Science Journal of Energy Engineering

Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2014

  • Wind Energy System and Efficient Deployment in Owerri via Distributed Generation Scheme

    Onyema Isdore Akwukwaegbu, Fabian Izundu Izuegbunam

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2014
    Pages: 18-24
    Received: 21 May 2014
    Accepted: 6 June 2014
    Published: 20 June 2014
    Abstract: Wind energy is one of the fastest growing technologies in the energy generation industry nowadays. The erratic and epileptic state of power supply in Nigeria resulting from insufficient generation to meet the load demands, and issues about global warming is of great concern to all. This has led to load shedding; blackout in some parts of the countr... Show More
  • An Assessment of the Small Hydro Potential of Opeki River, Southwestern Nigeria

    Dele Innocent Shobayo, Isaiah Adediji Adejumobi, Olufriopo Samson Awokola, Adio Taofiki Akinwale

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2014
    Pages: 25-31
    Received: 23 May 2014
    Accepted: 16 June 2014
    Published: 30 June 2014
    Abstract: Nigeria faces an acute shortage of electricity supply and large rural populations have no access to electricity. In this work, the small hydro potential of Opeki River in southwestern Nigeria was assessed. Mean daily flow records for seven years were used to establish a flow duration curve (FDC) for the river and a medium range of heads was evaluat... Show More