The power sector in Nigeria should be driven by private funding – Damilola Ogunbiyi

The power sector in Nigeria should be driven by private funding – Damilola Ogunbiyi

“The power sector in Nigeria should be driven by private funding, innovation and technology, which can achieve access much faster than the public sector. It needs to be a private sector-driven [energy] access model for Nigeria.”   Damilola Ogunbiyi, Rural Electrification Agency, February 2018

Recent research by Power for All’s on-the-ground country campaign finds that the Nigerian decentralized renewable energy (DRE) market is large and proven, but the capital required to finance this market remains to be unlocked.

 Click here to view Research Summary for Nigeria’s decentralized renewable energy opportunities by Chibuikem Agbaegbu & Teina Teibowei

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