FG to launch 10MW wind farm in Katsina

Source: Nairametrics

The Federal Government has confirmed the completion of a 10MW Wind farm which would the first of its kind in Nigeria to be launched in Katsina State later this month.

This was disclosed by Bashir Ahmad, the Personal Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, in a statement on Monday.

“The 10MW Wind Farm Project in Katsina has been completed by President Buhari Administration and will be commissioned later this month, the Ministry of Power has said”

” The Project will improve electricity and boost economy in Katsina and its environs,” he said.

The Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman confirmed that the 10MW Katsina Wind Farm Project set for commissioning  has 37 up and functioning turbines and part of the FG’s efforts towards investing in renewable energy.

What you should know 

  • Recall Nairametrics reported that Panelists at the 2021 UK Africa Investment Summit event  said that renewable energy will be a critical driver of Africa’s post-COVID-19 growth recovery and economic prosperity – calling for a stronger partnership between the United Kingdom and Africa.
  • The Federal Government also launched a One-Stop Investment Platform (OSIP) for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Investments in Nigeria. The OSIP platform serves as a hub for up-to-date information and opportunities in the Nigerian Power Sector. This allows stakeholders to have access to information on how best to do business in the renewable energy industry

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