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Who Can Supply Solar Energy In Nigeria!?

First of all,I am a bit confused as to why Nigerians don't use Solar power,are we that addicted to NEPA and noisy generators?

Japan,indonesia and alot of european countries (UK not included) are beginning to embrace solar energy.

I guess we are waiting for america to make it a trend before we pick up on it.

What are the pros and cons?

*)We have abundant sun,

*)Solar system is efficient and does not need much maintenance in comparison to gens,

*)is not noisy

*)charges in the the daytime and you can use is for hours in the night.

*)does not need diesel to operate.

*)COST EFFECTIVE!!! I heard of a company that sells a home unit for $600 in South africa.

How much do we spend on a gen,maintain it and top it up with diesel for a year in comparison?

I would be interested in getting information on any solar energy providers in Nigeria. Does anyone know?

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If we say Nigerians cannot afford a solar system at the moment, then when? Nigerians have come a long way enduring the power abuse of the NEPA and neither there was a government nor a private electric company ever emerged to let out the humdrum. The modus vivendi in the darkness like living in a far village and paying for unconsumed electric bills have become a rule and the paradigm of the modern time in Nigeria. Grounded on this scenario of life in the country, I believe no right thinking person will say a household living under the poverty level in Nigeria of today cannot afford to hold a moderate solar system that can supply four bulbs of light, two oscillating fans and a radio. What the people need is simply a matter of educating them about the long term advantages in solar system that will surpass the sum of money they will expend to have it set up. I am a dealer with solar products manufacturers in Asia carrying all sorts of solar appliances that can make life better for the average Nigerian if only the government will let it work.

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We will soon start using it

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Hi All,

I am concerned about Nigerian predicament and electricity crisis. I am in South Africa I have friends with Nigerians. They say their problem is scorching sun and electricity outages in their country. however this we have a solution for solar distribution it comes in two ways if you have land we can power up your house and your neibours house at $30000.00. Solar doesn't come cheap but ours can last for 25 years. Or we can develop a solution for the community. But if a group of households can approach me the cost by contact can decrease. I am contactable on 0827153007 or shawnmm2@yahoo.com. Every solution varies and we differ in solutions a solution was developed for schools in Angola. I can develop a prototype for a single household then the rest can folllow. So if you need correspondence and list of projects contact me on the details above. Our system doesn't limit power usage. NB we don't use any Chinese products and don't advise anyone to use if they need a permanent solution

Shawn.

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IS YOUR BUSINESS LOOKING TO STABILIZE YOUR ENERGY COSTS, HEDGE AGAINST RISING ELECTRICITY RATES, LOWER YOUR OPERATING EXPENSES, AND REDUCE YOUR IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT? IS YOUR BUSINESS LOCATED IN AN AREA WHERE UTILITY ELECTRICITY IS UNPREDICTABLE, UNRELIABLE AND MOST OFTEN UNAVAILABLE? ARE YOU HAVING TO DEAL WITH ALL SORTS OF PROBLEMS LIKE POLLUTING, NOISY DIESEL GENERATORS, COSTLY MAINTENANCE AND CONSTANT REFUELLING?

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Ezutech solar is a registered solar company in nigeria partnering with solarland india, germany etc. Our services ranges from installations of solar streetlights, household solar installations to sales, maintenance of solar products. Our products includes:

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Dude! If you could afford to convert you using Solar Power, you wouldn't need to convert!

When I first investigated this three or so years ago, it turned out that Solar Power cost N1,000 per Watt.

I looked it up again, today, and it seems to be about N500 per Watt. That is RIDICULOUS!

An ordinary Citizen cannot afford Solar Power.

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How are you my friend,am happy to say to you that there is a homebased solar energy company now in Nigeria,we commece operation two months back,contact me on my cell,08060299499 or my email”francisnnoli@gmail.com

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Solar energy electric system is the only and immediate solution to the erratic power supply in Nigeria. The Government is not serious in finding a lasting solution to the power problem. I don't know why Nigerians cannot harness this God given FREE source of power.Solar energy is used even in cold blooded countries like Germany, Canada, Spain e.t.c.

ELECTRICITY BILL CALCULATION

Many are not aware that electricity bill is not limited to the estimated bill from the utility company but also includes fueling cost, cost of the generating set and the cost of servicing the generating set. Bearing this in mind, let us calculate the cost of electricity for a period of five (5) year between the conventional power grid and a solar electric system.

