POWERINGVILLAGESCOMMUNITIESRURAL AREASTOWNSIN NIGERIA

Catalysing the off grid market
to increase electricity access to
rural and underserved communities
through public & private sector engagement

79,336 
MWh/Day
Generated

109,296
MWh/ Day
lost to constraints

2,186
billion
lost to constraints

A NEW Rural Electrification Agency

REA is a Federal Government Agency saddled with the responsibility of providing electricity to rural communities in Nigeria.

MISSION
Provide access to reliable electric power supply for rural dwellers irrespective of where they live and what they do, in a way that would allow a reasonable return on investment through appropriate tariff that is economically responsive and supportive of the average rural customer

MANDATE
1. Promote Rural Electrification in the Country
2. Co-ordinate Rural Electrification Programs in the country
3. Administer the Rural Electrification Fund (REF) to promote, support and provide rural electrification through Public and Private Sector Participation .