Nigeria energy project includes small hydro

Nigeria is preparing to procure equipment and services for a national energy development program that includes a small hydropower component.

The Nigerian government has received a US$172 million credit from the World Bank’s International Development Association to finance the program, which includes transmission, distribution, and rural access and renewable energy components.

As part of the rural access and renewable energy component, the government plans to seek bids for a grid-connected small hydropower plant in Agbokim and Effighim in Etung LGA of Cross River State. Included is electrification of the communities. Consulting services to be procured include feasibility study and design of the hydro project.

Prospective bidders who want to be included on a mailing list for pre-qualification or bidding are invited to contact the addresses below.

For information, contact:
o Bayo Adeniyi, Manager, Project Management Unit, No. 7 Kampala St., Wuse II, Abuja, Nigeria; Tel/Fax: (234) 9-4136684; E-mail:;
o Engr. J.O. Makoju, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Power Holding Co. of Nigeria, PHCN Corporate Headquarters, 1 Zambezi Crescent, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria; (234) 9-4135500; Fax:(234) 9-2345501; E-mail:

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