Unilorin Signs Agreement with U.S. Firm To Build N600bn Solar Power Plant of 500MW



  The University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has signed a memorandum of agreements with a United States of America based firm for the production and installation of 500 megawatts solar powered plant.

  The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Professor Abdulganiyy Ambali, addressing journalists after the signing of the agreements, explained that the public private partnership with the firm will cost the company 600 billion naira.

 The General Manager of Arrow Capital, Brian Travis, noted that the project when completed by October 2016 would serve both Lagos and Kano states as the megawatts would be sold to them in accordance with the permission of the federal government.

   The solar powered plant will be located inside the campus, and is part of effort to curb the incessant power outages in some parts of the country especially Lagos and Kano states.


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