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Chinese solar power investors, local associates set to build plant in Nigeria

Leading Chinese solar equipment manufacturers, Shenzhen KangMingSheng Technology Industry and indigenous subsidiary, Kamisafe Nigeria have reached an understanding to set up a manufacturing plant for solar-powered equipment in Nigeria.

The decision to set up the production platform stemmed from the unprecedented market for the products on the background intractable power crisis frustrating developments in Nigeria.

Otherwise, the new idea will among other things, lead to the production of renewable energy gadgets that would help improve access to power supply across the country.

In his remarks while inaugurating the Kamisafe Reader at the 50th Anniversary Conference and Exhibition of the Nigerian Optometry Association, the Marketing Manager of Kamisafe Nigeria, Mbam Goodluck, said “We are perfecting plans to site a manufacturing plant in Nigeria to produce solar-powered equipment for households, offices, schools, hospitals, communities, etc. The plant will be used for the production of solar-powered street lights, indoor renewable lamps, rechargeable energy-saving lamps, multi-functional mobile power supply, fans and many more”. He stressed that “This move will further enhance clean energy access to power users across the country; for we know that the world is gradually tilting towards the use of environmentally friendly energy, as most people now talk about clean energy. So, it is important to note that one major way you can get clean energy is through the use of solar to power your gadgets.”

Business Hilights recalls that earlier this month, an international agency gave an indication to invest substantial amount to produce power for sub-Saharan Africa using solar energy.