The Azura-Edo Power Project is the first project financed Independent Power Plant (IPP) in Nigeria. The project consists of the development, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of a 450MW gas fired plant located in Edo State.
The project currently holds a power purchase agreement with NBET for a total capacity of 450MW for on-grid power. The Azura-Edo IPP is currently under construction and is expected to reach its commercial operations date by December 2018. NBET (through its Project Management Unit) carries out supervisory role on the project to ensure the project implementation carried out by its EPC contractors (Julius Berger and Siemens handling the civil works and factory works respectively) is according to specification, standard operating procedures and within the timeline.
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