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VEHICLE ELECTRIFICATION: NADDC IN BEIJING ENGAGES RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTORAL EXPERTS TO SUPPORT ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN NIGERIA

Director General, Jelani Aliyu, has  led an NADDC delegation to the 10th COIFAIR, an international investment summit held in Beijing, China, to promote China/Africa investment and technological collaboration. The delegation met and discussed with Renewable Energy sectoral experts, including the China New Energy International Alliance, in strategic efforts towards the adoption, support and development of Vehicle Electrification in Nigeria.

The delegation also met with potential investors and technical partners for the NADDC’s planned three Automotive Industrial Parks, which are Nnewi, Kaduna, Oshogbo, of which the Nnewi project already has a Master Plan Design almost completed. Discussions involved talks with PowerChina, a multinational infrastructure development company as a potential investor in power generation for the projects.

China has taken the bull by the horn: Electric Vehicles are already a major part of their automotive sector, with over 580,000 sold so far. These renewable energy vehicles range from high end vehicles such as Tesla’s models S and X, to BYD models, and all the way to simple cost-effective utilitarian vehicles, in cities, small towns and farms

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