September 20, 2021

The Renewable Energy Law Review

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Nigeria is a major exporter of petroleum and has a vast deposit of natural gas, yet it suffers a perennial erratic power supply problem.2 Indeed, inefficient generation and distribution of power is a dominant factor hindering the ease of doing business in Nigeria.3 In this regard, Nigeria recognises the importance of a renewable and sustainable source of energy to resolve its power deficit. Moreover, generating power through renewable sources has been common practice in Nigeria, particularly hydropower.