E3S Web Conf.
Volume 152, 20202019 International Conference on Power, Energy and Electrical Engineering (PEEE 2019)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Renewable Energy and Energy Engineering|
|Published online||14 February 2020|
Nigerian Oil Palm Industry as a Sustainable Renewable Energy Resource
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Covenant University, Ota, 112233, Nigeria.
2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Adeleke University, Ede, Nigeria.
3 Department of Chemical Engineering, Covenant University, Ota, 112233, Nigeria.
4 Department of Mechanical Engineering Science, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg 2006, South Africa.
5 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Walter Sisulu University, East London 5200, South Africa.
6 Department of Agric Economics and Extension, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria.
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nigeria had been standing aloof at exploring her bioresources as a means of combatting her energy cum economic challenges. After some critical examination, the authors showcased Nigerian Palm Industry as a viable biofuel source yet unexplored. Using a combination of some economic and vegetation facts and figures to comparatively analyse, Nigerian oil palm industry to validate the prospect of a sustainable commercial-scale biofuel production that can serve as both affordable alternative cleaner energy fuel for her populace and immense export revenue. The Nigerian government is encouraged to latch onto this bioresource prospect.
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