A new platform that could help Nigeria nurture and attain her plans to have almost 40 per cent of her national electricity generation come from renewable energy has announced it will formally kick off operation from November 24, 2016 when it will be inaugurated in Lagos.
The platform – the Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN) said in a notice of its imminent launch that it will leverage on the competences and capacities of its local and international network of promoters in the renewable energy space to promote strategies that could help Nigeria achieve its 2030 national target for renewable energy contribution to her energy mix.
Its interim executive secretary, Segun Adaju signed off the notice of its launch where it is expected to equally unveil its operational strategies. The notice also indicated that REAN has a fine mix of partners and promoters that could be working with it on its goals.
“This Association is a platform for Renewable Energy (RE) practitioners, project developers and promoters to contribute towards the development of favourable policies for the sector through sector advocacy.”
“Our vision is to promote strategies that will improve the contribution of renewable energy up to forty percent (40%) of the National Energy Mix by 2030”.
“As a young association, we are proud of and encouraged by the support of our members and local and international agencies and NGOs like Power For All, Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Global Off Grid Lighting Association, National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria, Heinrich Boll Foundation etc.,” said the notice which OGN got.