Conventional power grid

Assuming that you use a 3.75KVA generating set

Cost of 3.75KVA generating set N 85,000

Assuming the useful life of Gen. Set is 5 years

Cost of Gen. Set per year N 17,000

Cost of fueling per month is N 30, 000 x 12 N 360,000

Costs of servicing/maintenance per month N 500 X12 N 12,000

Cost of Utility bill per month N 2,000 X 12 N 24,000

Cost of Electricity bill per year N 413,000

In 5 years, you would have spent =413,000 x 5= N 2,065,000 on electricity bill.

Solar Energy System

With solar energy electric system, you can reduce your electricity bill to ZERO.

Assuming that you use a 3.5KVA solar electric system,

Cost of 3.5KVA is N 520,000

Although a solar electric system will serve you for decades; let us assume the same useful life of 5 years.

Cost of solar electric system per year N104,000

Cost of fueling per year N 0

Cost of servicing/maintenance per year N 0

Cost of estimated utility bill per year N 2,000 x 12 N 24,000

Cost of electricity bill per year N128,000

In 5 years, you would have spent N 128,000 x 5 = N 640,000 on electricity bill.

That is an example of how far a solar energy system can save your hard earned money from being wasted.

HOW MUCH DOES SOLAR ENERGY COST?

Would you like to own your electricity? Want to stop worrying about rate inflation from your utility company, charging you whatever they like? Did you know that rates have been rising in Nigeria for example? They will only keep going up and up unless you do something about it!

By installing a solar electric system you can SAVE MONEY, break free from the clutches of your utility company and HELP the Environment too.

Only 20 Years ago, solar energy cost 7 times as much. Advanced technologies have contributed to the enormous decrease in price, but it is mainly due to the increase in manufacturing volumes, as more and more people realize the benefits of solar energy.

There’s more good news. Solar energy cost will continue to decline as the market continues to grow, making it even more affordable.

There is no better time than NOW to take advantage of all these incentives!

N - Just how much does solar energy cost? - N

It varies. Depending on the size of your household/business, the amount of electricity you use, the particular solar energy system you choose and how much sunshine you receive in your area to name only a few.

As a very rough guide, depending on the above conditions…

A photovoltaic system will cost between N130,000 and N 160,000 for a 1kW system.

(Or N 130 - N 160 /Watt)

An average Nigerian family, living in a 3-bedroom home will require a 1.5 - 3kW system, which will cost between N 220,000 and N 400,000.

For inquiries and quotation, contact

SOLAR REALITIES

solarrealities@gmail.com;

solarrealities@qualityservice.com

call +2348099529044

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SOLAR POWERED HOME FROM AS LOW AS #450,000

Features 5 Hours Daily Usage:

1 Refridgerator connected

Television set powered

5 Light Bulbs switched ON

1 Computer powered

2 Security Lights switched ON

For Further Discussion Contact Uchechukwu on:+2347030098944

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contact: techmart174@gmail.com

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Professional solar led street lights on the topledsupplier website, welcome to access the website and download the products catalog.

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forget nepa or phcn use this product

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your solutions are here just click www.windltd.cjb.net or call +2348099692415

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We supply solar power products. The base solar lantern (see picture below) which can replace kerosene lamps and candles costs about 2,250 naira or US$15. Please visit www.sonnensys.com for more information. You can also buy online.

Note: this product is available in Nigeria today, now. You can order today and get it tomorrow. We are seeking distributors too. If you are interested please contact me: info@sonnensys.com

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Brytesolar.com can install solar panels and solar water systems. visit their website for inverters, solar panels, batteries, charge controllers, battery chargers or send them an email: admin@brytesolar.com

Brytesolar.com

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SOLAR ENERGY IS NOT FOR NIGERIAS AT THIS MOMENT:

HELP IS TO THE WAY FOR NIGERIAS SOON AFTER FIFTY , TAKE A LOOK AT THE THIS STORY

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/02/18/60minutes/main6221135.shtml

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I know this has been asked along time ago, I supply solar energy in the US, I am seriously thinking of shifting bases to Nigeria, anyone interested can contact me, my e-mail address is solaire.energy@yahoo.com

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i am chinese solar panel manufacturer,if anyone want to know more about solar energy,or any one want to purchase,then you can reach me by : waijingmao2006@yahoo.com.cn or skype: luoping3000

I work in a solar company,so i know more about it.I am waiting for you !

