Off-the-grid thinking to end Nigeria’s blackouts

June 13, 2019 Off By Editor

Nigeria is one of Africa’s most developed, resource-rich countries and yet it has notably failed to provide its people with a reliable electricity supply. That is at last beginning to change.

Five years after the privatisation of Nigeria’s power sector, even the most luxurious Lagos hotels still suffer daily blackouts. The size of the gap between the country’s energy needs and its current provision is daunting.

Source: The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), February 20, 2019