Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo has commended both local and international Renewable/Alternative Energy exhibitors at the on-going Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo 2014 in Abuja. Prof Nebo gave this commendation today while inspecting their renewable energy innovations and products.
One of the recipients of Minister’s commendation is IMEX Mineral Resources Products subsidiary of ETA ZUMA GROUP West Africa Ltd. They developed an innovative way of using raw coal stove for cooking at home.
This is raw coal moulded for cooking. It quite different from popular charcoal from timber said Mr Akinola Hambolu, Senior Marketing Officer, ETA ZUMA GROUP while Minister was speaking to him on his renewable products.
He described the raw coal stove as the best and clean alternative to the use of traditional firewood for cooking in order to discourage deforestation which has compounded the effects of climate change in Africa. He further demonstrated how the stove is being at home for cooking.