2006 EPA M2M Grant: Pre-Feasibility Study on Electricity Generation Utilizing CMM from a Nigerian Coal Mine

Coal Mines
Geographical Focus
Description of Project
This project assists a Nigerian coal mine in preparing a pre-feasibility study to promote coal mine methane capture and use for electricity generation.  
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
Nigeria, United States
Instrumental Organizations
* U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
* Nigeria Coal Corporation
* Centre for People and Environment
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
Emissions reductions:
Results and Outcomes
This project generates a pre-feasibility study of coal mine methane for electricity generation in Nigeria, which is the first step in coal mine methane project development. 
Additional Documentation
Pre-Feasibility Study of Electricity Generation from Nigerian Coalmine Methane (PDF)
Coal_NI_Okpara_flyer.pdf (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Olubunmi

Last Name: Ogunsola

Organization Name: Centre for People and Environment

Email: president@temec5.com

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity: $80,000


Description of In-Kind Support:

Project's EPA contact:
Jayne Somers, U.S. EPA Coalbed Methane Outreach Program
Email: Somers.Jayne@epa.gov