Nigeria launches Integrated Energy Planning Tool

By Wallace Mawire

Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, Vice President of Nigeria

  The Federal  Government of Nigeria in collaboration with the Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) have launched Nigeria’s  Integrated Energy Planning Tool.

  According to the partners in the initiative, the new data-driven interactive tool will play a vital role in helping Nigeria achieve its shared energy access by 2030 alongside energy transition Net Zero goals by 2060.

It is reported that the energy planning tool is powered by extensive geospatial modeling and layers of data, and for the first time covers  electrification,clean cooking and productive use.

It is also added that the interactive platform will provide actionable intelligence for the government of Nigeria  and private sector stakeholders to deliver the least-cost access to electricity and clean cooking in the country.

The tool was developed by the Federal Government of Nigeria in collaboration with Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) with support from  the Rockefeller Foundation.

The Launch event  hosted  HE  Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, Vice President of Nigeria who was joined by Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All and Co-Chair of UN-Energy, Riccardo Puliti, Vice President for Infrastructure at World Bank, Dr. Rajiv Shah, President of the Rockefeller Foundation as well as other High-level speakers and innovators.

 

 

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