Negotiations ongoing for concession of 30MW Gurara hydro plant – Official

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The Federal Ministry of Water Resources, said on Tuesday that negotiations were on to fully concession the 30MW Gurara Power Plant in Kaduna State. The project is expected to enhance power supply in the northwest part of the country.

Mr Benson Ajisegiri, Director, Water Supply and Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the ministry, who made the disclosure, said the Gurara dam would also provide sustainable, cost-effective and feasible option of boosting potable water supply to Abuja.

According to him, the concession model adopted will allow one concessionaire to take custody of the project for a period of time as determined by the financial analysis. He added that the concessionaire will be responsible for generating hydro power and connecting it to the transmission network made available by the Transmission Company of Nigeria for distribution.

Source: Vanguard


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