Petrocam Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of Petrocam Trading (Pty) Limited of South Africa has opened another solar-powered petrol station in Lagos as part of the company’s drive to increase its local presence in the downstream sector of Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.

Before its current drive to penetrate the local market, the company’s major focus was importing refined petroleum products such as petrol, gasoil, kerosene, naphtha, lubricants and greases for the oil marketing companies in Nigeria.

But in a renewed drive to tap into the local market, the company has opened another solar-powered filling station in Lekki area of Lagos, thus bringing to three the company’s filling stations that are solar-powered in Lagos. Gennex Technologies is the provider of solar solutions for Petrocam Stations.

 Speaking to journalists during the opening ceremony of the new station in Lekki area of Lagos, the Executive Director in charge of Engineering at Gennex Technologies, Mr. Tunji Tayo noted that the 112 kilowatt-capacity solar power panels would guarantee 24 hours of uninterrupted power supply to the station.