Solar Nigeria Programme (SN), a programme funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) says it will provide additional grant of £13 million to help reputable companies involved in solar energy in Nigeria, The Guardian reports.
Mrs Ifunanya Nwandu, Private Sector Coordinator announced this at a renewable energy forum organised by “Power for ALL“ on Friday in Abuja. Solar Nigeria Programme began in 2014.
The programme was designed to end in 2020 with the mandate to provide grants and technical assistance to companies involved in providing household solar technologies. Nwandu said that the grant would help strong companies to accelerate their expansion to provide solar energy for 25 million Nigerians.