President Buhari inaugurates Nigeria's largest solar PV plant
- The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) just recently introduced the inauguration of the 10-MW Kano solar photovoltaic (PV) plant at a ceremony gone to by the country's President Muhammadu Buhari.
The USD-16-million (EUR 15m) solar park lies on a 24-hectare site close to the Challawa Industrial Estate in the Kumbotso Local Government Area (LGA) of Kano. Collectively had by the federal and also state federal governments as well as the host area, this center is now the nation's largest solar PV plant connected to the grid.
NSIA carried out the advancement of the project as well as nearly 2 years ago hired a consortium containing German market player Greencells GmbH and also neighborhood professional Eauxwell Nigeria Ltd to accomplish the building and construction work.
"NSIA is set to introduce a Renewable Energy Platform this year, as it aims to proliferate such renewable energy projects and other remedies across the country as well as demonstrate NSIA's continued dedication to lasting growth," the authority's managing director as well as CEO, Aminu Umar-Sadiq, said at the time of the inauguration.
Nigeria has actually pledged to accomplish net zero carbon emissions by 2060.