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Rural energy access and the future of SMEs by BOI

Rural energy access and the future of SMEs by BOI

As Nigeria battles to improve the electricity generation and supply nationwide, the recent initiative of the Bank of Industry that led to the commissioning of the 48kw pilot model off-grid solar home systems in two rural communities in the North-East and South- West zones of the country is one that may not only assist in

75% of Nigerians don’t have access to regular electricity Supply- NAEE

About 75% of Nigeria’s 170 million people still live without access to regular electricity supply, the Nigerian Association of Energy Economists (NAEE) has said. According to the NAEE, despite statistics indicating that 45% of the country’s population is currently connected to the national grid, regular supply is still restricted to just about 25% of the population,

No justification for electricity tariff hike – Stakeholders

Nigerians have been thrown into confusion over whose authority supersedes on the issue of electricity tariff increase. No sooner than President Muhammadu Buhari assured Nigerians that there will be no hike until supply improved significantly, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, last week declared a new tariff regime effective from November 1. Stakeholders noted that

75% Nigerians Will Be Connected To National Grid By 2020 –FG

The federal government has given the assurance that at least 75 per cent of Nigerians would be connected to the national grid by year 2020.
Government is targeting the connection of an average of 1.5 million households annually to close the gap of less than 50 per cent access to electricity with about 35 million households without power.

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