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Light Up Nigeria Programme


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As A Result Of The Successful Third Edition Of One Of Africa’s Biggest Energy Forum; Nigeria Alternative Energy Exhibition (NAEE 2013) The Access-To-Power Rural Electrification Implementation Road Map Has Been Launched by the Nigerian Ministry of Power

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Light Up Nigeria Programme

  2. 2.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Mission Ø  Set up an Organizing Committee to oversee the Light-up Nigeria Program and in collaboration with private partners, extend electricity to the rural areas and Light-up Rural Nigeria by means of Alternative Energy: Solar, Wind, Hydros, Biomass, etc., to satisfy the basic need of rural dwellers and reap the benefits of electricity in the socio-economic development of Nigeria Ø  Install non-grid decentralized mini solar or wind power generation plants to provide energy efficient lighting and power needs of few hundred kilowatts(less than 1MW) to light up pilot homes/streets of communities in select LGAs of the Federation in the short term (6 months) with a goal of lighting up most communities in 232 LGAs, about 30% of the 774 LGAs, by December of 2014, depending on the availability of funding. 2
  3. 3.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Mission Cont. Ø  Provide improved/less expensive lighting for rural dwellers using Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) energy efficient lighting systems Ø  Provide strong science and engineering capability to the Power Generation market in Nigeria Ø  Market Light-up Nigeria Program to attract foreign investors and gain market share in the global power sector Ø  Help foster clean energy job creation 3
  4. 4.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Why Light up Rural Nigeria by means of Alternative Energy And Consider Renewable Energy As A Supplement To Power Generation In Nigeria? 1) Complements President’s Power Sector Reforms 2) In line with Global Drive for Renewable Energy/ Green Technology 3) Major Energy Companies Worldwide Are Adopting Solar or Wind Power Generation As Alternative Energy Technology 4
  5. 5.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Complements President’s Power Sector Reforms: Ø  Though electricity is a necessity for rural dwellers, it is almost impossible to extend the grid to all rural areas of the nation. This leaves a majority of Nigerians who live in the rural areas without access to electricity Ø  Providing access to electricity through alternative energy means is a technology of necessity for Nigeria Ø  Fortunately, Nigeria is endowed with abundant natural resources, like the sun, wind, hydros, etc. Ø  As an alternative energy, solar and wind power generation will be a practical alternative to supplementing electricity supply in Nigeria “” 5
  6. 6.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Complements President’s Power Sector Reforms (cont.): Renewable Energy Potentials in Nigeria *1 Resource   Capacity   Remark   Large  Hydropower   11,500  MW   Only  1972  MW  exploited   Small  Hydropower   3,500  MW   Only  about  64.2  MW   exploited   Solar   3.5  –  7.0  kW/m2/day   Refer  to  solar  radiaXon  map   Sunshine  Hours   (4  –  7.5)  Hours/day   Wind   2  –  4  m/s  @  10  m   height  mainland   Electronic  Wind  InformaXon   (WIS)  disk  available   Biomass   Fuelwood   11  million  hectares  of  forest   and  woodland   Animal  Waste   245  million  assorted  in  2001   Energy  Crops  and   Agric  Residue   72  million  hectares  of  Agric   land   “” 6 *1. A.S. Sambo, “Renewable Energy Development in Nigeria”, World Future Council/Strategy Workshop on Renewable Energy, Accra Ghana, 21 -24 June, 2010
  7. 7.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Complements President’s Power Sector Reforms (cont.): “” 7
  8. 8.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Complements President’s Power Sector Reforms (cont.): Comparison of Solar Irradiance in Nigeria with Select Countries: City/Country   Abuja/Nigeria   Berlin/Germany   Taipei/Taiwan   Los  Angeles/USA   Valencia/Spain   Napoli/Italy   Solar  Irradiance   kWh/m2/Day   4.7   2.8   3.9   5.0   4.4   4.2   kWh/m2/Yr   1720   1030   1419   1825   1616   1527   “” 8
