The agreements were signed by the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) and the company’s Nigerian entity, Husk Power Energy Systems Nigeria Ltd.
New Delhi: Rural energy services company Husk Power Systems announced it has concluded agreements to develop and operate seven minigrids with the Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP), which is funded by the World Bank and African Development Bank.
The agreements were signed by the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) and the company’s Nigerian entity, Husk Power Energy Systems Nigeria Ltd. They fall under the Solar Hybrid Minigrid Performance-Based Grant (PBG) sub-component of NEP.
The company currently operates 130 minigrids in India and Tanzania. Its solar hybrid minigrid projects will provide electricity to communities across Nasarawa State, with around 5,000 connections that will benefit households, small businesses, medium-scale agro-processing and public institutions.