Solar

Country Ready to Promote RE

February 28, 2003 [SolarAccess.com] Niger has great Renewable Energy potential, such as solar power, and a forum last week in Agadez, in the Sahel region, adopted a national strategy and plan of action to promote its use. The country now depends on outside sources for much of its power, with Nigeria providing three quarters of its electricity. The Government organized the event in partnership with UNDP and the UN Food and Agricultural Organization.