Energy and sustainable development in Nigeria: the way forward

  title={Energy and sustainable development in Nigeria: the way forward},
  author={Sunday O. Oyedepo},
  journal={Energy, Sustainability and Society},
  • S. Oyedepo
  • Published 23 July 2012
  • Economics
  • Energy, Sustainability and Society
Access to clean modern energy services is an enormous challenge facing the African continent because energy is fundamental for socioeconomic development and poverty eradication. Today, 60% to 70% of the Nigerian population does not have access to electricity. There is no doubt that the present power crisis afflicting Nigeria will persist unless the government diversifies the energy sources in domestic, commercial, and industrial sectors and adopts new available technologies to reduce energy… 
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