Prado Power, in Collaboration with USADF, RMI & Charm Impact, Commission Solar Mini-Grid and Agro-Processing Hub in Mbiabet Ikot, Nigeria

This press release originally appeared on Prado Power’s website. Prado Power is a member of the Energizing Agriculture Programme’s Agriculture-Energy Innovation Accelerator and their team writes here about a minigrid project they recently commissioned in collaboration with a consortium of partners. Prado Power, February 2023—In line with our vision to improve energy access and provide […]

Electrifying Nigerian Agriculture with Clean Minigrids to Improve Livelihoods

Note: This article first appeared on USAID’s Facebook Page, and is also available at A 2020 Power Africa study found immediate opportunity to initiate and scale the productive use of energy from Nigerian minigrids by electrifying three prevalent agricultural processing activities: rice milling, grain flour milling, and cassava grating. Andrew Allee, James Sherwood, Falaq Tidjani, Ayodeji […]

REA Launches New Program to Boost GDP, Accelerate Renewable Energy and Unlock Agricultural Productivity in Nigeria

The Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency, in collaboration with RMI and supported by the GEAPP, launches the Energizing Agriculture Program to catalyze economic development and improve rural livelihoods in Nigeria through linking minigrids and agricultural productivity Abuja, Nigeria—March 31, 2022 Today, the Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency (REA) and RMI, an independent nonprofit focused on transforming the […]