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Posted By Admin on 15th Mar 2018
The Lagos-based distributed energy provider Rensource has launched Nigeria’s first solar micro-utility project under Powered by Rensource, a new B2B-focused offering for investors and developers, Disrupt Africa reports.
This first Powered by Rensource project debuted on February 8 at the Sabon Gari Market, where Rensource introduced Sabon Gari Energy, a micro-utility project that will provide power to over 12,000 shops in Kano, Nigeria’s second-largest city.
“Rensource is delighted to leverage our technology infrastructure and operational capabilities towards demonstrating the viability of the sustainable, clean, and cost-effective provision of power for the shop owners at Sabon Gari Market,” said Ademola Adesina, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Rensource.
“Developing the first and largest virtual power plant in Africa is extremely exciting,” said Damilola Ogunbiyi, managing director and CEO of the Rural Electrification Agency. “When the project is completed, the 1.3 MW of standalone solar system project will generate clean and sustainable energy to over 12,000 SMEs.”
Source: Energy Mix Report