Total Nigeria Plc., has signed a Solar Home Solution distribution agreement with Blackbit Limited to facilitate a nationwide access to solar energy products. This aims to bridge the energy gap in homes and ensure customer satisfaction.
Under the partnership, Blackbit will distribute Solar Home Solutions from the TOTAL Energy Solutions brand outlets in Abuja and Lagos. The TOTAL Solar Home Solutions is a solar inverter kit which comprises of high quality panels from SunPower; one of the world’s famous manufacturers of solar panels. Although these panels comes with a 25-year warranty, they have an expected lifespan of more than 40 years. The panels also comes with a solar inverter (5 years warranty) and batteries of premium quality.
According to the Managing Director, Total Nigeria Plc, Jean-Philippe Torres, the partnership will provide a channel for Nigerians to have easy access to reliable solar energy solutions.
“Total Plc is dedicated to continuous investment in research and innovation in pursuit of developing renewable energy products and services of the highest quality. This pursuit has led to the development of the Solar Energy Solutions from the TOTAL Energy Solutions brand, tailored to meet a wide range of home energy needs,” Torres said.
It should be recalled that the company through its TOTAL Access to Energy (TAE) program earlier this month, revealed plans to sell 5 million solar lamps by 2020 to improve the lives of 25 million people in the country.
Source: Ecofin Agency