In a resolve to boost power supply and contribute to the National Grid, Proton Energy has undertaken the construction of a 150 megawatts power project in Sapele, Delta State.
Adhering to its Corporate Social Responsibility principles, top executives of Proton Energy led by its Executive Vice Chairman, Mr Oti Ikomi met with the Orodje of Okpe, His Royal Majesty Felix Mujakperuo (rtd Major-General) at the weekend. At the meeting were representatives of the Delta State government led by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Power and Energy, Dr. A.F. Onajeta.
Others include Mr. Uche Okoli, Executive Director, Proton Energy; Mr. Z. Demirovic of SIEMENS and Mr. Chu of CMEC, a Chinese company.
The energy company which began operations in 2011 aims to add 1500MW of installed capacity to the national grid as part of its plan to deepen energy supply in Nigeria and parts of Sub-saharan Africa.
The 150 MW power plant under development in Sapele is expected to expand to 500 MW when the second phase of the project comes on stream.