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Table 1 Cost estimates for rural electrification in Nigeria

From: Expanding electricity access to all in Nigeria: a spatial planning and cost analysis

  Total number of households electrified Percentage of households electrified System total initial cost (million US$) Initial cost per household (US$) System total recurring cost per year (million US$) Recurring cost per household (US$)
Grid LV + transformer 27,833,318 98 23,041 828 8,742 314
Grid MV 1,991 72 101 4
Grid total 25,032 899 8,843 318
Mini-grid 645,644 2 500 775 162 252
Off-grid -      
Grand total 28,478,962 100 25,533 897 9,006 316