About Mini Grids

Mini Grid Tender

Performance-Based Grant

About Mini Grid

Nigeria has the largest economy in Sub-Saharan Africa with a GDP of $405 billion, 180 million people, and flourishing compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15% growth since 2000.

However, 50% of the population have limited or no access to the grid and a significant amount of the economy powered largely by small-scale generators between 10–15 GW.

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Mini Grid Tender

The Mini Grid Minimum Subsidy Tender aims to kick-start the Nigerian market and catalyze mini grid deployment at scale. Mini Grid developers will compete on the basis of quality (technical proposal) and price (minimum subsidy requirement) to build, own, and operate solar hybrid mini grids.

The REA will provide the minimum subsidies required to the successful proposers.

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Mini Grid PBG

The Mini Grid Performance-Based Grants (PBG) Program aims to close the viability gap for mini grids developed on a spontaneous basis. Grants of US$350/connection are available on a first-come first-served basis, with a minimum total grant request of $10,000 per mini grid.

Eligible projects are solar and solar hybrid systems in unserved areas, with generation capacity of not more than 1MW.

Read more and register for the REA NEP Performance-Based Grant Programme