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25m Nigerians to own 5m solar systems at N4,000 monthly – Presidency

Solar panels

The Presidency has said it will deliver five million solar systems to 25 million Nigerians previously not connected to the national grid though Solar Home Systems, under the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP). Solar panels on the roof of a building powering fridge and lighting systems in a community in Hong LGA in Adamawa State Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to ...

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ICEED powers 12 North East hospitals with solar

ICEED Solar Power

The International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED), an energy and environment solution organisation, while implementing the EU’s funded “Support for Response, Recovery and Resilience in Borno State”, has completed the installation of solar power systems in 12 hospitals in the state. Installation of solar panels by technicians Speaking after the completion of installation at the last beneficiary hospital, ...

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All On, Auxano in $1.5m solar investment deal

All On and Auxano

Shell-funded impact investment company, All On, has announced a $1.5 million investment in Auxano Solar Nigeria Limited to scale its operations over the next five years. All On and Auxano officials sign the investment agreement  “This investment would guarantee the expansion of Auxano’s solar panel assembly capacity by over 50 percent and is a great win for local content,” said ...

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Lagos powers 172 schools, 11 health centres with solar energy

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government, through the Lagos State Electricity Board (LSEB), says it is providing solar power to 172 public secondary schools and 11 public health centres (PHCS). Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State General Manager of LSEB, Mr Mukhtaar Tijani, made this known during a news briefing on Tuesday, September 9, 2020 in Ikeja, the state capital. Tijani said ...

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Electricity tariff hike: Environmentalist calls for adoption of renewable energy

Solar panels at Ngambe Council

An environmentalist, Ms Gloria Bulus, has suggested the adoption of renewable energy as an alternative for Nigerians to quell the effects of the recent hike in electricity tariffs, Renewable energy: Solar panels Bulus, the founder of an environmental NGO, Bridge-that-gap Initiative, made the suggestion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, September 7, 2020 in Lagos. ...

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GEF, GIFSEP power Abuja school hostels with solar


The Global initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP) with support of Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP Nigeria) has provided solar panels to supply electricity to boys and girls hostels in Government Secondary School (GSS), Yaba in Abaji Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Students of Government Secondary School (GSS), Yaba in Abaji Area Council with the ...

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25m Nigerians to get solar energy connectivity under Economic Sustainability Plan


Some five million households, serving about 25 million individual Nigerians who are currently not connected to the National Grid, will be installed with solar energy. Renewable energy: Solar panels This disclosure forms part of the provisions of the Nigeria Economic Sustainability Plan (NESP), which also submits that solar equipment manufacturers will be required to set up production facilities in Nigeria, ...

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NGO provides solar kits, fuelwood efficient stoves to IDPs camp

IDPs Camp Solar

The Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP) with support from the Policy Centre for the New South in Morocco has provided solar lights to 500 households in an internally displaced persons camp (IDPs Camp) in Maiduguri, Borno State. Solar panels on the roofs of households in the IDPs camp According to the Executive Director of GIFSEP, David ...

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Firms in $1.2m solar deal to power Niger Delta communities

Solar panels at Ngambe Council

Renewvia Energy Corporation, a global solar developer, and All On, a Nigerian off-grid impact investor, on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 announced a partnership to electrify rural communities unserved by conventional utilities in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The agreement includes a commitment of $1.2 million from All On to enable Renewvia to develop and operate solar minigrids to bring ...

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Firm completes solar installations at COVID-19 emergency health facilities

COVID-19 Solar

Shell-funded impact investment company, All On, says it has completed the initial phase of nationwide solar installations at emergency health facilities related to the COVID-19 pandemic response. Solar power equipment installation at a COVID-19 health centre “When we conceived this contribution to the national COVID-19 support initiative, our main objective was to ensure that our chosen investee companies delivered quality ...

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