Proposed $150m Jigawa solar plant to generate 80mw
The proposed $150 million solar power plant in Dutse, Jigawa, is to generate 80 megawatts of electricity when completed.
Managing Director, of a Norwegian company, Novia Scotia Power Development Limited handling the project, Mr Amit Modi, made this known to news men in Dutse, after paying a courtesy call on Governor Muhammad Badaru.
Modi assured that the project would be completed and handed over in 2018 and transmitted to the national grid
He said the company had already signed an agreement with the federal government to purchase the power and sell to companies.
Governor Badaru said the project was part of his strategy to woo investment to the state and pledged the government’s support to ensure speedy completion of the project.