By Nnaemeka Vincent Emodi
In this publication, a couple of long term power eventualities are built for Nigeria contemplating the impression of significant elements which could impression power guidelines within the country’s destiny power procedure. The power eventualities have been constructed in the course of the Long-Range strength possible choices making plans process (LEAP) version. The version pointed out the longer term power call for and provide development utilizing a least-cost mix of expertise strategies whereas proscribing the emission of greenhouse gases. The publication provides 4 situations, and key parameters thought of contain GDP, families, inhabitants, urbanization and the expansion charges of energy-intensive sectors. extra, it highlights the findings of the cost-benefit research, which demonstrate the prices of imposing chosen guidelines and techniques in Nigeria, together with these targeting strength potency and fuel/technology switching. The e-book additionally discusses the appliance of the LEAP-OSeMOSYS version on the way to establish lowest-cost strength crops for electrical energy iteration. a few sustainable techniques which could ascertain a low carbon improvement in Nigeria also are explored at the foundation of profitable nation instances on the subject of the Nigerian jump version. As such, the ebook can help coverage makers devise strength and sustainable suggestions to accomplish low carbon improvement in Nigeria.
Read Online or Download Energy Policies for Sustainable Development Strategies: The Case of Nigeria PDF
Similar oil & energy books
Reflecting its reliance on fossil fuels, the electrical strength produces nearly all of the world's greenhouse gasoline emissions. the necessity for a revolution within the turns into extra obvious provided that 'decarbonization' capacity an expanding electrification of different sectors of the economic system? specifically, via a swap from fuel to electrical cars.
This publication specializes in Renewable power (RE) governance - the associations, plans, rules and stakeholders which are all for RE implementation - and the complexities and demanding situations linked to this a lot mentioned strength sector. while RE applied sciences have complex and develop into more affordable, governance schemes not often aid these applied sciences in a good and low-priced method.
Environmental asset sessions aren't a wish for the next day yet a fact this present day. This new asset type grants to develop dramatically within the twenty first Century as monetary analysts, traders, and companies all over the world attempt to locate how you can revenue or decrease expenses whereas selling environmental social advantages.
A brand new e-book from the IEA featuring complete international power records, formerly offered in power records of OECD nations and effort data of Non-OECD nations, global strength information comprises specific facts on all strength resources – coal, fuel, oil, electrical energy, renewables and waste.
- Venezuela (Modern World Nations)
- Social Conflict, Economic Development and Extractive Industry: Evidence from South America
- Alternative Energy (Historical Guides to Controversial Issues in America)
- Network Industries and Social Welfare: The Experiment that Reshuffled European Utilities
Additional info for Energy Policies for Sustainable Development Strategies: The Case of Nigeria
15) and generates 81 % of the total electricity supply in Nigeria. 15 Electricity production by fuel type (%). Source Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) (2010) Based on the current amount of gas remaining in the natural gas reserves, it is expected that they will last for about 88 years (Kennedy-Darling et al. 2008). In order to improve natural gas activities, in 1988, through the NNPC, the government created a subsidiary and strategic business unit called the Nigerian Gas Company (NGC). This company is responsible for the development of policies 24 2 The Energy Sector in Nigeria for the transmission, distribution, marketing, and pricing of natural gas and all its derivatives to the market within Nigeria and West Africa (NPC 2009).
11 Crude oil and condensate exports in Nigeria in (2012) (EIA 2015b) adversely affected. 21 High oil prices induced companies in Canada and the United States (US) to start drilling for new hard to extract crude in North Dakota’s shale formations and Alberta’s oil sands. This has resulted in a “Price-War” between OPEC and the US (VOX 2015). 11) in 2012, ceased importing oil at the end of 2014. Other countries have also reduced their oil imports from Nigeria, including the countries of the European Union.
One of the IOCs (Shell) shut down their plants in order to repair damage to pipelines connected to the Soku plant. This damage was the result of pipeline vandalisation performed by local groups that were siphoning condensate. After five months, the plants re-opened but closed again in 2009 because of operational problems. The Soku plant provides a substantial amount of gas to the NGC’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility and, because of the supply disruption, a decline in gas production occurred (The Encyclopedia of Earth 2015).