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FG Set To Partner Renewable Energy Companies To Develop Sector

FG Set To Partner Renewable Energy Companies To Develop Sector

Princess-Ekwi Ajide  Abuja

The Federal government of Nigeria, says it is ready to partner renewable energy companies to develop and sustain the energy sector in the country.

The Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, Chief Uche Nnaji who stated this, when a delegation of Hecate Global Renewables (USA) paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Abuja, said that the development of the energy sector will boost the quest for industrialization, job creation and the desired economic boom in Nigeria.

The Minister said partnering with the Hecate Global Renewables is timely and is in line with the Renewed Hope Agenda of the present administration, targeting improved power generation to enhance the completion of the various renewable energy projects in the country.

Nnaji noted that the Ministry is ready to collaborate with Hecate Global Renewables Company if it is prepared to kick-start the sector’s projects in the country.

The Director-General, Energy Commission of Nigeria, ECN, Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi, in his speech, said that the International Renewable Energy Agency has conducted some studies on Solar Energy which will enhance climate change mitigation of greenhouse gasses as well as improve the health of humanity.

The Head of Business Development, Hecate Global Renewables, Sub-Saharan Africa, Ms Catharine Jimmy-Mfere, had earlier, said, that the company is one of North America’s largest renewable energy generation and Battery Storage project that develop, build, own and operate in portfolio utility- scale green generation, renewable energy and battery storage in targeted growth markets

Ms. Mfere, stated that their main aim of coming to Nigeria is to collaborate with the Ministry and work together in order to manage the energy sector to a world standard noting that the company has executed a lot of projects in the United States of America and some African countries including but not limited to Ghana, Sierra lone, and Zambia.


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