International Journal of Modern Engineering Sciences
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Evaluation of Solar Energy Potentials in Minna, Niger State
Udom Paul Okon, Bobby Shekarau Luka and Joseph John Akpan
 PP. 1 - 12
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ABSTRACT: This research work presents the analysis of Solar Energy in Minna and feasible utilization for power generation. Daily sun duration and minimum and maximum temperature was taken for two months, solar radiation varies according to season of the year. The extraterrestrial and solar radiation were computed for month of July and August as Ra=8.133MJm-2day-1 and Rs=1.108MJm-2day-1 and Ra=9.256MJm-2day-1 , Rs=1.212mJm-2day-1 respectively. Considering present socio-economic environmental factors of conventional power generation, this study has shown a consistent and adequate solar radiation during seasons of intermittent solar radiation thus makes Minna a suitable location for adequate solar energy harvesting systems.

Creating a Standard Risk Assessment of Potential Combinations of Technical and Non-technical Issues Confronting the Multi-purpose Renewable Energy Platform in Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Joseph J. Akpan, Jude Simon, John F. Wansah, Paul O. Udom
 PP. 13 - 27
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ABSTRACT: In a multi-purpose offshore platform project, the design, installation, and operation can cause severe impacts on the safety of maritime activities and personnel within the marine environment. The unification of ocean renewable energy design, aquaculture, transport, leisure, and sea mining will be a more efficient and sustainable technology. This report examined the potential likelihood and consequences of numerous oceanic accidents and life-threatening risks that may arise because of this combination. This included an evaluation of the mix, identification of the challenges, and assessment of the risk that may be common to this multi-purpose innovative platform. A risk management framework, with a standard assessment methodology that includes risk identification, analysis, control, as well as risk mitigation, was created. The evaluation revealed an offshore multi-purpose platform to be characterized by complexity, uncertainty, and ambiguity. These can be managed through combined stakeholders and government.