Renewable Energy Potentials: A Substitute for Fossil Fuels Utilization in Imo State, Nigeria


This paper discusses the renewable energy potential in Imo State. Despite the availability of these renewable energy resources, Imo State like any other state in Nigeria still depends solely on fossil fuel for their power generation. The extreme dependence on fossil fuels has generated serious negative consequences on the environment, climate and health. This Study highlights the benefits of renewable energy utilization as a substitute for fossil fuels if properly harnessed. It also pin-points the available renewable energy sources, biomass  as a means of combating environmental pollution , remedial inputs to harnessing renewable energy resources in Imo State.

Keywords: Biomass Energy, Imo State, Renewable Energy

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