UNEP- ECN Collaboration on Promoting Clean Captive Installations for Industrial Clients in Sub-Sahara Africa

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in partnership with its collaborating centre at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (FS), is implementing “Clean Captive Installations for Industrial Clients in Sub-Sahara Africa (CICSA)” in four African countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa as part of efforts towards meeting the climate and development goals of the Paris agreement, the 2030 Agenda, as well as the Agenda 2063 of the African Union. The objective of the Project is to promote the development of clean energy generation installations for private industrial clients in key economic sectors.

In view of the foregoing, the first stakeholder consultative meeting of the Project Clean Captive Installations for Industrial Clients in Nigeria aimed at creating country’s ownership and buy-in for effective and efficient implementation of the project in Nigeria was held at the Energy Commission of Nigeria (Project Secretariat and Coordinating Agency) on Monday 18th November 2019.

The meeting had in attendance representatives of UNEP, FS, Federal Ministry of Power, Federal Ministry of Environment, Rural Electrification Agency, Transmission Company of Nigeria, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc, National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, National Power Training Institute of Nigeria and Private Investors in Renewable Energy.

DG/CEO ECN, Prof. E. J. Bala FNSE, flanked by Meseret Teklemariam and Francoise d’Estais of UNEP and other stakeholders in a group photograph.