December 7th marked a major milestone for the mini-grid sector in Nigeria: the first mini-grid funded by the Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP) Performance-Based Grant program was commissioned — one of the fastest program implementations to date. Deployed by PowerGen Renewable Energy Nigeria, the mini-grid is bringing power to an expected 3,000 people in Rokota, a community in Nigeria’s Niger state.
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Watch a video from the Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency on the commissioning of the Rokota community mini-grid project: