FG launches Energy Management System(EMS)
The Federal Government has launched the fully furnished Energy Management System (EMS)
The Energy Management System is an off-grid electricity SCADA system for integrated Energy Management and Control system.
The Minister of Power, Chief Adebayo Adelabu ably represented by the Director, Renewable and Rural Power Access Engr. Ali-Dapsharima Abubakar, revealed that the off-grid electricity Scada System was put together in partnership with the Korean Government under Official Development Assistant (ODA) program.
Adelabu noted that Energy Management System which completion coincides with the Electricity Act, 2023 under Section 154, will enable the Rural Electrification Agency to monitor projects effectively, generate and analyses data remotely to ensure its projects performance .
According to him, the Integrated Energy Management System will enable investors to have real time data for Electricity planning and market intelligence.
The Honorable Minister of Power while commending the collaboration stated that collaborations such as these will help bridge the gap between the served and the underserved”
The managing Director /CEO, Rural Electrification Agency, Engr. Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad, earlier in his welcome address stated that this integrated energy management system being launched today is capable of hosting all mini-grids within the 4 communities in electrified areas around the Federal Capital territories (FCT).
He also said that the milestone Achieved under the Korean Energy Project is a testament of our resolve towards collaboration with development partners in delivering our mandate
The Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, who was represented by Kim Young-chae in his goodwill message thanked the Federal Government of Nigeria for providing enabling environment for Korean Institute for Advancement of technology and its Korean implementing consortium partners (lljin Electric, S&D Powernics , Smart Grid Association and technology University of Korea) to successfully execute the projects.
He reaffirmed Republic of South Korea commitment through the official development Assistance (ODA) fund in supporting Nigeria power sector particularly on the development of solar Mini-grids
The launching was held at the Head office of Rural Electrification Agency (REA) in Wuse 2, Abuja.