JUST IN: KEDCO To Deploy Renewable Energy Projects In Franchise Communities

KEDCO To Deploy Renewable Energy Projects In Franchise Communities

KEDCO To Deploy Renewable Energy Projects In Franchise Communities

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Kano Distribution Company (KEDCO) in partnership with a Consortium of Weisky (a EPC firm) and Bagaja Renewables is set to embark on the execution of 1MWp interconnected solar mini-grid projects.
The project will be deployed in Hadejia, Gumel, Kafin Hausa, Ringim, Dutse and Kazaure communities of Jigawa State, in line with its strategic partnership with the Jigawa State .
Additionally, KEDCO has issued an Invitation to Developers Furthering, through a Request for (RFQ) to welcome developers interested in embedded and mini-grid projects across the DisCo franchise area.

According to KEDCO head, Corporate Communication, Sani Bala Sani, the initiative aims to build on the successes of Bagaja's pioneering 1MWp interconnected mini-grid in Zawaciki, Kano, encouraging further innovation and development in renewable energy.
Also, KEDCO is already in advanced planning stages of other upcoming mini grid projects including, a 1MWp project in Katsina's Barhim and a significant 2.5MWp project in the Kura/Karfi milling cluster in Kano. Like others, these projects are expected to have a transformative impact on local economies and livelihoods through provision of stable and clean energy.

These projects are set to revolutionise energy provision in these areas, offering reliable and sustainable electricity to the communities.
The managing director/CEO of KEDCO, Abubakar Yusuf, expressing enthusiasm on these initiatives, said “Our partnership with Bagaja Renewables and Weisky, coupled with the upcoming projects, represents a major leap towards achieving energy sustainability and economic empowerment in Northern . Through innovative solutions and collaborative efforts, we are paving the way for a brighter, more sustainable future.”

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