Small and Medium Scale Enterprises business owners, under the aegis of Association of shop Owners, Sura complex on Lagos Island, yesterday stormed the premises of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) in Marina, to protest against poor and erratic power supply. The aggrieved business owners, led by their chairman, Mrs. Bunmi Ann Ajayi, demanded that they have resolved henceforth to source electricity from an independent power project (IPP) and are no longer ready to do business with EKEDC.
Mrs. Ajayi further lamented that EKEDC lacked efficient customer Service and is only interested in forcing her members to pay “outrageous ” electricity bills or be disconnected.
Partners Secured for world’s largest energy storage
Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) has selected Hummingbird Energy Storage, a subsidiary of esVolta, to develop an energy storage in Santa Clara County, California. The firm is set to develop, build and operate Hummingbird Energy Storage Project, a 75 MW 300 MWh lithium-ion battery facility. The project is expected to be completed by December 2020. The project will be the largest battery system in the world and is designed to help PG&E provide affordable and a reliable energy to its customers. The system is also set to help California achieve its renewable energy target as it will facilitate the integration of renewable energy resources including solar and wind.