Electricity: Nigerian Man Dumps NEPA, Installs 6.2KVA Hybrid Solar Inverter for Full-Day Light

Electricity: Nigerian Man Dumps NEPA, Installs 6.2KVA Hybrid Solar Inverter for Full-Day Light

  • A Nigerian man got tired of leaving his power needs to unreliable electricity supplied by NEPA and switched to solar
  • The man contracted a solar installing company to set up his new 6.2KVA hybrid inverter for a 24/7 power supply
  • More details have emerged about the capabilities of the 6.2KVA hybrid solar inverter and how long it can last

Tired of the epileptic power supply in his area, a Nigerian man has turned to solar power for rescue.

@topranksolar, who was contracted to purchase and install the solar, showed how they rendered their services for the man.

Man switches to solar power for 24/7 light, dumps NEPA
Man switches to solar power for 24/7 light supply. Photo Credit: @topranksolar
Source: TikTok

In a TikTok video, @topranksolar got to the man's house with the 6.2kVA hybrid inverter and 5.5 medium battery solar set-up he purchased.

A voiceover who explained what they did in the video said the man and his family were fed up with NEPA hassles.

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Capabilities of the solar inverter

According to @topranksolar, the solar inverter the man bought can provide him and his family with a 24-hour power supply. She added that it can power their refrigerator, TV, fan, pumping machine, washing machine, and any other electronic appliance.

A solar installer had explained the kind of solar Nigerians can install for 24 hours power supply.

Watch the video below:

Reactions trail the solar installation

nkemnnorom said:

"How much?"

Gbangbade Abiodun said:


abdullahisani09 said:

"What type of solar panel is this?"

Man charged N22m for solar power installation

In other news, a man was charged N22 million for a complete solar power installation.

The man, Eniola Akinkotu, shared his experience on X and noted that the experts in charge issued him an invoice. Eniola shared a copy of the invoice on X and said a neighbour told him the amount was exorbitant.

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The invoice he shared showed that the N22 million solar system would power three air conditioners. The system could also power televisions, laptops, bulbs, and a washing machine.

Man dumps NEPA, turns to solar

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a man had turned to solar in his bid to get 24/7 power supply.

The man said the thirst for energy independence made him conscious of how many watts his home appliances consume. From starting small in 2015, the DIY solar expert (@bigbrovar) has built an energy system with lithium batteries that have 15 megawatts of hours of energy.

In a thread on X, he detailed every part of his solar energy system, quoting his old tweets on the same energy topic. As far back as 2017, he already had a solar system that powered his freezer. The man's first solar system was only to power his phone.

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Source: Legit.ng

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