Stakeholders urged to assist in raising funds for power projects development


Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)

The Federal Government on Wednesday, urged international development partners and private sector operators to assist in providing required funds to develop power projects in the country.

Mr Louis Edozie, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power made the call at a workshop on Regional Off-Grid Electrification Projects (ROGEP) in Abuja.

The workshop has the theme “Promoting Private Investments in Standalone Solar Systems in West Africa and the Sahel region“.

The organisers said the workshop was designed to discuss ways to increase access to sustainable electricity services in Nigeria and the ECOWAS.

The ROGEP, funded by World Bank with implementation target of four years, has the mandate of providing universal access to electricity for the ECOWAS region by 2030.

ROGEP also seeks to work with the government in Nigeria to improve the enabling…

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