Nigeria champions renewable energy, get first academy in Africa
As the nation battle to be self sufficient in electricity, ASTEVEN Group has officially launched the first Sub Sahara Renewable Energy Academy in Nigeria.
Students of the academy will be trained green vendors, service providers, installers, technicians and dealers in renewable energy technologies. Graduates will receive global certifications that will eliminate the quacks that currently operate in the industry.
Speaking during the launch of the ASTEVEN Renewable Energy Academy and Centre of Excellence, in Ogun State, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, ASTEVEN Group, Dr. Sunny Akpoyibo, said: “This Academy was borne out of a necessity to develop local capacity, change the course of power access in Nigeria and increase job creation.