Schneider Electric in clean energy push to Nigeria’s rural communities

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, restated its resolve to taking clean energy to some of Nigeria’s most rural areas This move, which complements its provision of high-quality electrical appliances to Nigerians, is aimed at empowering more Nigerians, especially those not connected to the grid.

“The company is doing this in a bid to improve the quality of life and change the way people do business in those areas.,” the Head, Offer Marketing & Business Development, Global Strategy, Schneider Electric, Ifeanyi Odoh, said at a press conference in Lagos.

Speaking at a gathering designed to show the media some of the ways the automation giant is improving access to electricity in Nigeria, executives of the company pointed out that the drive to light up rural areas in Nigeria has so far been extended to states including Osun, Edo, Gombe, Plateau, Niger among others, using multiple mini-grids.

Source: The Guardian



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