Nigeria’s power generation hits all time high of 7,000mw – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said at the opening of the 22nd power sector stakeholders meeting held at the premises of...

FG to partner organised private sector to evacuate stranded 2,000Mw

The Federal Government, yesterday, announced that it would collaborate with the organised private sector, comprising the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), and other Chambers...

1,129Mw of electricity expected from from 8 new plants in 2018 – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has said about 1,129 megawatts (mw) more electricity will be added to the national grid...

Discos installing substandard prepaid meters – TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said that power distribution companies (Discos) are increasingly installing meters that are non-compliant with industry standards, The Punch...

Ex-NERC boss, NUEE DG fault power sector privatisation

The immediate past Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Dr. Sam Amadi and the Secretary-General of the National Union of Electricity Employees...

Abuja Disco, 5 others drop in NERC’s Q3, 2017 performance rating

A third quarter (Q3) operational performance rating of power distribution companies (Discos) in Nigeria by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has shown that...

W’Bank provides $350m loan to Nigeria for rural electrification

The World Bank on Tuesday announced the provision of a $350m loan (N107.4bn at the official exchange rate of N307 to a dollar) for...

Nigeria has annual mini grid investment opportunities of $9.2bn – REA

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) on Tuesday disclosed that its study on Nigerian mini grid electricity development potential revealed annual investment opportunities of 9.2...

Nigeria’s grid loses 2,588mw to load rejection, gas shortages

The Nigerian electricity grid lost 2,588 megawatts (mw) to the rejection of energy by some of the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos), and the shortage...

Nigeria’s power generation returns to 4,000MW on hydro plants recovery

The nation’s power generation has returned to the 4,000 megawatts mark following the recovery in the output of hydropower plants and a few thermal...

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