Nigerian government moves on solar

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Issue 328 - 22 Jul 2016 | 10 minute read

Solar power developers in Nigeria were caught off guard when, after months of uncertainty, Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) offered 20-year power purchase agreements (PPAs) with a base tariff of $0.115/kWh to each of the 15 solar photovoltaic (PV) projects that had already received a generation licence from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (Nerc). Local media reported that 12 projects initialled PPAs with combined capacity of 975MW.

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