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Renewable energy scenarios for sustainable electricity supply in Nigeria. / Tambari, Ishaya Jonah Tegina; Dioha, Michael O.; Failler, Pierre.

In: Energy and Climate Change, Vol. 1, 100017, 01.12.2020.

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Tambari, Ishaya Jonah Tegina ; Dioha, Michael O. ; Failler, Pierre. / Renewable energy scenarios for sustainable electricity supply in Nigeria. In: Energy and Climate Change. 2020 ; Vol. 1.

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abstract = "An attempt has been made using a bottom-up model to examine business-as-usual and 100% renewable electricity generation scenarios for Nigeria. Results indicate that Nigeria can achieve 100% renewable electricity supply by 2050 with the deployment of a mix of renewable energy technologies, especially utility-scale solar PV and onshore wind turbines. CO2 emissions are expected to peak by 2030 and decline to zero in 2050. In terms of total system cost, a transition to 100% renewable electricity by 2050 is a cheaper option compared to the conventional pathway, and it could potentially create around 1.54 million jobs for Nigerians by 2050.",
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