How a production subsidy can boost Nigeria's renewable energy sector, growth and employment

Despite Nigeria’s status as a major global energy producer, access to electricity is severely limited and much of the country’s population is energy poor. The government has set ambitious targets to mitigate the consequences of CO2 emissions, reduce energy poverty, and develop renewable energy sources. A team of local PEP researchers found that a 20% production subsidy for Nigeria’s renewable energy sector would help achieve the government’s goals while also supporting growth and employment.
Find out more about the research methods, findings and policy recommendations in the following PEP publications:

Country: 
Nigeria
Project code: 
20261

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