Government to commission more power projects this year

Minister Of Works & Housing Babatunde Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has unveiled plans to commission some electricity projects this year. Fashola, who made this revelation in Lagos during the 11th Monthly Stakeholders meeting, said some of the projects to be commissioned in the course of the year include the completion of the Kaduna 215 megawatt power plant; the Gurara project and the Gardin Kowa plant.

Others are switching of the Gudenda substation, as well as the conclusion of the Katsina wind and the Abuja solar farms.

The second phase of the Abuja solar project, he noted would run-up from 800watts to 1.2 megawatt and possibility of partnerships in the area of development of hydro dams.

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