Energy Minister Unveils Electricity Data System
The Minister of Energy, Eng. Abubakar D. Aliyu, unveiled an enhanced Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) data system that provides data for expanding access to electricity.
Speaking in Abuja yesterday at the unveiling of Version 3 of the SE4ALL platform, the Minister said the new online system is part of the Nigerian Energy Support Program (NESP) and was produced with the support of the European Union (EU) and the German Federal Government. Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
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The Head of Green and Digital Economy at the Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ms. Inga Stefanowicz, said: “The data collected and the new tools will be used to serve as a prefeasibility for private sector investments. , enable the development of policies and frameworks as well as the monitoring of policy objectives.
Chargé d’Affaires of the German Embassy in Nigeria, Mr. Martin Huth, said the interactive web-based platform will help the regulatory framework improve electrification efforts and provide the private sector with data on plans. business for investments.
Program Manager, NESP, Mr. Duke Benjamin, said the first version of the platform was launched in November 2020 and made significant use of distribution network data and off-grid surveys.
The latest version integrates data on mini-grids, the electricity sector and Solar Home Systems (SHS).