Sustainable Development Goals - Afe Babalola University

University and government on clean energy and energy-efficient technology policy development

In 2022, The Hydrogen Research Institute organized an International Conference on Clean Energy in Africa (ICCEA). It was held at Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Nigeria, with arrival from Sunday, September 25th to Tuesday, September 27th, 2022. The Conference aimed to address the pressing energy challenges with respect to energy efficiency, clean energy, and Green hydrogen in Ado-Ekiti Local Community, Ekiti State, Nigeria, and Africa, explore sustainable technological solutions in the field of clean energy, and provide a robust energy efficiency and clean energy policy framework for Ado – Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria, and Sub-Saharan Africa.

The event focused on three (3) subthemes: Hydrogen Energy, Green Hydrogen, and General Clean energy transition and policy. The Conference brought together top government functionaries at Local, State, and Federal, experts, researchers, clean energy policymakers, and stakeholders from across Nigeria, Africa, and around the world.


The Conference kick-started with a welcome Address by Dr. Boluwaji Jaiyesimi (LOC Chairman). After which, the Vice Chancellor of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti; in person of Prof. Elisabeta Smaranda Olarinde, FCArb, FCAI made the opening remarks. However, the remarks were made by the President of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in person of Engr. Funsho,  Mr Adebayo Adeniyi, Commissioner for Works and Power, and Eng Abiodun Abegunde, General Manager, Ekiti State Electricity Board.

Click here to read more about the Conference and some of the presentation from the conference.

in 2022, ABUAD’s OGEES Institute has continued to lead innovative research projects that inform and support government policies on clean energy and energy efficient technology development.
 The Institute publishes the Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy, the leading refereed journal in Nigeria that provides authoritative analysis on clean energy and sustainability policies.  The thematic focus of the journal span across broad areas of sustainable development law and policy ranging from the economic, social and environmental dimensions. As such papers that explore broad themes of sustainable development such as environment, natural resources, green economy, international trade, banking, taxation, public policy, public-private partnerships, alternative dispute resolutions, peace, and conflict studies are normally given top consideration.
 In addition, the University organizes workshops, seminars and events that inform and support government policies on clean energy and energy-efficient technology development.


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