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I used to have a small system that just powered my laptop, ceiling fan, and 4 energy efficient (CFL) lights. That was an 105 W panel, 12 V 100 Ah battery, and 300 W inverter. It worked great, but I had to sell it last year. It cost me about N190,000 a few years ago. I bought all the parts and installed it with an electrician friend.

There is a good manual on how to do the installation is here: http://www.nigerdeltawetlands.org/settmanual.html  But if you get a bigger system or have no electrical experience, better to get a professional installer. I hear rubitec solar (above) is good.

Companies I bought from and had good experience with:

http://www.solarmateng.com

www.highnessgroup.com

Other companies I have head of, but no personal experience:

www.alphatech-solar.com

www.solarsolve.com

Here's a list, don't know how old it is.

http://energy.sourceguides.com/businesses/byP/solar/pvS/byGeo/byC/Nigeria/Nigeria.shtml

Good luck.

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AT @

Please check this solar company, they will be live in Nigeria this Sep. 2009

http://www.ucgsolar.com/

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@ ALL

Does any body know someone who is ALREADY using this energy technology

successfully in Nigeria ? Can we have some firsthand testimonials of effectiveness ?

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Solar energy thats what we need

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Hi guys, here is an Ebay shop that sells stuff to do with Solar pannels, this will give you an Idea of cost

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/2-x-80-Watt-solar-panel-80W-PANNEAU-SOLAIRE-Placa_W0QQitemZ190304685796QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Gadgets?hash=item190304685796&_trksid=p3911.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1683%7C66%3A2%7C65%3A12%7C39%3A2%7C240%3A1318%7C301%3A1%7C293%3A1%7C294%3A24

just copy and paste on ur browser.

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The following company advertised sometime ago in Nigeria. They are based in the Netherlands and Nigeria. Check their website at: http://www.ecoru.com

Their Nigeria contact details are:

Ecoru LTD.

BHA suite

207 Road E-close

Festac Town,

Lagos, Nigeria

Email: info@ecoru.com

Phone: +234 (0)1-8517506

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My company is bringing a new product to Nigeria. Solar, wind and battery combined for both residential and large scale purposes. The home units are wind turbine and battery and the solar can be configured to it if requested at an extra costs. Unlike the solar panels, this is like our normal electric pole but rounded and it is mounted like the electric pole. We have 3.5kw, 8,5kw and 12kw and the prices are 3m, 5m and 7,5m respectively. It works 24/7, quiet and no maintainance. Lifespan is 30years. Calculate your initial investment and divide by 30years then you will understand it is value for money.

Any more information contact Engr Ayo 08060240322 or Favour 0044 7930890642 / 0803 426 8097 (when in Nigeria) or visit www.mahoboth.co.uk

This combi is the best for our climate utilising both wind and sun so it can work at all times regardless of the weather.

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That price probably doubled by now. The PV module alone will cost you about $1200.00, then the inverter, battery, cables, charge controller will cost about the same amount if not more. One draw back about solar energy is that it's not cheap. The more wattage/Amperage you need, the cost tend to triple to say the list. At the moment, it is not cost efficient.

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It is amazing how cheap and effective solar energy can be in Nigeria. I installed one for my mother in Ibadan about 5 years ago and the system is still in place working fine. It consists of two module panels mounted on the rooftop each generating about 150wats. An heavy duty battery purposely mage for solar was used. The whole idea was purely to provide light for my mother who has poor sight. Though the solar sometimes used to power a 14in TV and a portable fan. It doesnt power heavy duty stuff such as iron, fridge etc. Another bonus is that my mum's phone is always fully charged!

