REA-NEP PROJECT MANAGEMENT UNIT SIGNS PERFORMANCE BASED GRANT (PBG) AGREEMENT WITH TWO COMPANIES
The Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP), Project Management Unit (PMU) of Rural Electrification Agency (REA) on Tuesday, 14th June 2022 signed Performance Based Grant agreement a sub-component of NEP solar mini grid with Messrs. Wavelength and Maskh Nigeria Limited
Head, Project Management Unit (HPMU). NEP. Anita Otubu performed the signing agreement on behalf of the REA, Managing Director/CEO Engr. Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad at the NEP office conference room which has in attendance, the Solar Mini Grid, Component Lead, Engr. Uche Honnah and other NEP Team Members as well as representatives of the companies.
While delivering her opening remarks she informed the companies that their partnership on the project as well as other developers that have earlier signed similar agreements, is very vital in improving access to electricity in the unserved and underserved rural communities of Nigeria. Therefore, she urged them to put up a high-level commitment in execution of the projects and assured them of REA’s fulfilment of its responsibilities at all times.
In response, the Companies informed her of their readiness to put in their best of both human and material resources and assured on the delivery of state-of-the-art project that can be compared to any standard in the world within the shortest possible time.
Wavelength Integrated Power Services Limited signed for 1 site in Imula community Idanre LGA, Ondo State and Maskh Nigeria Limited signed for 4 communities in Bauchi State respectively.
A total of 280kWp of PV Capacity installation is expected to be deployed at the sites, with proposed connections of 1,774 households and MSMEs, by the two companies in the 5 communities impacting approximately 8, 870 Nigerians.