Nigeria to assemble solar cars by 2020


The Sunlight Power Group Advancement Initiative (SECODI), on Tuesday, Oct 1, stated it is intensifying efforts to commence assembling solar cars by 2020.

The Main Govt Officer of the firm, Mr Moses Onaja, during an exhibition of solar products  in Ibadan, created this identified.

NAN reports that the exhibition was aimed at inspiring Nigerians to have obtain to renewable and clean power which is environmental welcoming.

“We want to endorse the use of renewable energy products in Nigeria to promote a clear and balanced surroundings.

“What we want to do now is to get started assembling  photo voltaic autos in Nigeria. Let it not just be in China.

“By the exclusive grace of God, we want to see how we can work with the governing administration to ensure that  we are hoping that in 2020 we ought to have the assembly stage here,” he mentioned.

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Onaja reported that the company  found that some  folks died from illnesses brought on by fossil fuel, including that it would want to carry options toward minimising fatalities from air pollution in Nigeria.

“For above six many years, we have been into photo voltaic research,  and these days, we have our photo voltaic vehicle. It is a product of an creativeness that has been translated into reality.

“This car can operate purely on photo voltaic battery, and you do not have the problem of month-to-month upkeep or any type of restore that you have to be undertaking on a regular basis since it has minimal movable pieces inside of,” he mentioned.

He described the manufacture of a solar car as a breakthrough, including that  it had no accident-inclined component.

Onaja mentioned that SECODI labored in partnership with some overseas corporations to convey the automobile into truth, saying that the car was developed in collaboration with numerous professionals.

He gave the assurance that the selling price of the auto would go down on graduation of assembling in the country.

“Even now, it is extremely reasonably priced in comparison to what you expect of a automobile that doesn’t operate on gas. It is truly incredibly affordable,” he claimed.

NAN reports that the party featured presentation of a photo voltaic car or truck to Mr Gbenga Akintoye, the Oyo Point out Coordinator of SECODI.

The occasion also showcased exhibition of  SECODI solar television sets and tricycles, between other  products making use of photo voltaic energy.



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