18 July 2012, Sweetcrude, LAGOS – AN indigenous Nigerian company, Pacific Energy Limited, says it is partnering with a Chinese firm, Sepco111, in the construction of a 1,200 megawatts (MW) coal power plant in Benue State.
Making this known, Wednesday at the opening of the Sepco-Pacific Electric Power Training Centre in Olorunsogo, Ogun State. Dr. Adedeji Adeleke, chairman of Pacific Energy, said the project would cost $4 billion to complete and would go to boost Federal Government’s desire for improved power supply nationwide.
According to him, the groundbreaking ceremony for the project would be coming up soon.
Sepco111 is already involved in the Nigerian power sector, having built and is managing the 750MW capacity Olorunsogo power plant, one of the plants under the National Integrated Power Project, NIPP.