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University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by Vctr: 4:21am On Mar 26, 2019
The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) on Tuesday set the record of electricity generation by using organic waste to install 100KVA Refuse Drived Fuel (RDF) gasification plant for its Nsukka Campus.

Prof Benjamin Ozumba, UNN Vice-Chancellor, who expressed happiness over the project during its inauguration, said the university would no longer be a customer to Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC).

He said the project was first of its kind in Nigeria and described it as another feather added to the cap of the institution.

“I am happy that the university under my watch has witnessed innovations and transformation, as today another feather has been added to the cap of my administration.

“This is the first of its kind in the country, using of waste to generate electricity.

“By the time more of the plants are produced that will cover every part of the university, millions of naira will be saved every month, as UNN will longer pay monthly electricity bill to EEDC, ” he said.

The VC also commended Prof Emenike Ejiogu-led research team that produced the RDF gas plant.

In his remark, Ejiogu from the Department of Electrical Engineering applauded Ozumba on his belief of making record-breaking innovations to transform UNN.

“The 100 KVA RDF project is designed and fabricated by laboratory of industrial power devices and energy system under the special grant by Ozumba.

“The aim is to enable UNN to generate its own electricity with organic waste that will serve as fuel,” he said.

The Japan-trained engineer said his research team was set to produce 250KVA plants, which will supply the energy need of the entire university and its environ.

“UNN power demand now is 3mgwats, so with twelve 250KVA of RDF plants, we will meet electricity supply need of the university,” he said.

He said on request, his research team was ready to install the RDF plants to any individual, company or office who needed it.

“It is cheaper and can carry more loads than solar energy installation.

“With RDF plant in your house or office, it will carry your air-condition, deep freezers, pressing iron and other things in your house, office or company,” he said.

Ejiogu listed some of the organic waste that could be used as waste materials to power the plant to include: agricultural byproducts such as corn husks, wood chips among others.

He said the plant would create employment for many people through supplying of waste to UNN or other people who would be using the plant,” he said.

Some UNN staff in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) described the innovation as one of the greatest legacies of Ozumba.

https://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2019/03/19/unn-sets-record-of-electricity-generation-with-organic-waste/

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by emilfischer(m): 7:33am On Mar 26, 2019
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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by christejames(m): 12:51pm On Mar 26, 2019
Naturally ahead, and always breaking grounds that's the hallmark of UNN; the trailblazer...

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by christejames(m): 12:58pm On Mar 26, 2019
Vctr:
The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) on Tuesday set the record of electricity generation by using organic waste to install 100KVA Refuse Drived Fuel (RDF) gasification plant for its Nsukka Campus.

Prof Benjamin Ozumba, UNN Vice-Chancellor, who expressed happiness over the project during its inauguration, said the university would no longer be a customer to Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC).

He said the project was first of its kind in Nigeria and described it as another feather added to the cap of the institution.

“I am happy that the university under my watch has witnessed innovations and transformation, as today another feather has been added to the cap of my administration.

“This is the first of its kind in the country, using of waste to generate electricity.

“By the time more of the plants are produced that will cover every part of the university, millions of naira will be saved every month, as UNN will longer pay monthly electricity bill to EEDC, ” he said.

The VC also commended Prof Emenike Ejiogu-led research team that produced the RDF gas plant.

In his remark, Ejiogu from the Department of Electrical Engineering applauded Ozumba on his belief of making record-breaking innovations to transform UNN.

“The 100 KVA RDF project is designed and fabricated by laboratory of industrial power devices and energy system under the special grant by Ozumba.

“The aim is to enable UNN to generate its own electricity with organic waste that will serve as fuel,” he said.

The Japan-trained engineer said his research team was set to produce 250KVA plants, which will supply the energy need of the entire university and its environ.

“UNN power demand now is 3mgwats, so with twelve 250KVA of RDF plants, we will meet electricity supply need of the university,” he said.

He said on request, his research team was ready to install the RDF plants to any individual, company or office who needed it.

“It is cheaper and can carry more loads than solar energy installation.

