African Centre Of Excellence in Future Energies and Electrochemical Systems (ACE FUELS)

Host University: Federal University of Technology, Owerri

Centre Leader: Prof Emeka E. Oguzie

Deputy Centre Leader: Prof. Mrs. Chinyere Ada Madu




The primary goal of ACE-FUELS (African Center of Excellence in Future Energies and Electrochemical Systems) is to actively contribute towards the development and deployment of renewable and clean energy technologies in Nigeria and indeed Sub Saharan Africa, and in this way address the regional development challenge of poor availability and access to energy. ACE-FUELS is envisaged to:-

Develop a critical mass of well-trained researchers to meet requirement of R&D professionals for clean energy and related high technology applications.

Initiate and support high end research, to extend knowledge beyond the existing practice in the industry.

Promote local content in research and innovations by initiating necessary value-driven industry-academia collaborations.

Partner with local content industry initiatives within the region to help develop competencies by providing bespoke work-based learning events, activities and tools in line with global best practices.

To set up standard laboratories, with facilities for multi-disciplinary research projects based on electrochemical and energy related technologies.


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