SOLAR POWER NAIJA PROGRAMME LAUNCH
REA MD/CEO, Engr. Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad feilding questions from Journalists during the Solar Power Naija launch programme
Dec 01, 2020: The Federal Government of Nigeria, through its implementing Agency-Rural Electrification Agency (REA) to support the economic recovery in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has launched an initiative as part of the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) to achieve the roll out of 5 million new solar connections in off grid communities.
This program is expected to generate an additional N7 billion increase in tax revenues per annum and $10 million in annual import substitution.