09 FEBRUARY 2022

Starsight Energy Delivers 876kWp Solar System for Nile University of Nigeria in Abuja


Lagos, Nigeria – 9th February 2022: Starsight Energy, the leading African Commercial and
Industrial (“C&I”) solar power provider, today announced the completion of an 876-kWp solar
installation for the Nile University of Nigeria campus in Abuja. This project will deliver reliable
clean energy to power the University’s buildings for more than two decades, ensuring the
University has the infrastructure needed to continue to serve Nigeria’s higher-education

Starsight Energy is the leading supplier of renewable energy systems to C&I clients in Nigeria.
Starsight’s tailored solar power and cooling solutions deliver significant savings in energy and
CAPEX costs to educational sector clients while ensuring that critical teaching is not interrupted
by power outages.

Nile University is a leading private university, and a member institution of Honoris United
Universities, with over 6,000 students across six faculties including a college of health sciences.
Starsight’s solution comprises of two solar installations that allow for flexible switching from grid
power for maximum efficiency. These systems have a combined capacity of 876 kWp and are
projected to prevent over 14,888 tons of CO2 emissions over the project’s lifetime.
Furthermore, the solar installations will be one of the first in Nigeria to generate carbon credits
through Starsight’s recent carbon credit certification.

Tony Carr, Starsight Energy CEO, commented, “we are thrilled to have completed this system
for the University. Starsight is committed to supporting higher education in Nigeria by ensuring
that schools and universities have uninterrupted power so that academic staff can focus on
instruction and not worry about the lights staying on. We look forward to working with Nile
University of Nigeria throughout the project’s lifetime, and we are already experiencing an
increase in interest in similar services since the recent increase in grid tariffs.”

Lateef Kareem, CFO of Nile University of Nigeria, added, “infrastructure remains a critical
element for economic development in Nigeria and the education sector is not isolated in this
regard. As part of our investments to increase capacity in response to the growing market
demand, our university needed a tailored solution that ensured consistent power supply while
also optimising our energy costs. Starsight was the right choice for us, and their team designed,
tested, and delivered our solar solution in great time. Further, the CO2 avoidance enabled by
these systems will go far to advance the University’s sustainability goals.”

Founded in 2015, Starsight Energy is the leading African Commercial & Industrial (C&I) energyas-a-service provider. It has deployed 48 MW of installed generating capacity, 35 MWh of
storage, and 17,754 HP in cooling capacity across 547 sites in all Nigerian states and Ghana
and has recently expanded into East Africa. The Company’s team of highly experienced
professionals provides power solutions to the most demanding enterprises, including banks,
petrol station operators, schools, universities, and large commercial agricultural companies.
Starsight’s proprietary smart technology optimizes energy consumption enabling customers to
significantly reduce energy costs and boost profitability without incurring any upfront expense.
Starsight delivers an end-to-end service, from assessing a client’s energy needs to the
installation and maintenance of a renewable energy solution to ongoing technical support.
Starsight’s long-term relationships with its blue-chip clients reflect the quality of its in-house
engineering, procurement, and construction services, along with the reliability of its operations,
maintenance, and customer service. Together these provide customers with the peace of mind
that all their power-related issues are in trustworthy hands.

Starsight Energy has consistently maintained the highest ESG credentials and continues to
reduce its customers’ carbon footprint and harmful diesel emissions. The Company is backed by Helios Investment Partners and Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers.

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Nile University of Nigeria (NUN) is a private university located in Abuja, Nigeria. The university
was established in 2009 to contribute to Nigeria’s human capital development through the
provision of high-quality tertiary education. At the time of formation, NUN had three faculties (Arts
& Social Sciences, Engineering, and Natural & Applied Sciences) and 93 students. In 2014, Nile
University of Nigeria established its School of Postgraduate Studies. NUN currently has over
6,000 students and six academic faculties (Health Sciences, Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering,
Management Sciences, Natural & Applied Sciences, and Law). In 2020, Nile University joined
Honoris United Universities, the first and largest Pan-African private higher education network,
starting a new era of increased growth opportunities for NUN and its students.
Nile University provides students with a conducive environment for learning to achieve their
potential. As a member institution of Honoris United Universities, the University is commited to
ensuring that students are provided with an education that boosts their employability and equips
them to create success stories alliged with its motto “Build Your Success for a Better Society”.

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