ENGIE Energy Access launches its first mini-grid in Nigeria
13 Apr 2022

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ENGIE Energy Access, a leading provider of solar homes systems and mini-grid solutions, has inaugurated its hybrid 90kW mini-grid to connect unelectrified households and small businesses in Nigeria.

With this mini-grid, ENGIE Energy Access connects the people of Gbangba community in Niger State to an electric power supply for the first time ever and empowers over 300 customers, comprising households, and micro and small enterprises (MSEs). The mini-grid directly impacts over 1,500 people by providing them with affordable, reliable and clean electricity.

The mini-grid was formally inaugurated today in the presence of Commissioner of Works and Infrastructure, Honourable Mamman Musa, who acted as representative for the Executive Governor of Niger State, His Excellency, Alhaji (Dr) Abubakar Sani Bello, and the Ambassador of France to Nigeria, Her Excellency, Mrs Emmanuelle Blatmann, during the launch event attended by dignitaries from the Nigerian government, power sector, traditional institutions, youth, media and the local community.