REA Delivers 103 Solar Mini-Grids In Nigeria

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Mohammed Shosanya

The Rural Electrification Agency has announced the deployment of 103 mini-grids in the country,representing new milestone on the Solar Hybrid Mini-grid component of its Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP).

The feat coincides with the hosting of the 10th Mini Grid Roundtable discussion,held virtually on Wednesday,in conjunction with developers.

“The REA has successfully deployed 103 mini-grids across Nigeria under the Performance Based Grant (PBG) subcomponent of the NEP, signaling a crucial advancement in enhancing electricity access for households, micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), as well as public facilities in rural an d underserved regions of Nigeria”,according to a statement by the agency.

At the 10th mini-grid roundtable discussion, the Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA), expressed the agency’s dedication to bridging the energy access gap in Nigeria.

“The REA was established with the mandate to increase access to electricity by bridging the energy access deficit in Nigeria. Since inception, we have made significant progress in achieving this goal.

“The agency is implementing various electrification programmes – like the Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP) — targeted at creating lasting impacts by fostering economic growth, improving education, and enhancing the overall quality of life of Nigerians,” he stated.

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