Dolapo Kukoyi

Dolapo Kukoyi

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Dolapo Kukoyi is a partner at Detail and leads the firm’s power practice. She is one of the leading lawyers in Nigeria’s power sector. Her transactional experience includes advising the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on the 213 billion-naira intervention fund for the Nigerian electricity supply industry, and advising clients on the privatisation of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) and National Integrated Power Project (NIPP) assets in the Nigerian power sector. Dolapo advised the Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP) and NERC in drafting the regulation for mini-grids below or equal to 1MW, and also advised the NESP on structuring mini-grid pilot projects in five states in Nigeria (Niger, Ogun, Sokoto, Cross River and Plateau). She is currently advising the Lagos State government on the Light Up Lagos project to facilitate the delivery of 3000MW through embedded power generation. Dolapo serves as lead for the Climate Change thematic group of the Sustainability Policy Commission of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group and is an advisory board member of the Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria. Dolapo earned her law degree from the University of Ibadan in 2001 and holds a diploma in intellectual property law from the International Bar Association and the College of Law of England and Wales (2007).

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