Total Nigeria Plc introduces solar energy solutions

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Total Nigeria Plc is reiterating its commitment to better energy not only through the introduction of the first solar service station in West Africa in 2013 but also further deployment of solar hybrid solutions in its strategic service stations spread across Nigeria.  Also the company is meeting the energy needs of Nigerian homes through its Solar Home Solutions designed to combat unstable power supply and provide constant electricity.

From the giant step Total Nigeria Plc took in 2013, today, the company is proud to have commissioned a total of eight solar-powered service stations in different parts of the country and these include Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Kaduna, Asaba, etc.

Total’s deep experience in providing solar energy in Nigeria is based on the use of our high-end technology and unrivalled expertise.

Through its installations it has established the cost savings benefits and effectiveness in the use of solar energy in Nigeria coupled with its abundant solar resource.

Developing renewable energy is a strategy for Total Group in the evolving energy market and an industrial responsibility to combat the menace of climate change.

The company is also expanding the entire value chain necessary for the future growth of renewable energies to include the storage (battery) sector with the acquisition of SAFT; known for its innovative and technological know-how.

The quality of Total’s solar products and services characterize the new look of position in the Nigerian solar market and most importantly its commitment to better energy.

With an established presence going back more than 80 years and a position as Africas No. 1 oil major, Total is supporting the continents sustainable energy transition. Active across the energy development and marketing chain, it employs 10,000 people in 44 countries. Africa accounts for 30% of Totals oil and gas production.

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The Group serves some 2 million customers each day at its 4,200 service stations and is also active in solar energy through its affiliate SunPower, whose assets include two power plants in South Africa. Total also deploys innovative solutions in Africa, such as Awango by Total solar lamps (6 million people have benefited from the program to date) for access to energy and money transfer services and mobile payment in the area of digital technology.

It also deploys corporate philanthropy initiatives and community outreach programs to support local economic growth, employment, public health and access to education on the continent.

About Total Nigeria Plc

Total Nigeria Plc is a Marketing & Services subsidiary of Total; a multinational energy company operating in more than 130 countries and committed to providing sustainable products and services for its customers. For over 59 years, Total Nigeria Plc has remained the leader in the downstream sector of the Nigerian oil and gas industry with an extensive distribution network of over 500 service stations nationwide and a wide range of top quality energy products and services.

Total Nigeria Plc (RC 1396) was incorporated as a private company on June 1, 1956 to market petroleum products in Nigeria. In September 11, 2001, the company had a successful merger which paved way for sustainable growth and continuous development. The share capital of the company after the merger is presently =N=169,761,000 made up of 50k ordinary shares authorized and fully paid up with Nigerian Citizens and Associations holding 38.28% of the share capital.