Enugu CBN solar city takes off, state pledges support
The Governor of Enugu State, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has pledged to support the construction of the first solar powered estate being built by CBN Cooperative in partnership with Geometrix Homes and Estates Ltd., in Enugu.
According to a statement, the governor made the pledge when the National Executive Committee of the CBN Cooperative led by its president, Mr. Isa Aminu Buhari and the Management of Geometrix Homes and Estates Ltd paid a courtesy call on him at the Government House.
Mr. Isa Aminu Buhari while briefing the g,overnor said the project which is one of the first set to be built across states with their partner Geometrix Homes and Estates Ltd is intended to be environmentally friendly and will solve the perennial energy problem which afflicts most homes in Nigeria.
“The solar city project is situated at the reserved section of the Emene Industrial Layout. It is the second of a series of solar powered estates to be developed across the country by the CBN Cooperative in partnership with Geometrix Homes and Estates Limited” the statement indicated.
“The proposed estate comprises of over 170 plots sitting on a land area of over 14 hectares. It will be a fenced and gated neighborhood with asphalted streets, good drainage and well landscaped lawns. Other facilities such as internet backbone, security and cleaning services, etc will be provided. All the houses within the estate will be powered by solar energy along with street lights,” it said.