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  • The Energizing Education Programme (EEP) is  a rural electrification initiative that seeks to develop off grid independent power plant (IPP) projects for the generation and provision of adequate power supply (89.6MW) to 37 federal universities (the “Universities”) and 7 university teaching hospitals across the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  • Provision of street lighting to promote and facilitate safe, secure and productive learning environments.
  • Development and operation of training centers to train university students, towards jumpstarting a cycle of in-campus self-sufficiency and renewable energy technology innovations



To provide the technical, financial and operational resources necessary for the implementation of the EE  Projects


Procure the goods, works, and services required to implement the EE Projects

To conduct feasibility studies and support initiation of environmental and other essential studies required


Generate and deliver the electric power from the Captive Power Plant to the designated delivery point of the Universities

To support the local content policy of the Federal Government


Take responsibility for any costs or charges imposed on or associated with the electric power or its delivery of the electric power up to the Universities’ delivery point

Apply for and obtain the necessary regulatory approvals, permits, etc. required by the Bureau of Public Procurement, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission and the Federal Ministry of Environment


Develop and operate a training and workshop centre within close proximity to the Captive Power Plant for the purposes of training students of the Universities

Procure and install street lighting infrastructure across some major roads within the Universities’ main campuses to enhance security and safety



Energy audits of 40 main university campuses, 9 teaching hospitals, 8 city campuses, and surrounding communities undertaken


Received approval for Captive Power Generation  Permits (CPGP) from NERC

EE Programme received Presidential approval as part of the Rural Electrification Strategy Implementation Plan


Successfully concluded Technical and Financial bids as part of the procurement of works for the Phase I Projects

EE Programme  included in the Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP) - Approved by FEC 22nd March 2017


Received a cert. of No Objection to Award Contracts from BPP and FEC approval

NASS approval of ₦9.5 Billion allocation from 2017 National Budget


Held kick-off meetings with the successful contractors towards mobilization

Successful stakeholder consultation held with Universities and subsequent signing of MoU’s with the Phase I Universities


APGs and PGs received from Contractors

Developed and received approval of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA’s) for Phase 1 Universities from Ministry of Environment   Preliminary works have begun- Topographical surveys, geotechnical investigations, site clearing etc
Developed and had certified Land Surveys for all Phase 1 Universities by the Surveyor General   Qualified to benefit under Green Bond
      World Bank have committed to funding the development and CAPEX of Phase 2
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