Rural Electrification Agency has made public the intention Government of Nigeria’s 5M Solar Connections Programme, through the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Development Finance Department, is open for applications. The 5M Solar Connection Programme’s three main objectives are to:
- Expand energy access to 25 million individuals by providing 5 million new connections through the provision of solar home systems (SHS) or construction and operation of mini grids;
- Increase local content in the off-grid solar value chain, through facilitating the growth of the local manufacturing industry; and
- Incentivize the creation of 250,000 new jobs in the energy sector.
- The guidelines can be downloaded here https://cbn.gov.ng/Out/2020/DFD/Solar%20Connections%20Facility%20Guidelines%201.0.pdf.
You can access a list of designated point of contacts for various financial institution and the loan application template here https://rea.gov.ng/5million-solar-application-guidelines/
The guidelines can be downloaded here https://cbn.gov.ng/Out/2020/DFD/Solar%20Connections%20Facility%20Guidelines%201.0.pdf.
For successfully pre-qualified NEP applicants, view the application guide, download application templates and submit your application here https://rea.gov.ng/5million-solar-application-guidelines/.