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ENERGY: LASG Partners  A4&T Power  Solutions, Ikeja Electric 

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In a bid to make Lagos a 21st-century economy, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration has collaborated with A4&T Power Solution and Ikeja Electric PLC in accelerating sustainable energy access across the State with a ground-breaking ceremony for the development of an interconnected Solar Mini Grid in Eredo, Epe Local Government,

Speaking at the ceremony, Sanwo-Olu said the Grid, which was initially 0.88Mega-watts but had been scaled to up to 2MW, is an interconnected Solar Mini Grid developed by A4&T Power Solutions Limited in partnership with Ikeja Electric PLC.

The Governor, represented by the Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Engr. Olalere Odusote, said the innovation is expected to provide energy access to five communities in Eredo.

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His words, “This laudable project is a step in the right direction towards bridging the energy gap and enabling universal sustainable energy access in Lagos State. The State Government, through its Off-Grid Electrification Strategy and Action Plan, has set a target to achieve ~1GW of Solar PV generation by 2030.

The collaborative efforts of players in the sector, such as is being witnessed today between A4&T Power Solutions Limited and Ikeja Electric PLC, will help to accelerate the achievement of this target”.

Sanwo-Olu reiterated that in line with the T.H.E.M.E.S agenda of Making Lagos a 21st Century Economy, his administration supports collaborative efforts aimed at accelerating sustainable energy access across the State as it continues to provide forward-thinking leadership and the enabling environment towards facilitating improved electricity supply for its continuously increasing populace.

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The Governor said, “The State Government is dedicated to fostering investment in the electricity sector towards achieving an optimal energy mix and will continue to support, encourage and partner with forward-thinking corporate entities to further promote and deepen sustainable off-grid electrification in the State”.

He, therefore, expressed gratitude to A4&T Power Solutions Limited and its development partners for choosing Lagos State as the investment destination and applauded the management of Ikeja Electric PLC for its dedication and demonstrated efforts towards improving electricity supply in unserved and underserved communities across the State.

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