• UK approves N4.74bn for solar power development in Nigeria

    UK approves N4.74bn for solar power development in Nigeria

    According to reports, the United Kingdom, through its Department for International Development, has approved N4.74bn (£16.7m) for the development of electricity from solar energy in Nigeria.

    According to SolarNigeria, the agency in charge of the programme in Nigeria, the funds from the UK DFID will be used to scale the market for solar home lighting and power across the country through to 2020.

    In a statement issued in Abuja, the agency stated that it was helping capable solar vendors and financiers to […]