The commissioning of Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike-Ikwo (FUNAI) is the first project to be commissioned under the EEP.
FUNAI will now enjoy:
– Clean, safe & reliable power supply 24/7 from a solar hybrid power plant with a total installed capacity of 2.8MW.
– An environment free from generator noise and carbon dioxide emission.
– Academic growth & uninterrupted power for 7,700 students & 1,819 staff members of the university.
-streetlights to enhance security within the university campus
– a world class workshop/training Centre to train students in renewable technology
– Girl-child empowerment through the REA STEM internship which currently enrols 20 female students in the university, and a total of 180 students selected across 9 universities; 20 per university.
….And guess what? This is only phase one, kicking off with nine universities & one teaching hospital. More to come!