Five years! no petrol/dessiel and is virtually mentanance free. At that time it cost me about £1200. And I tell you, it has been a bargain! All materials are available online and there are technicians in Nigeria

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Solar energy is the future for Africa and the entire world, it will save the world alot for air polution and noise polution " You all know what i mean "

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Hi, your question seem so straight forward and the answer almost everywhere i wonder why the question is still in here. to set up a simple solar power unit for lighting, TV, sound syste

and a fan or two, 1,500USD will not do. you might be looking at about 10,000USD. i have a modest knowledge about this thing, and forget what else you hear. much as you want to save money, a key element in solar power is autonomy (the length of time a unit will stay without sunlight and still provide electric power from the battery back-up).

thee varying waether state means you have to plan for abut 72hours of such autonomy. except maybe you still plan on using generators as often as the sun decides to go on hols. feel free to ask a more direct question at no cost. i will provide same.

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Solar energy is the future for Africa and the entire world, it will save the world alot from air polution and noise polution " You all know what i mean "

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Solar energy need is upgradeable, that means you can increase the number of solar panels to suit your needs at any point in time.

For example you can purchase a two dual face solar panel rated at 53volts that gives you 103volts when connected in parrarrel, with dc output of btw 14 to 18volts.

To convert this generated dc into alternating current, you have to purchase according to your need a pure sine wave inverter of either 1.5kva or 2.5kva or maximum of 5kva, you will obtain a precise ac volts 220volts during daytime or less in cloudy weather, if you have a 5kva inverter, it can power a fridge, 3/4hp ac, tv,lights, fan that are rated in ac volts etc.

Then to use same at night your requirement of a deep cycle battery will be 2 500volts amp connected in parrallel, an over charging switch to cut off the charging of the solar panel when the deep cycle battery reaches its charging limits, while you re using the sun power during the daytime, the system automatically switches over to battery power when the sun goes down.

But for a well friendly solar powered home, i recommended that all appliances be rated in dc. this will go a long way to save the battery energy.For a maximum concentration of sun energy on the panel you all ought to fix the panel at angle of 15 degree btw east and west.

Inverter can be bought at Alaba, Onitsha markets, Solar panel you can source it thru internet www.asiansources.com or www.globalsources.com

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http://www.pscsolar.com/solar_residential.htm

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Hi House,

Our Power problems is about to end permanently. We have just incorporated Green Energy Solutions Technology (Nig); a partner company with Green Energy Solutions Technology (USA) to bring an end to this problem in Nigeria. With solar energy or wind energy, you can have your house powered 24/7 without support from the National grid. If your power network at home is grid-tied, you can even return excess power to the utility!!!

Watch out for this technology in Nigeria very soon.

Count yourself lucky to be among the first to read this.

For further enquiries; contact gestllc@hotmail.com

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once again to those in yankee, I can imagine that your solar systems would cost you $30K becos you guys want to power all watts hungry gadgets in the house, in NAIJA we will be happy to have constant light in the palor and have the tv running in the eve.

Now you don't need £30K to light up a bulb and power ur flatscreen!

google solar panel to see online prices and visit this url to learn about the technology.

http://www.crest.org/articles/static/1/995469913_2.html

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@doespinner,

I came across this interview which stated that for as little as N50,000, electricity can be provided in homes through solar technology

pls read more: http://www.nigerianmuse.com/projects/EnergyDevelopmentProject/_With_N50_000_electricity_can_be_provided_in_most_rural_homes_through_solar_technology_says_Owelle_in_an_INTERVIEW

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@doespinner,

I am interested in solar as well. Please educate me some more.

Also, if you have the details of the South African company, post it here.

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@doespiner ,the materials here may not cost you that much but the labor here is always more expensive than materials, i am into real estate here in america too. i looked into that solar system here it will cost you close to $30,000. i have a neighbor here that have it by my house.

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if it will cost $1,500 everyone here in america will have it by now. i live in yankee. $1,500 is my mortgate payment every month. i would have put one in my house right now. my gas bill is $500 just to heat my house, electri bill is $100 per month. give me that person's phone so i can get me one for my house

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haba 30K !!!

I am talking about solar for residential use and not industrial.

A 2meter * 2meter solar panel should be sufficient to light up a house (maybe your TV too but not the fridge)

there are different types of Solar systems.Some for supplying heat to the house,the other just to light it up.

If you browse the internet you will come across cheap solar systems. I allready have a supplier who sells a mobile

unit for $1500 in yanky.

I was only hoping I could get it in Nigeria so I don't go through the expense of importation.

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solar system here in american almost close to $30,000, i was trying to put it on top of my house until i knew how much. if it is that cheap in south africa everyone in nigeria should have it by now

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