The Nigeria Climate Innovation Center (NCIC) aims to support Nigerian entrepreneurs and SMEs in developing profitable and context-specific solutions to climate change, particularly the deployment of solar off-grid technologies. The NCIC provides holistic, country-driven support to accelerate the development, deployment and transfer of locally relevant climate and clean energy technologies. The NCIC will provide incubation, capacity building services and financing to Nigerian entrepreneurs and new ventures that are developing innovative solutions in Off-Grid Solar sector, Renewable Energy, Water/Waste Management and Agribusiness to address climate change challenges.
Our focus area
Off Grid Solar Sector
In Nigeria, a majority of people lack access to electricity or have very poor access to the grid. Businesses throughout all economic sectors cite electricity as one of the main obstacles in their operations, and suffer significant revenue loss due to frequent blackouts power unreliability. This energy gap has negative impacts including job unemployment, socio-economic underdevelopment, and climate change.