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Jul

FG reiterates commitment to 2030 renewable energy target

The Minister of State for Power, Mr Goddy Jedy-Agba, has reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to  the 2023 sustainable energy target.

Jedy-Agba gave the assurance at the 7th Nigeria Energy Forum (NEF) 2022 on Monday in Lagos.

The Minister had earlier said  the country had a sustainable electricity vision of achieving 30 GigaWatts (GW) by 2030 with 30 per cent in the renewable energy space.

Speaking on the theme “Energising Economic Growth and Sustainability.” the minister, represented by his Special Technical Assistant, Mr Gabriel Lorsase, said the ministry had ongoing renewal energy programmes and initiatives in place to achieve the target.

“We are in collaboration with German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) under the Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP) funded by the European Union conceived and developed the Nigeria renewable vision platform.

“This is to serve as a hub for data-driven electrification planning and implementation.

 

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