The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari delivered this speech virtually at the project commissioning event on July 6, 2021.

The 1.52 MW PV and 2.28 MWh advanced solar microgrid designed and built by EM-ONE at Mabushi

I am delighted to perform the virtual commissioning of the 1.5 MW solar project that serves the four blocks of offices housing the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing on one hand and the Federal Ministry of Environment on the other hand, in the Mabushi Area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

This is a project that delivers on so many of our commitments at local and international levels.

For many years and indeed decades, our pursuit…


Vienna, 11 February 2020 — Young leaders from around the world issued a clear call to action to reset the energy transition, and they urged more young people to join them in demanding bolder clean energy and climate progress at the first SEforALL Youth Summit, which concluded today.

Hosted by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) in partnership with the Clean Cooking Alliance and EM-ONE Energy Solutions, the virtual Summit was organized by youth, for youth. …


February 9, 2021 — Toronto, Canada.

EM-ONE Energy Solutions was awarded the 2020 Canadian SDG Accelerators Awards in the SME Category. The award recognizes EM-ONE’s outstanding achievements in driving progress towards SDG 7 — ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all -and championing sustainable business practices in its operations.

Organized by ­Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC), the 2020 Canadian SDG Accelerators Awards is an opportunity for Canadian businesses and non-profits to showcase and be recognized for their efforts towards the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

GCNC has held the Awards for five years…


September 2020

EM-ONE Energy Solutions (EM-ONE) has signed a contract to engineer, procure, construct, commission and maintain solar microgrids that will provide reliable, sustainable power to three infrastructure projects, including two radio stations in Borno and Adamawa, Nigeria. The project is made possible by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the British Government’s Conflict Stability and Security Fund through the Nigeria Lake Chad Basin Program (NLCB) and implemented by Creative Associates International.

The solar power plants’ total PV capacity is 69.63 kWp with a total energy storage capacity of 215 kWh. They are expected to generate 101.02…


SDG # 7 — ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all intersects with a multitude of development outcomes.

Nigeria Electricity Hub’s June Power Dialogue, “Breaking Barriers: Can we still meet SDG 7 targets?” virtually brought together power experts from Nigeria’s public and private sector to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on universal electrification (SDG 7) targets in Africa.

Expert power sector veterans from both public and private spheres shared their insights on the achievability of energy access targets and the road map to economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic. The panel was moderated by Adaku Ufere, Deputy Chief of Party for USAID’s West Africa Energy Program. Honourable Minister of State for Power, Goddy Jedy Agba, represented Nigeria’s Federal…


A typical hospital waiting room in Northeast Nigeria

Abuja, Nigeria — July 02, 2020

EM-ONE Energy Solutions has signed a contract with the European Union to design and build solar microgrid systems that will provide 24-hour, renewable power to two 100-bed general hospitals in Borno State, Nigeria. The two solar power plants’ installed PV will be 106 kWp and 158kWp, with an energy storage capacity of 420kWh and 630kWh respectively and an advanced microgrid control system. The systems will generate 481,800 KWh of energy annually, saving 44,325,600 Naira in diesel spend and reduce CO2 generation by 516 tonnes per year.

This initiative is part of the European Union’s…


Aerial view of EM-ONE’s office compound in Abuja, Nigeria

Abuja, Nigeria — June 2, 2020

As part of a series of special projects to increase the sustainability and resilience of company operations, EM-ONE Energy Solutions has designed, built, and commissioned an advanced solar microgrid system that powers its regional West African office in Abuja, Nigeria. The solar microgrid has 31.68 kWp of PV and an energy storage capacity of 42 kWh. The system will generate 52 MWh of energy annually and result in 56 tonnes of reduced CO2 emissions per year.

EM-ONE’s Abuja office is situated in an urban and picturesque part of the capital city — Asokoro. Despite…


Doctor writing a prescription at one of the Primary Health Centers in Nigeria that are powered by EM-ONE’s solar microgrid

CHALLENGE

Africa’s power sector throughout the continent struggles with unavailable and unreliable energy access which disrupts the provision of essential public services, day-to-day productivity and stagnates the long-term economic growth for millions. In particular, the health sector suffers the brunt of this burden with over 70% of facilities lacking access to reliable power and 1 in 4 facilities with no power at all.

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, frontline health delivery centres will play a critical role in providing relief to the continent in these turbulent times. …


Mir Islam, EM-ONE’s CEO and Paul-François Cattier, Schnieder Electric’s Vice President Economic Development Africa & Middle East sign MOU at the Nigerian Embassy in Paris, France in June 2019

PARIS, FRANCE — June 14th, 2019
In an effort to play a leading role to localize and industrialize the deployment of mini-grids in West Africa, EM-ONE Energy Solutions, a sustainable engineering firm and Schneider Electric, a leader in digital energy management, automation and software have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop and execute decentralized renewable energy projects. The MoU builds on EM-ONE’s expertise in electrifying over 400 clinics, schools and rural communities in Nigeria using their proprietary containerized solar solution — the “EM-BOX.”

Recent donor and private sector motivation to build Nigeria’s off-grid power sector to address the un…


The Mabushi office complex in Abuja where the solar microgrid will be installed consists of four Federal Ministry office blocks

ABUJA, NIGERIA — June 3, 2019

EM-ONE Energy Solutions has signed a contract with Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Power Works and Housing to design and install a 1.52 MWp solar plant with a battery storage capacity of 2.26 MWh. The solar power plant will be mounted on carport and rooftop canopies and will generate 2.45 GWh of energy annually, reducing the Ministry’s energy dependence on non-renewable power sources by 71% and reducing CO2 generation by 2,600 tonnes. The solution is fully integrated and scalable so that capacity can be increased over time as demand grows.

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