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A solar plant—which will generate 2.45 GWh of energy per year, and has 2.26MWh Tesla Powerpacks—has been installed in Abuja, Nigeria to cut expenditure and reduce the Federal Ministry's energy dependence on fossil energy sources. The goal is to reduce CO2 emission by 2,600 tons.
A solar station using Tesla Powerpack energy storage was installed in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. EM-ONE Energy Solutions has signed a contract with the Federal Ministry of Energy and Housing of Nigeria to design and install a 1.52 MW solar power plant with a 2.26 MWh battery capacity in 2019. The solar plant has been installed on carports and rooftop sheds and will generate 2.45 GWh of energy per year. The solution is fully integrated and scalable, so capacity can grow over time as demand grows.
Elon Musk's Tesla 2.26MWh batteries have now been installed at federal ministries in Abuja to cut expenditure on diesel. They would serve as backup to the newly completed 1.5Mwp solar hybrid plant at the premises, providing 70% of the electricity.— ᴏᴍᴀsᴏʀᴏ ᴀʟɪ ᴏᴠɪᴇ™☤🇳🇬 (@OvieNews) February 17, 2021
📷Pic 3 illustration : Tesla pic.twitter.com/uqAaNpaRmU
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