Green Elec Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Marcel Hochet, has said that the Federal Government‘s 20,000 megawatts (Mw) of electricity target is too small for the country, The Nation reports.
He said the government should rather focus on achieving 40,000Mw to meet its energy need. Green Elec is a solar energy solution firm with offices in Nigeria and France. In an interview in Lagos, he urged the government to address the problems in the sector, especially as the population is growing faster than the available resources in Nigeria.
He said gas, hydro and renewable energy are the most feasible sources of power generation, asking the government to leverage them for growth. According to him, poor infrastructure had hindered past administrations’ plan to provide regular power supply. He added that the government should solve the problems in the sector to encourage growth.