On Nigeria’s first solar-powered electric vehicle

The Nigerian government through the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) on April 8, commissioned the first solar-powered Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station in Nigeria. It was commissioned at Usmanu Danfodiyo University in Sokoto (UDUS) as the station is a collaborative project between NADDC and UDUS.

It happened just a few months after the debut of the Hyundai KONA Electric, the country’s first locally built electric vehicle. But there are usually speculations that this could kill the oil economy and tone down gas and oil business despite the project being 100% renewable energy….

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