Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Wednesday, inaugurated the Blue Camel Renewable Solar Power Assembly Plant and Renewable Energy Training Academy in Kaduna, Africa Prime News reports.
The governor said at the launch in Kaduna that the plant was important to the Kaduna State Government “because we believe that renewable energy and solar energy are the future of the developing world.” The Managing Director of Blue Camel Energy, Mr Yusuf Suleiman, said the power assembly plant and training academy was initiated and completed within eight months with the support of the Kaduna State Government, which provided the company with land within 24 hours of request.
According to him, the project has the capacity to assemble over 10,000 units of different solar products in a year and train over 3,000 youths in different renewable energy entrepreneurship skills. He revealed that so far, the company had invested over one million dollars and would be investing another five million dollars within 24 months to ensure the delivery of solar generated power to factories.