August 22, 2018

Niger State signs MoU with Power firm for construction of a Solar Plant

Niger State signs MoU with Power firm for construction of a Solar Plant

The Niger state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Vyonare Development Limited for the construction of a $100 million, 50 megawatts solar plant in the state, The Nation reports.

According to the state Commissioner for information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Jonathan Vatsa, the solar plant will be constructed at Ragba, along Mokwa – Jebba road in Mokwa local government area of the state.

Vatsa said that the solar plant will go a long way in addressing the recent lapses of the three hydro-electricity power stations in the state and complement the federal government’s efforts at stabilizing the epileptic power supply challenges. Read more

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