Sun Africa to Develop 5 GW of Solar Power in Nigeria

Dec 27, 2022 02:33 PM ET
  • Leading utility-scale solar as well as off-grid supplier Sun Africa has tattooed a $10-billion agreement with the Federal Government of Nigeria to generate clean as well as dependable electrical power through solar power as well as battery power storage growth.
Sun Africa to Develop 5 GW of Solar Power in Nigeria

Targeting the supply of electrical power to over 30 million Nigerians across 6 regions, the agreement encompasses a growth as well as Engineering, Purchase as well as Construction framework that provides for the construction of 5,000 MW of solar power and also 2,500 MWh of battery power storage.

Last August, Sun Africa authorized another agreement with the Nigerian Federal Government-- leveraging a $1.5-billion finance from the Export-Import Bank of the united state-- focused on mounting new solar generation capacity as well as enhancing electrical power accessibility rates in urban and also backwoods alike. Nigeria, for its part, has affirmed its strategies to accomplish 30 GW by 2030 with 30% renewable energy infiltration.

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