In furtherance of its commitment to the deployment of solar hybrid solutions across the nation, Total Nigeria Plc, has said it will further expand its solar-powered service stations in Nigeria, Vanguard reports.

The company has already commissioned a total of eight solar-powered service stations in the country. The Corporate Affairs Manager of the company, Albert Mabuyaku, disclosed in a statement that, “Developing renewable energy is a strategy for Total Group in the evolving energy market and an industrial responsibility to combat the menace of climate change.”

“The company is also expanding the entire value chain necessary for the future growth of renewable energies to include the storage (battery) sector with the acquisition of SAFT; known for its innovative and technological know-how,” he added.

Total also deploys innovative solutions in Africa, such as Awango by Total solar lamps (6 million people have benefited from the program to date) for access to energy and money transfer services as well as mobile payment in the area of digital technology.