Enhancing Solar Power for Sustainable Energy Development in Nigeria

Obed John Dagwa
Volume 1: Issue 1, Oct 2020, pp 32-37

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Obed John Dagwa1 
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1Department of Research and Communication, Northeast Development Commission, Nigeria

Technical Article -- Peer Reviewed
Published online – 26 Oct 2020

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Cite this article – Obed John Dagwa, “Enhancing Solar Power for Sustainable Energy Development in Nigeria”, Journal of Thermal and Fluid Science, RAME Publishers, vol. 1, issue 1, pp.32-37 , Oct 2020.

This paper explores the solar power enhancement for a sustained energy in Nigeria, the vast problems that limit the enhancement of solar power and the solution to help Nigeria embrace this great development. Papers being published indicate that Nigeria receives very high abundant rays of sunlight. The research explores that Nigeria about 1500PJ from solar and could be available to Nigeria annually from solar energy if solar appliances with 5% conversion were used over only one percent of the Total land areas of the country for about 6 months of a year. As a result of the high fuel consumption that Nigeria has adopted for energy, it would be a giant stride if the country adopts the solar power approach. Nigeria and the world at large need to reposition their policies on power to meet with the global evolutionary process. It is clear that when using the photovoltaic (PV) device, it converts 40.8% of light that comes to it into electric energy. This paper explores a way forward where Nigeria and the globe can achieve this giant stride.
Index Terms:-
Enhancing, Solar, Power, Sustainable, Energy, Development.

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