Total’s 118kWp solar system to reduce Nigeria’s energy cost by 30%


03 March 2018, , Lagos —Total Nigeria Plc has unveiled two sets of solar power systems aimed at supporting the company’s current electricity infrastructure in Lagos.

In a statement, the company disclosed that its 118kWp solar hybrid power system lubricant blending plant located in Kirikiri, Lagos and commissioned on October 24 last year, will reduce energy cost by 30 percent.

Another system, a 109kWp hybrid solar photovoltaic solution, installed at its corporate head office on Victoria Island, Lagos was commissioned on December 9.

The system, which utilises 333 Sunpower PV modules, has reduced energy costs by 25%.

Both solutions are complete hybrid solar photovoltaic solutions that require proper integration and perfect synchronisation of solar panels, diesel generators, and grid, as sources of electricity.

It ensures a flawless stability of the plant’s micro-grid at any given time and also helps to optimise energy costs.

The company again said it now has about 15 service stations powered by solar systems nationwide, as well as a full range of Solar Home Solutions offered to power homes and businesses across the country.

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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