FG deepens effort toward cheap, quality solar panel

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Abuja  –  of NASENI Limited (NSEL) on Friday said would intensify efforts ensure that cost of quality solar panel in country became cheap.

Mr Jafaru Mahmud, acting Managing Director, NSEL, made this known when he visited News Agency of (NAN) in Abuja.

According him, the NASENI Ltd aims at reducing the cost of quality solar panels in the country by producing panels that are 100 per cent made in .

He said “we be more involved in energy mining as we are still importing 67 per cent of what we which makes the product expensive.

“The government wants the whole to go on solar and has made some arrangements for cell which the 2016 has already captured.”

Mahmud expressed optimism that the government would achieve the feat through the organisation`s strategic plans which include; growing silicon ingots and production of silicon wafers.

The other, he said, production of solar cells locally so that Nigeria could have 100 per cent made in Nigeria solar cells and solar PV modules that could compete favourably with any other in the world.

“NSEL produces Solar PV Module/Salar Panel, 7.5 MW plant and carries out electric load survey, auditing Solar PV System installation, maintenance, training and consultancy,” he added.

Responding, the NAN Editor-in-, Malam Lawal Ado, thanked Mahmud for educating staff on solar PV panel.

He said diversification of energy sources would definitely promote national . (NAN)