A Nigerian firm, Innoville Innovation, has announced plans to unveil automobiles that will run on battery rather than fuel, as part of efforts to promote renewable energy.
The company’s President, Daysman Oyakhilome-Woghiren, who made this known at a news briefing in Abuja, said the technology is an opportunity to invest and give back to the country.
The self-powered vehicles, according to him, will unveiled in June along with other innovations such as improved solar power generating panel, as well as fuel-less generator.
Oyakhilome-Woghiren explained that few weeks from now, the inventions especially a new mobile application by the firm will be made public.
Executive Managing Director, Innoville Technologies, Michael Friday, explained that a new mobile application developed by the firm will be unveiled before month end, while the power generating system to be launched and tricycle is expected to run 100 per cent without fuel and external power source.
“We are set to release into the market, a vehicle you will drive around, not just that but as you drive around, you are generating the energy that will sustain you to next day. You can as well disconnect your house from the national grid and connect to your vehicle which takes over the power till day break,” he said.
“The solar power was completed last year. Under normal condition the best a solar power producer can give you on the street is 40 to 60 watts but we have 120 to 180 watts. We used a simple technology. If you are to generate 180 watts, you will need 250 watts of solar panel, six of them,” Friday said.Please subscribe to our newsletter