LCEDN VIDEO: The role of the private sector in developing capacity in Nigeria

By Tierney Smith 

The private sector will place a key role in developing renewable energy capacity in Nigeria, according to the country’s Energy Commission.

Speaking at the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network conference, Professor Eli Jidere Bala, director of Renewable Energy at the Commission told RTCC that the country holds huge potential for renewable energy.

However, he believes the country still has a long way to go to harness its potential power.

He said, the Energy Commission of Nigeria hopes to make investment in renewables more attractive to the private sector – both for on-grid and off-grid projects.

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