Nigerian Man Spends R84k to Install Solar Batteries for Home Electricity, Enjoys 24/7 Light

Nigerian Man Spends R84k to Install Solar Batteries for Home Electricity, Enjoys 24/7 Light

  • A Nigerian man said he invested some money to install solar electricity for his private use
  • Mr Banks shared a photo of the solar system on X, noting that he spent at least R84k to install it
  • More Nigerians are beginning to invest in solar following poor power supply and an increase in electricity tariff

A Nigerian man has joined several others who solved their electricity issue with an alternative.

Mr Banks disclosed that he spent millions to set up a solar system so he could have a steady power supply.

Nigerian man installs solar at home.
The Nigerian man now enjoys a constant power supply after installing a solar battery. Photo credit: Klaus Vedfelt, Peshkova, @Mrbankstips. Man's photo is used for illustration only.
Source: UGC

Man turns to solar power

A new electricity tariff kicked off in Nigeria in April, and since then, several social media posts on X have indicated that many Nigerians are embracing solar energy.

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Mr Banks, who joined the "solar system gang", disclosed that he spent a whopping R84k to install it.

Sharing the picture on X, he wrote:

"Already have, went to get them myself."

Someone pointed out that he was supposed to get a particular type of battery, and he responded that it would have cost him R120k.

His stated:

"That would’ve cost me R120k I saved R36k on this."

See the post below:

Reactions as man installs solar

Social media users took to the man's comment section and had a mouthful to say.

@UG0_Uche asked:

"You didn't get the Huawei solar system again boss?"

@Ruudmasta asked:

"Bossman, please what's the total package cost and how many KVA."

@Ultimatefotyfan said:

"How much did it cost, planning of getting mine."

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@Kesh98527297Mon commented:

"Where did you get this from, please."

@Cjsolar3 said:

"Got this 17.5klw lithium battery with 5 years warranty and 10kva inverter. It will carry 4 tv 3 Ac etc 8.5m only."

@Tayo__Balogun said:

"I fix solar inverter and battery starting from 300k for 500VA to 1000VA capacity to any capacity you want payment after service."

@KennethOgb93393 said:

"See as the setup nice."

Young student builds power station that can charge laptop and phone

Meanwhile, Briefly News shared that a Federal University of Technology Akure student has developed a laptop power bank, power station, and emergency wall lamp. One of the electrical and electronics engineering scholar's inventions, which can store up to 300 watt-hours of energy, can charge six laptops and 21 smartphones.

The wall lamp's internal battery of 10,000mAh helps the device stay on for hours and has temperature control, overcharging protection and over-discharging protection.

Source: Legit.ng

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