LASG to establish five additional alternative power supply hubs

The Lagos State Government is set to establish five additional power hubs across the metropolis part of its ongoing commitment to a thriving 24-hour economy, These hubs will provide residents with an alternative source of clean energy.

The state government said that these additional power hubs earmarked would complement the six solar POCs (proof-of-concept solar), giving Lagosians better power supply alternatives.

Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Biodun Ogunleye, disclosed this on Wednesday during the 2024 Ministerial press briefing, which the Special Adviser also attended to the governor on Mineral Resources, Abiola Olowu held at the Bagulda Kaltho Press Centre, Alausa, Ikeja.

He said that renewable energy is the cornerstone of the government’s clean electricity plans for Lagos.

Ogunleye added that a plan was to develop one-gigawatt grid-scale solar energy capacity for the clean Lagos electricity market and that over ten sites have been considered for the one-gigawatt solar grid-scale project, including the Egbin terminal plant site, Ikorodu, Badagry, Agbara, Ogudu, and others.

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