Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Friday, commission a 2.8MW Solar Hybrid power plant at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo(FUNAI).
“VP Osinbajo in Enugu airport enroute Ebonyi to commission a 2.8MW Solar Hybrid power plant @ Fed University Ndufu Alike Ikwo. It’s the 1st of what ‘ll happen in all fed uni & teaching hospitals in the Next Level agenda of the Buhari administration. Ebonyi and Enugu Govs with VP.” Laolu Akande, Osinbajo’s media aide said on Friday afternoon.
Today’s Echo gathers that the project is the initiative of the Rural Electrification Across Nigeria(REA
The Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo (FUNAI) is a relatively young Nigerian University located in Ndufu Alike Ikwo Local Government Area in the South Eastern State of Ebonyi.
The Vice President is expected to to share his thoughts on renewable energy, commission the FUNAI solar hybrid facility and take a tour around the facility.
According to Damilola Ogunbiyi, MD/CEO, REA, in a bid to foster female participation in the power sector, under the EEP STEM Female Internship Programme, 20 female students at FUNAI, received technical and practical training during the construction phase of this project
Today’s Echo gathered that the Solar Hybrid Power project currently powers 287 street lights installed at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ebonyi state spanning 7.5km