Our Assets

Existing Project

Shiroro Hydroelectric Power Station

The Shiroro Hydroelectric Power Station is a 600 MW generation plant which commenced operations in 1990 and in November 2013, NSP acquired the 30-year concession for the power station.

Shiroro Power Plc (“Shiroro”) is a hydroelectric power company located in Niger State of Nigeria. The Company was created as part of the successor companies involved in the privatization programme of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Shiroro remains Nigeria’s most recent hydroelectric plant, hosting Nigeria’s SCADA operated national control center, switchyard facilities (including a technical “step down” function for the enhanced distribution into the national grid), advanced control room, and modern training facilities.

Ongoing Project

Gurara Hydroelectric Power Plant

North South Company Limited, was recently awarded the preferred bidder and is currently negotiating the Concession Agreement of the 30MW Gurara Hydroelectric Power Plant located in Kaduna State.

Shiroro Solar Power Project

North South Power Company Limited is expanding its renewable energy platform with a proposed 300MW solar generating facility. The solar farm will be developed to create a synergy with the Hydroelectric Power Plant thereby creating the first solar-hydro integrated plant in the region.

Key Attributes

  • 3 hours from Abuja, the Federal Capital city of Nigeria
  • Average solar irradiation of 5.42Kwh/m2/day
  • 12 Km from existing Shiroro substation and
  • 12 Km from existing Shiroro Hydroelectric power plant
  • 0.1 km from major road network (Gwada-Shiroro Road)
  • Land flat and unsettled as previous occupants have been resettled

Milestones

  • Completion of preliminary technical feasibility report
  • Completion of the bankable technical feasibility report
  • Approval of transmission connection by Transmission Company of Nigeria
  • Approval of Environmental and Social Impact assessment studies by the Federal Ministry of Environment