“With RDF plant in your house or office, it will carry your air-condition, deep freezers, pressing iron and other things in your house, office or company,” he said.

Ejiogu listed some of the organic waste that could be used as waste materials to power the plant to include: agricultural byproducts such as corn husks, wood chips among others.

He said the plant would create employment for many people through supplying of waste to UNN or other people who would be using the plant,” he said.

Some UNN staff in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) described the innovation as one of the greatest legacies of Ozumba.

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by MANNABBQGRILLS: 3:21pm On Mar 26, 2019
The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) on Tuesday set the record of electricity generation by using organic waste to install 100KVA Refuse Drived Fuel (RDF) gasification plant for its Nsukka Campus.
This is a Very Good development.
We want more POSITIVE vibes like this from our citadel of learning nationwide.
Kudos guys.

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by Richdad50(m): 3:21pm On Mar 26, 2019
I have studied Renewable Energy for my years, its benefit and tremendous impact on the climate. However, i will advice Africa and Nigeria in particular never to adopt Renewable Energy in its totality. See, It will slow down our industrialization and impede our growth. The West and China grew their economy on Fossil Fuel. Africa should be allowed to grow.

We can maximize our Fossil energy while introducing R.E in parts and phases over decades. If we toll the part of the larger Europe and Liberal America with the hoax of climate change, we will be doomed economically and industrially.

Richdad

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by eben1marketer: 3:22pm On Mar 26, 2019
Good development

Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by Bills2307(m): 3:23pm On Mar 26, 2019
Cool. That was my project then in 2015-16 in the same school. Microbial fuel cell using Cow dungs and human feaces (small scale)

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by Unlimitk(m): 3:24pm On Mar 26, 2019
Pictures or....

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by chibike69: 3:24pm On Mar 26, 2019
grin


UNN is the best uni in Nigeria



Na we get am.

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by 9jaRealist: 3:24pm On Mar 26, 2019
Excellent!

Please extend it to Lagos, where we have so much of the required “raw materials”! cheesy

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by Nelly21: 3:25pm On Mar 26, 2019
My alma mater
My alma mater
Noble are thy looks and thy ideals

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by BlackfireX: 3:25pm On Mar 26, 2019
SE set the pace....


Others follow.

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by tstx(m): 3:25pm On Mar 26, 2019
Greatest of the greatest gbo gbo




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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by Pavore9: 3:25pm On Mar 26, 2019
At least organic wastes is in abundance.

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by ssogundele(m): 3:25pm On Mar 26, 2019
No pictures to complement the story? Ok o. 100kva kwa? Ok o

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by MANNABBQGRILLS: 3:25pm On Mar 26, 2019
christejames:
Naturally ahead, and always breaking grounds that's the hallmark of UNN; the trailblazer...
Here we go again...........

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by prince3009(m): 3:26pm On Mar 26, 2019
UNN

cool
Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by Eberex(m): 3:26pm On Mar 26, 2019
GREAT LIONS AND LIONESSES!!!

if you know you know

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by Pavore9: 3:26pm On Mar 26, 2019
9jaRealist:
Excellent!

Please extend it to Lagos, where we have so much of the required “raw materials”! cheesy

Ketu/Mile 12 markets will be a good location to site the project.

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by Nobody: 3:27pm On Mar 26, 2019
Students urgently need accommodation and healthy environment to study in UNN

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by newproject(m): 3:27pm On Mar 26, 2019
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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by Eprolist: 3:28pm On Mar 26, 2019
Kool
My school
Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by Ayoswit(f): 3:29pm On Mar 26, 2019
Great
Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by Homeboiy: 3:29pm On Mar 26, 2019
Hmm. And the only thing uniben know na to dey do anybow

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by Nobody: 3:29pm On Mar 26, 2019
Even Nigerian Universities don't know the difference between renewable & non-renewable. That is non-renewable, after use what next?

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Re: University Of Nigeria Becomes First University To Adopt Renewable Energy by oge4real(f): 3:29pm On Mar 26, 2019
The Lions are roaring.

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