African Development Bank Workshop on the Study to Roll-out Electricity Cooperatives in Nigeria

African Development Bank Workshop on the Study to Roll-out Electricity Cooperatives in Nigeria

The workshop on the study to Roll-out Electricity Cooperatives in Nigeria held on June 25,2019. African Development Bank (AFDB) organized the workshop, which was well attended by Discos, Ministry of Power, Works and Housing (PWH), the Brazilian Government, REA, World Bank, and GIZ etc.  

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) presented on the rollout of Electricity Cooperatives in Nigeria, by advancing on the current model of established Electricity User Cooperative Societies in Nigeria and identified in their analysis on the way forward towards the achievement of viable formation and strengthening of Electricity Users Cooperatives in Nigeria. 

The workshop discussions centered on how best to form, train, fund, and strengthen cooperatives to operate better, and eventually operate as full-service utilities especially in the off-grid energy provision in Nigeria in the near future.

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