wind energy and Biomass. The advantages and potentials of these sources are discussed. This will help to awaken individuals to energy solutions that require no recurring cost and are environmentally friendly.

DOI 10.11648/j.ijrse.20231203.11
Published in International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy ( Volume 12, Issue 3, September 2023 )
Page(s) 29-34
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Keywords

Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Geothermal Energy, Biomass, Wind Energy, North Eastern Nigeria

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  • Department of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, Federal University of Kashere, Gombe, Nigeria

  • Department of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, Federal College of Education (Technical) Ekiadolor, Benin, Nigeria

  • Department of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, Federal University of Kashere, Gombe, Nigeria

  • Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Bauchi State University Gadau, Bauchi, Nigeria

  • Department of Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Federal University of Kashere, Gombe, Nigeria

  • Department of Chemistry, School of Remedial and Continuing Education, A. D Rufa’i College of Education, Legal and General Studies Misau, Zaria, Nigeria

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