  9. 9.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Complements President’s Power Sector Reforms (cont.): Comparison of annual solar irradiance, external temperature and wind speed for Abuja, Nigeria: Abuja is representative of northern Nigeria with abundance of sunshine and appreciable wind speed. Average inland wind speed in Nigeria varies from 1.5 m/s to about 3 m/s Offshore speeds are greater than 7 m/s “” 9
  10. 10.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Complements President’s Power Sector Reforms (cont.): Ø  Solar   and/or   wind   powered   electricity   will   be   cost-­‐effecRve   in   areas   where   electricity   can   not   be   supplied,   especially   in   the   rural,   riverine   and  areas  remote  to  current  grid/energy  sources  such  as  water  falls     Ø    Electrifying   Nigeria   will   be   a   source   of   economic   and   social   development   in   Nigeria   that   will   improve   ciRzens   quality   of   life,   and   bring  about  developments  akin  to  telecommunicaRons     Ø It   will   curb   urban   migraRon,   create   full   employment   opportuniRes   and   reduce   crime,   which   will   translate   into   providing   a   conducive   poliRcal  environment  in  our  naRon’s  polity   “” 10
  11. 11.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Complements President’s Power Sector Reforms (cont.): Ø It will spur SMEs that use electricity for longer hours of operation/productivity, increase agriculture productivity - modern machinery/farming methods that use electricity, increase rural dwellers’ income/productivity, improve access to information by rural dwellers: TVs, Cell phones, internets, etc., improve educational achievements/enlightenment , promote extended learning hours and improve household activities and social gathering/interactions after dark Ø Electricity generation by alternative/renewable energy reduces environmental pollution, and fits into European Union (EU) member states framework for co-operation with Nigeria Ø It is in-line with Nigerian Economic and Power Sector Reform Program (EPSERP) “” 11
  12. 12.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Complements President’s Power Sector Reforms (cont.): Ø It   provides   an   opportunity   for   technology   transfer   from   foreign   companies   that   would   collaborate   with   FMoP   on   the   Light   up   Nigeria  program     Ø Expanding   access   to   electricity   to   the   remote   and   rural   areas   of   Nigeria  is  essenRal  in  fulfilling  the  Millennium  Development  Goals     Ø    Establishment   of   the   “Light   Up   Nigeria”   Program,   will   promote   world-­‐class  researches  in  universiRes,  and  create  opportuniRes  for   researches   in   all   renewable   energies   like   biomass,   wind   and   hydrogen  fuel,  etc.       “” 12
  13. 13.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Global Drive for Renewable Energy/ Green Technology: Ø  Governments worldwide implementing legislations to encourage alternative energy production:- Governments across the globe are drivers for the Solar and Wind Industries Ø  Goal of Europe/United States is to reduce oil consumption by more than 50% in the next 10 years Ø  When this happens, our limited oil and natural gas will be less desirable Ø  From 2010, European Union has made known its desires to get 22% of its energy from clean sources Ø  China's Renewable Energy Law aims at raising the total percentage of renewable energy to 10% by 2020 Ø  In the United States, $18B of 2008 Federal Tax Incentive and $60B 2009 Stimuli for clean energy economy Ø Create Clean Energy Economy and Jobs 13
  14. 14.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Global Drive for Renewable Energy/ Green Technology (cont.): Ø The Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Ø  In the State of California, currently, 20% electricity drawn from clean sources by the end of 2010, 33% (subject to legislative approval) expected by 2020 and 75% by 2050 Ø  United States complies with Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006; AB32 Ø  United States legislation in most states, requires utilities to: Ø  Develop Renewable Energy Projects Ø  Own and operate Solar power generating facilities “” 14
  15. 15.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Major Energy Companies Worldwide Adopting Solar Power Generation As Alternative Energy Technology Ø  Edison International’s Southern California Edison (SCE) has Solar Power Generating Programs: Ø  California’s Public Utility Commission’s (PUC) authorization, 5 years program, 500 megawatts Ø  Solar Rooftop Photovoltaic Project, Chino (1MW) Ø  Desert Sunlight Project (250 MW) Ø  Stateline Project (300MW) Ø  San Joaquin Valley/ Porterville Project (6.7MW) Ø  Future Projects Ø  SCE’s 25 year commitment to renewable energy 15
