The University of Benin Solar PV Park – Battery Energy Storage System is a 5,000kW energy storage project located in Benin city, Edo, Nigeria.

The project was announced in 2019 and will be commissioned in 2021.


The key applications of the project are renewable energy integaration, electric energy time shift and reliable power supply.

Additional information

The Federal Ministry of Education in Nigeria has issued a Request for Qualification (RfQ) for 15 MW ground-mounted solar project with a 5 MW battery energy storage system at the University of Benin. The projects will be developed on Public-Private- Partnership (PPP) mode. The objective of the project is to provide reliable and cost-effective electricity to support learning, training, research and development in the university.


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