Four solar hybrid mini-grid projects commissioned in Osun State, Nigeria

  • The CESEL-Concerto alliance has successfully commissioned four solar hybrid mini-grid projects Nigeria.
  • The four sites with a total of 150Kw capacity, are located in Osi, Arajoshua, Alutierin, and Olomuoja.
  • Energy access now comes for the first time to 1200 households in the Ife South Local Government Area of Osun State.

The project was conceived under the Nigerian Electrification Project of the World Bank and the Rural Electrification Agency and jointly executed by Concerto, a fully owned subsidiary of Aradel Renewables Limited and CESEL

.Presenting his welcome address to the attendees, Dr. Patrick Tolani, the CEO of CESEL, discussed the challenges encountered during the project and expressed gratitude to the Royal Fathers and communities for their cooperation. He emphasized that the project’s objective goes beyond the social consideration of just providing electricity for domestic use; but is targeted toward improving the economic lives of the people. Dr. Tolani further emphasized that the project was deployed through a robust partnership between CESEL and Concerto.

The paramount rulers and heads of the communities were elated about the deployment of electricity into their communities after decades of darkness. They extended their heartfelt appreciation to the CESEL-Concerto JV, recognising the project as a significant milestone in the communities’ progress.

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