Solar panels / Nigeria

Dutch solar module producer Solarge to produce 1 GW lightweight panels/year in Nigeria. To realize the project, it has secured the support of the Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria (InfraCorp) and African Green Infrastructure Investment Bank (AfGIIB). InfraCorp is an infrastructure development vehicle managed by an independent infrastructure fund manager. The trio signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at the COP28.  Preparation for the manufacturing project is scheduled to begin in Q1/2024 for commercial operations to begin in 2025. Solarge claims its patented technology can reduce carbon emissions by 20% to 80% compared to conventional solutions. The panels are 100% circular and unbreakable, according to the manufacturer.

(Taiyang News – 12/12/2023)