Osinbajo outlines renewable energy plans for Nigeria’s rural communities

The Federal Government has vowed to render operators of electricity generating sets in rural areas “jobless” by meeting the energy demands of rural communities...

NERC to grant states approval as eligible customers – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said that state governments could be given approval to apply as eligible customers...

TCN reinforces Hadejia substation with 60MVA transformer

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has carried out the reinforcement of the Hadejia132/33KV substation with an additional 60 MVA power transformer as part...

FG to distribute three million prepaid metres to citizens – Fashola

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, disclosed in Lagos on Sunday that more than three million pre-payment meters are to be...

Nigeria’s power sector is unattractive to investors – Nnaji

A former Minister of Power, Prof. Barth Nnaji, on Thursday said Nigeria’s power sector is not attractive to investors because of the harsh operational...

Kachikwu urges Shell to invest in power sector

Nigeria's Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu has urged oil giant, Royal Dutch Shell to explore the numerous opportunities that...

FG ratifies $186.6m Afam power plant project

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified the contract worth $186 million for the Afam Power Plant to boost electricity supply across the country, New...

Gas, transmission constraints prevent 2,900mw from electricity grid

The nation’s electricity grid crashed significantly to a peak generation of 3,346 megawatts (mw) yesterday, hours after 27 turbines were deprived of generating 2,979mw...

Fashola urges FG to extend ‘whistle-blowing’ policy to power sector

The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has called on the Federal Government to extend its ‘whistleblowing’ policy to the power sector...

NERC may disband boards of Discos over poor performance

The Commissioner for Engineering Performance and Monitoring, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Prof. Frank Okafor, has disclosed that the agency has initiated a regulatory proceeding...

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