Rural Electrification Agency awarded a Certificate of Compliance in accordance with the ICRC Act, 2005 & the National Policy on PPP for the deployment of Mini-grids and SHS

Rural Electrification Agency awarded a Certificate of Compliance in accordance with the ICRC Act, 2005 & the National Policy on PPP for the deployment of Mini-grids and SHS

THE RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AGENCY RECEIVES JOINT OBC & FBC COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE FROM THE ICRC FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF HYBRID MIN-GRIDS AND SOLAR HOME SYSTEMS IN NIGERIA

We are glad to announce that the Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has issued the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) a Joint Outline and Full Business Case Compliance Certificate, having satisfied the provisions of the ICRC Act 2005 and the National Policy on Public Private Partnership (PPP) for the development of Hybrid Mini-Grids and Solar Home Systems in Rural Communities in Nigeria.

In his opening remarks at a short ceremony to present the certificate to REA, the Acting Director General, ICRC, Engr. Chidi Izuwah noted that: “this is the 2nd Joint OBC & FBC Compliance Certificate issued to an organization”, as he pledged to support REA’s bid to provide access to reliable and renewable electric power supply for rural dwellers through appropriate tariff that is economically responsive and supportive of rural and unserved communities.

To receive the certificate, the MD-CEO of REA Mrs. Damilola Ogunbiyi, represented by Dr. Sanusi Ohiare Executive Director, Rural Electrification Fund of the REA accompanied by senior officials of REA, commended the efforts of the ICRC for their support in ensuring that the pilot long term PPP focused projects for rural electrification remained successful through the observation of all legal regulatory frameworks, as he relayed greetings from the MD-CEO REA, Mrs. Damilola Ogunbiyi.

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