  16. 16.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA LIGHT UP NIGERIA: Access-to-power Rural Electrification Renewable Energy/ Green Technology Implementation Road Map Ø  LIGHT UP NIGERIA Renewable Power/Electricity Generation Ø  An establishment to enhance and leap frog, power and electricity projects across the nation 16
  17. 17.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA LIGHT UP NIGERIA STRATEGY: Ø  Establish LIGHT UP NIGERIA Program and identify pilot target   communities, within about 30% of the 774 LGAs (232 LGAs), currently assumed to have no access to grid-connected electricity, to directly apply micro-off grid solar or wind powered electricity generation to light up homes/streets of communities Ø  For each targeted community, set up a local organizing committee comprising of the LGA Chairman, local councilor, Chief, and two members chosen from the community of interest by the locals Ø  Plan modifications and deliverable power products; energy efficient lighting systems to light up homes, streets, and community centers in remote communities with no access to power resources Ø  For each targeted community, provide solar or wind powered energy efficient lighting systems to the consumer needs, accompanied by functional specifications and approximate cost per kilowatt of solar power 17 provided
  18. 18.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA LIGHT UP NIGERIA MARKET NEED AND MARKET SIZE: Ø  Light up Nigeria program can address a large potential power/electricity market need of tens of trillion Naira in Nigeria Ø  It can be an attractive investment to foreign investors – governments, institutions, system integrators, and companies with large-scale rapid and stable power requirements Ø  Potential sales revenue from the establishment of the program can reach more than 200 billion Naira within three years of its establishment Ø  Feasibility of the program can be fully and rapidly demonstrated, given the abundance of sun or reasonable wind speed in Nigeria, and availability of commercial-Off-the-shelf (COTS) LED energy efficient lighting systems, the commercial provision of solar or wind powered lighting systems can commence immediately, within a 18 month of its establishment
  19. 19.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA CAPITALIZATION STRATEGY: Ø  Capitalization invested in the Light-up Nigeria program will be utilized to: Ø  Establish the Light-up Nigeria program in 232 (about 30% of 774) LGAs assumed to have no grid connections Ø  Award contracts to Private Partners to Light-up Nigeria Ø  Monitor Light-up Projects, Facilities and Equipment Ø  Acquire Personnel in each of the selected LGAs Ø  Assist in training locals in the design, development, optimization and integration of wind turbines or solar arrays for targeted communities Ø  operate the day-to-day running of the entire Light-up Nigeria Program 19
  20. 20.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA Ø  Ø  Ø  Ø  CONCLUSION: With global rush to reduce oil consumption worldwide, establishment of the Light-up Nigeria Program is a step in the right direction It will offer an enormous potential for future exportation of electricity from alternative/renewable energy to other neighboring African countries Lighting up the rural areas of Nigeria will be of immense benefit to the country, socially, economically and politically LIGHT-UP NIGERIA Program will impact the nation’s power supply bottom line 20
  21. 21.    LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA OUR FUTURE HAS PAID US A VISIT: LIGHT UP NIGERA IS OUR FUTURE! Come,  Partner  with  us!     Donate  to  Project  “LIGHT  UP  NIGERIA”!   Organizing  Commi`ee   Prof.  Chinedu  Nebo,  OON,  NPOM,  Honourable  Minister  of  Power  (HMP)          Chairman     H.E.  Amb.  Dr.  Godknows  Igali,  Permanent  Secretary,  FMoP      Vice  Chair   Engr.  Sanusi  Garba,  Director  of  Power,  FMoP,          Member   Dr.  Albert  O.  Okorogu,  Snr.  Special  Assist.,  Access-­‐to-­‐power  to  the  HMP      Project  Coordinator   Engr.  A.  Adebisi,  Director,  Electrical  Inspectorate  Services,  FMoP    Member     Bar.  Sybil  Williamson  Energy  Worldwide  Resources              Fundraising  Consultant   21