16 April 2012 – Nigeria’s first ever wind power project is due for commissioning in July 2012 in Kastina State. The project, which is being funded by the Japanese International Cooperation Agency, JICA, will contribute 10 MW to the national grid.
 
In addition an 800 kW solar power project is underway which will directly supply the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University.