Powering rural Nigeria with clean and affordable energy

Small and medium-sized enterprises are important to Nigeria’s economy, generating employment and economic opportunities for millions of people, but their profitability and growth potential are affected by unreliable and inadequate power supplies. This story of change explains how Embedded Advisers provided by Policy Development Facility Phase II are assisting with Nigeria’s Energizing Economies Initiative, which supports the rapid deployment of off-grid solar and natural gas power solutions, and is creating new economic opportunities in rural Nigeria. Set to cover more than 300 locations, it has the potential to transform local economies, boost performance of small businesses, create jobs and reduce poverty.

Resource type: Stories of change
Sector: Economy, Environment, Infrastructure, Power
Year: 2019

File type: PDF

Number of pages: 4

File size: 146 KB