American Firm To Tackle Power Challenge In Homes, Businesses
American firm, ZOLA Electric, just established in Nigeria has said it is ready to provide solutions to the power challenge in homes and business premises.
The renewable energy brand that now operates in five African countries including Nigeria opened its Nigerian branch on in Lagos last week.
Speaking at the ‘experience centre’, in Ikoyi, the Chief Executive Officer, ZOLA Electric, Bill Lenihan, said that the centre would serve as a retail hub for the business.
He explained that it would ensure seamless interactions with customers on the innovative power solutions that was aimed at bringing a permanent solution to the energy needs of Nigerians and businesses.
The company currently has two power solutions, ZOLA Flex and ZOLA Infinity.
He said, “We are excited to open our first experience centre in Nigeria which would afford Nigerians the opportunity to have a feel of how we provide clean, 24 hour reliable and affordable energy to Nigerians.
“When we started in Tanzania, we built a system for that market, particularly for those who didn’t have access to the grid whatsoever to power their homes. We are grateful today that ZOLA Electric has touched millions of lives in the process.”
He said two years ago, the company built products to serve the Nigerian market, adding that it was prepared to solve Nigeria’s acute energy problem “with these revolutionary products.”
As you aware, energy needs of countries are different and Nigeria requires a technology solution different in anything from the one we had in the past,” he added.
Also speaking shortly after the inauguration of the centre, the Managing Director, ZOLA Electric, Nigeria, Mr Abdallah Khamis, noted that the opening of the experience centre as well as the launch of Zola Infinity was a clear demonstration of the company’s capacity to solve the energy needs of Nigerians and businesses, through its products, Zola Flex and Zola Infinity.
Khamis further disclosed that ZOLA’s energy systems were accessible with payment plans from her financial partner, Sterling Bank.
The Chairman of the company, Mr Femi Tejuosho, expressed profound joy on the birth of the experience centre in Nigeria, which he said would afford Nigerians, regardless of status the unique opportunity to witness firsthand how 24 hour reliable power solution works
“We have the ZOLA Flex, which as little as about N1,000 a week can give you 24-hour electricity, as well as ZOLA Infinity which can pack as much power demand as possible,” he said.
ZOLA Electric is said to power more than 200,000 homes and businesses across Tanzania, Rwanda, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Nigeria.