Crash Of Solar Panels In Rural Area Says, NASENI
The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure and Rural Electrification Agency
has announced their joint effort to crash the price of solar panels and reduce the cost of solar installation in rural areas.
This can be achieved by deploying NASENI’s solar resources and other renewable energy technologies to increase electricity supply to the country’s rural areas.
This was made known during a recent courtesy visit to the Managing Director/CEO of REA, Mr Ahmad Ahmad, by the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive of NASENI, Mr Khalil Halilu, as a part of his efforts to engage with stakeholders to promote the adoption of his agency’s technologies.
In their statement, the both chief executives pledged to work together to bring down the cost of solar power installation in rural areas, through this efforts such as increased local production of solar panels by NASENI.
The goal, according to REA MD, is to facilitate the Federal Government’s ambition to achieve the electrification of Nigeria’s rural areas.
Mr Halilu NASENI boss said that , “The focus is to hit the ground running by nurturing effective collaborations with the right stakeholders who will assist NASENI to fulfil its mandate of providing the science and engineering infrastructure base for Nigeria’s businesses and economy to thrive.
“ Moving forward with this strategy, for NASENI includes knocking on the doors of potential end-users of the agency’s technology and engineering products, making off-take of our research & development easy, while also bringing the direct impact of our work to bear on the Nigerian economy.”
This statement also was disclosed when mr Halilu visited the Director General/CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency, Mr Kashifu Abdullahi.
It reads as follows: “Halilu sought to leverage on the long-standing relationship between himself and the NITDA boss, and between the two organisations, to share experiences and best practices in management and in resource optimisation.”