NIPCO Gas Limited says it has inaugurated its Auto Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) station in Kubwa, Abuja in a drive to boost economical, sustainable and environmentally friendly fuel for transportation.
The station, which commenced operations over the weekend, is an affirmation of the company’s determination to ensure widespread availability of auto CNG across Nigeria, according to a statement.
“As the nation grapples with the challenges of fuel expenses, and environmental sustainability and seeks cleaner energy alternatives, NIPCO is at the forefront of driving positive change in the country’s energy landscape,” the statement said.
It said the newly commissioned station is a testament to the company’s mission to drive positive change in the country’s transportation sector.
“AutoCNG, known for its cost-effectiveness and significantly lower carbon emissions compared to traditional fuels, is positioned as a beacon of environmentally responsible transportation.”
Nagendra Verma, MD at NIPCO Gas Limited noted the company’s investment in cutting-edge technologies and infrastructure to ensure the widespread availability of CNG across the country.
He expressed optimism about the positive impact that increased CNG adoption would have on both the environment and the economy.
“Our commitment extends beyond mere commercial operations; it aligns seamlessly with the national initiative championed by President Bola Tinubu to make CNG readily available across Nigeria. This initiative, a strategic move to diversify the nation’s energy mix and reduce dependence on conventional fuels,” he said