Global Information and Com-
munication Technology infra- structure provider- Huawei has restated its commitment to continuous investment in in- novation in technologies and products to enable green en- ergy to benefit all industries, thereby transforming them from energy consumers to en- ergy producers.
The president of Huawei Dig- ital Power, Sub-Saharan Africa Region, Xia Hesheng, affirmed this commitment during the Smart PV and Energy Storage
System Summit for Nigerian Manufacturing and Commerce 2023 held at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Lagos, on Monday, Sep- tember 18, 2023.
Speaking at the event, Hesh- eng disclosed that Green Pow- er will eliminate all the numer- ous challenges with electricity and traditional energy, includ- ing constant power outages, un- stable power, and the rising cost of Diesel, Petrol and Gas.
He de- clared that only 52 per cent of Pops have access to power, with an average of 12 Hours of Power Outage per day, while fuel prices rose more than 3 to 4 times in
2023 compared to 2022.
According to Hesheng, re- newable energy as the prima- ry source of energy stood at 28 per cent in 2020 and is project- edtogrowto67in2030and 91 percent in 2050, respective- ly, while electricity as the core consumed energy stood at 22 per cent as of 2020 and expect- ed to increase to 29 per cent in 2030 and 51 per cent by the
The Director-General of the
Manufacturers’ Association of Nigeria (MAN), Segun Ajayi- Kadir, who was represented by the Director, Corporate Servic-
es Division, Ambrose Oruche, commended Huawei and MP- DCL on the partnership initia- tive, stating that this noble idea would positively transform the manufacturing landscape, es- pecially in the quest for a cost- effective clean energy source.
In his remarks, the Acting Managing Director of Manu- facturers Power Development Company Limited (MPDCL), Oweh Mba-Sam, explained that the company is commit- ted to partnering with credible vendors such as Huawei to pro- vide sustainable power supply to MAN member companies.