FG Set To Build 8 Power Plants For Federal Universities
The Federal Government has unveiled plans to build eight power plants with 28.6 megawatts (mw) of electricity for 224,800 people across eight federal universities and a teaching hospital.
The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing endorsed the Energising Education Programme (EEP) to ensure reliable power across 37 federal universities and seven teaching hospitals in the six geopolitical zones.
The energy audits showed that 224,800 beneficiaries including students, staff and community residents have been captured in the first phase of the 28.6mw of electricity across nine universities and one teaching hospital from the six geopolitical zones.
The Phase I projects include solar hybrid plants and gas-powered plants. The seven solar hybrid plants will include 0.5mw plant at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi; 3mw at Bayero University, Kano; and 2mw at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto.
The other solar plants are, 3.5mw at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi; 1mw at Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo in Ebonyi State; 2mw plant at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, and a 0.5mw solar plant at Federal University of Petroleum, Delta State.
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