NDPHC, Kano state sign power purchase agreement

The Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) has signed a power purchase agreement with the Kano Government to boost water supply in the state.

Signing the agreement in Kano on Thursday, the Executive Director Generation, NDPHC, Mr Kassim Abdullahi said that the company has a total installed capacity of about 4,000 Mega Watts(MW).

“‘As I speak NDPHC has about 700 megawatts on the National Grid running.

” NDPHC has 10 generation companies and Alaoji generation company which would supply power to Kano state was one of them.

Abudullahi said that NDPHC decided to pick Alaoji because of the reliability and availability of power to be delivered under the agreement with Kano State.

He said that Alaoji Generation Company has the capacity of 500 megawatts adding that the agreement with Kano State was less than 20megawatts.

“So we have a lot of power available and I believe this agreement will give comfort to the state that we have more than enough supply to give out.

“We have done so much to ensure that the tariff we gave to Kano is highly competitive.

” We have also done a lot to ensure that the state benefit from the intervention as NDPHC has gone ahead to put in infrastructure and investment prior to the signing of the agreement.

“We have spent so much money and we are about to finalise the connection to ensure constant supply of electricity to the state,” he said.

Abdulahi said that NDPHC had signed several Power Puchase Agreement (PPAs) across the country adding that the company has bigger capacity of megawatts with some customers.


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