July 21, 2024

Oando signs deal with Cross River state to develop 100MW wind farm

Oredola Adeola


Oando Clean Energy (OCEL), the renewable energy business subsidiary of Oando PLC Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Cross River State Government for the development of a 100-megawatt wind farm, as part of a broader initiative to develop renewable energy infrastructure in the state.


This was revealed by the company on Wednesday, in a statement after representatives of Oando and Cross River state inked the deal, on the sideline of the ongoing COP28 summit in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)



Senator Prince Bassey Otu, Governor of Cross River State, who was represented in Dubai by Mr. Oden Ewa. Commissioner for Special Duties at the signing ceremony said.  “This landmark agreement marks a significant step forward in Cross Rivers’ journey towards a cleaner and more sustainable future.



“The MOU paves the way for the transitioning of our mass transit system to cleaner and less expensive fuels whilst also allowing for the use of our natural resource, wind, to provide electrification for our people,” Commissioner for Special Duties.



Dr. Ainojie Irune, OCEL President / CEO, earlier in the remark said his company is committed to ensuring that this journey to a cleaner and more sustainable energy future is as seamless and as easy as possible.



“By putting our confidence in, not only the technology but the partnership and ensuring that the Cross River State Government and her people reap the benefits of generating power from sustainable sources,” he said.