Sunday, October 16, 2016

UI Launches First Major Solar Power Plant In Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday while represented by the Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwuka inaugurated the first major solar power plant in the country at the University of Ibadan.

While speaking at the inauguration, Anwuka said, “Today’s groundbreaking ceremony is a culmination of more than two years of negotiation involving UI, the Federal Government and German government. This is why the FG, through TETFund, has committed itself to this project with the provision of funds.”

The plant has the capacity to supply 10 megawatts of renewable electricity to the university community and its environs when completed.