Through the installation of solar solutions at Snake Island Integrated Free Zone, Nigerdock has completed the first phase of its transition to renewable energy sources.
Speaking about the initiative, Maher Jarmakani, CEO of Nigerdock, stated that the current solar operations enable Nigerdock to displace 40% of its daytime energy consumption, reduce CO2 output by approximately 2,000 metric tonnes, and meet significant emission reduction targets.
“As a self-sustaining economic hub, improving our energy consumption and reducing our carbon footprint is pivotal to our long-term operations and success. Our renewable energy solution will provide us and our growing clientele with consistent power and greater ease to conduct business,” he said.
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The project is part of a wider push by Nigerdock to develop 20MW of sustainable, cost-effective, and reliable power within the free zone.
According to reports, current solar operations enable Nigerdock to displace 40 per cent of its daytime energy consumption, reduce CO2 output by about 2,000 metric tons, and achieve significant emission reduction targets.
The solar power expansion is the next step in Nigerdock’s journey towards green port status, highlighting the company’s vision and commitment to Nigeria’s Climate Change Act, the Blue Economy, and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
This story was adapted from Leadership.