Firm plans 500,000 jobs, 50mw of electricity through solar

Asteven Solar Nigeria, has promised to create 500, 000 direct jobs by accelerating access to affordable power solutions to old and existing small and medium enterprises across the country through specially designed channels, Leadership reports.

Firm plans 500,000 jobs, 50mw of electricity through solar
Firm plans 500,000 jobs, 50mw of electricity through solar

The company’s managing director and chief executive officer, Dr Sunny Akpoyibo, while speaking with newsmen in Ibadan on the sidelines of the Nigeria Energy Forum 2016, said the company had concluded arrangements to generate for Nigeria, a total of 50 megawatts of electricity through solar energy over the next two years.

He explained that portable solar systems of different capacities would supply power needs to existing SMEs and also spur new ones in the fields of technology, agriculture, education, health and business owners. He also added that the company had entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Green Energy Finance International Limited to implement a model that guarantees an affordable flexibility to make low-income earning Nigerians acquire the power systems.