The first off-grid solar house has been launched in Lagos. The undertaking was carried out by Concept Technologies, a renewable energy options firm, in collaboration with Fossil Drag Nigeria Limited.
The launch was attended by dignitaries from the federal government and personal sector.
According to the Chief Executive Officer of Concept Technologies, Mr. Tokunbo Tonade, the initiator of the undertaking, the five-bedroom bungalow solar house is powered by a 12.6kw solar off-grid system that runs 94 per cent on the ability of the solar and 6 per cent on diesel throughout cloudy climate,
He mentioned off-grid meant that the solar house had been disconnected from the nationwide electrical system.
The solar house has been operating with no blink since September three, 2016, in line with the CEO.
Tonade said that the solar energy-powered house, situated in Ejigbo, Lagos, was producing 12.6Kw of electrical energy per hour.
According to him, it powers all of the home equipment in the constructing together with six air conditioners, one water pump, three toilet water heaters and two fridges.
Other home equipment being powered in the house are: 5 LED televisions, urgent iron, microwave oven, electrical kettle, train treadmill machine and 70 models of electrical bulbs.
Tonade, the founding father of Concept Technologies, mentioned the corporate’s analysis into the toxic results of carbon emission coming from generator fumes and its hazard on the ozone layer of the earth, led the corporate into the world of renewable vitality.
He highlighted how a former Vice-President of the United States, Al Gore, impressed him to discover the world of renewable vitality.
This, he mentioned, led to the completion of the primary off-grid solar house in the nation.
“There remains to be a lot to be executed in phrases of taking this undertaking to each house. Beyond this, the corporate has a imaginative and prescient to construct solar property in each state in Nigeria,’’ he added.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chairman of Ejigbo Local Council Development Area, Mr. Bello OLoyede, mentioned the price of operating the council can be diminished if the price of operating its generator was diminished.
As such, he mentioned the council would undertake solar vitality.
The Chairman, Isolo Local Council Development Area, Shamusudeen Olaleye, who was additionally on the occasion, recalled that his council secretariat had been in darkness in the previous three months as a result of it was disconnected from the nationwide grid following a lot of points.
He mentioned the modern resolution introduced by Concept Technology would revolutionise the ability sector and the economic system in common.
A enterprise tycoon on the occasion, Mr. Dipo Akinyele, mentioned the initiative, like comparable others, wanted to be celebrated and inspired to increase.
“We want extra improvements like this. We can not proceed to be snug in mediocrity as a rustic,” he mentioned.
The Executive Director, Operations, Concept Technologies, Gbemisola Tonade, mentioned fixed energy would assist to realize accelerated development and growth.
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