Impact

Solar Nigeria adds 170,000 solar homes in just 1 year

Solar Nigeria adds 170,000 solar homes in just 1 year

170,000 Nigerian families will tonight enjoy bright reliable light and electricity using solar systems they acquired during 2016 from companies supported by the successful Solar Nigeria Programme. Solar works everywhere and is cheaper then burning kerosene: Single solar lamps are brighter than kerosene lanterns and pay for themselves in as little as 6 weeks, then

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Nigeria adds 140,000 solar homes in 9 months

Nigeria adds 140,000 solar homes in 9 months

More than 140,000 Nigerian households acquired small solar light and power systems in the first nine months of 2016. The systems were obtained from 16 companies supported by the successful Solar Nigeria Programme. These high quality plug-and-play solar systems range in size from single bright lamps through to full Solar Home Systems that power multiple

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In Kaduna State, a remote village gets light it can afford

In Kaduna State, a remote village gets light it can afford

In Charwa-Chakun, a village in rural Kaduna State that the power grid does not reach, some 200 households now enjoy small-scale solar systems. A pilot grant from Solar Nigeria to the Nigerian solar company Arnergy allows residents to pay for the equipment over time, removing the barrier of up-front cost.

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Nigeria adds 49,000 solar homes in three months

Nigeria adds 49,000 solar homes in three months

An additional 49,000 homes across Nigeria acquired solar lighting and power systems in just three months this year with help from SolarNigeria, an innovative programme that helps solar suppliers and financiers scale up and allows households to access this equipment on full commercial terms.

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