Think tank to identify green energy market challenges in Nigeria, others

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A team of Africa’s green energy experts would be hoping to within 18 months identify the key challenges that stand in the way of a practical green energy revolution in the economies of four African countries – Nigeria; Kenya; Rwanda; and Ethiopia, OGN reports.

Comprising of intellectuals in the diverse aspects of climate change; environment; and renewable energy, the team disclosed at their second brainstorming session in Abuja that they would within the 18-month long research, generate questions and answers that will address the energy and environmental needs of the four African countries.

Operating on the platform of the Governing Inclusive Green Growth in Africa (GIGGA) which is funded by the United Kingdom Research Council, the think-tank explained their mandate was specific on finding ways to boost the capacity of the four countries to produce more energy from renewable technology to support their economies.