FG Commends NNPC On Renewable Energy Initiative


The Federal Government has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC, for venturing into the development of renewable energy across the country.

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, gave the commendation during his visit to the NNPC’s pavilion at the Technology and Innovation Expo 2018 at the Eagles Square in Abuja.

Dr. Onu said the NNPC’s foray into renewable energy would help the country to maintain energy security, boost the national economy and position her for fuel export market.

Dr. Onu disclosed that his Ministry was interfacing with the corporation in converting flared gas into methanol, adding that methanol and ethanol production in the country would go a long way in making the country stable in energy supply.

The Minister thanked the NNPC, for participating in the expo and for the support it gave to the Ministry in hosting Technology and Innovation Expo, stressing that the participation of the corporation is very important to the entire expo.


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