The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) on Tuesday set the record of power age by utilizing natural waste to introduce 100KVA Refuse Drived Fuel (RDF) gasification plant for its Nsukka Campus.
Prof Benjamin Ozumba, UNN Vice-Chancellor, who communicated bliss over the undertaking amid its introduction, said the college would never again be a client to Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC).
He said the venture was first of its sort in Nigeria and portrayed it as another plume added to the top of the establishment.
"I am cheerful that the college under my supervision has seen advancements and change, as today another plume has been added to the top of my organization.
"This is the first of its sort in the nation, utilizing of waste to produce power.
"When a greater amount of the plants are delivered that will cover all aspects of the college, a huge number of naira will be spared each month, as UNN will longer pay month to month power bill to EEDC, " he said.
The VC likewise praised Prof Emenike Ejiogu-drove examine group that delivered the RDF gas plant.
Ejiogu from the Department of Electrical Engineering hailed Ozumba on his conviction of making record-breaking developments to change UNN.
"The 100 KVA RDF venture is planned and manufactured by research center of mechanical power gadgets and vitality framework under uncommon concede by Ozumba.
"The point is to empower UNN to produce its own power with natural waste that will fill in as fuel," he said.
The Japan-prepared designer said his exploration group was set to deliver 250KVA plants, which will supply the vitality need of the whole college and its environ.
"UNN control request currently is 3mgwats, so with twelve 250KVA of RDF plants, we will meet power supply need of the college," he said.
He said on demand, his exploration group was prepared to introduce the RDF plants to any individual, organization or office who required it.
"It is less expensive and can convey a larger number of burdens than sunlight based vitality establishment.
"With RDF plant in your home or office, it will convey your cool, profound coolers, squeezing iron and different things in your home, office or organization," he said.
Ejiogu recorded a portion of the natural waste that could be utilized as waste materials to control the plant to include: agrarian results, for example, corn husks, wood chips among others.
He said the plant would make work for some individuals through providing of waste to UNN or other individuals who might utilize the plant," he said.