Exploring Alternative Energy Solutions

By This Daily Live:

As the Federal Government intensifies efforts to address the problem of inadequate gas supply to fire the thermal power plants, Ejiofor Alike examines the relevance of alternative energy sources developed by Schneider Electric as immediate solutions to the current energy crisis

The shortfall in gas supply to power stations in the country, which has led to the epileptic power situation in recent months, no doubt, prompted the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke to declare a 12-month emergency plan. The minister said the new measure would swiftly proffer solutions to existing gaps in the supply of gas to the thermal power plants across the country.

She acknowledged the expectations of increased demand for gas by power plants under the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPP). THISDAY gathered that apart from the 250 megawatt Gbarain Ubie Power Station in Bayelsa State, where gas supply will not be an issue, courtesy of Shell Petroleum Development Company, operations of newly-completed NIPP plants will be hampered by inadequate gas supply… Read more


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