NERC instructs customers without prepaid meters to stop paying bills

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has reminded electricity consumers not provided with prepared meters by March 1 to stop paying electric bills presented...

FG yet to allot equity to Disco staff – BPE

The Federal Government is yet to allot the 10% equity shareholding in the privatised power distribution companies to its workers because some state governments...

World Bank in critical talks with FG over increased power supply in Nigeria

Mr Joaquim Levy, the Managing Director and Group Chief Financial Officer, World Bank, told reporters in Lagos that power was important to the development...

Cement manufacturers agree to crash price, lament energy costs

Major producers of cement in the country have assured that they are actively working to reduce the cost of the product as soon as...

NERC considers 3 metering options to eliminate estimated billing

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is considering three innovative options; Meter Service Providers (MSP) scheme, modified Credited Advance Payment for Metering Implementation (CAPMI),...

‘100 % unpaid invoices causing liquidity problems in power sector’ – MO

Market Operators in the power sector have cited the non-recovery and unpaid 100 per cent of its invoices as one of the major liquidity...

Wartsila set to build Nigeria’s largest solar power plant

The technology group Wärtsilä has received a letter of award for a 95,3MWp (75MWac) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Nigeria. The award was...

Kaduna Electric recalls 130 ex-staff members

The Management of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company has recalled 130 former employees of the company relieved of their appointments early this year. The Managing Director/Chief...

Y’ello Box provides alternative electricity supply to Nigerians via mobile phones

In what has turned out to be the world’s first, Nigeria is pioneering a new solar electricity service that is capable of providing full...

FG finally awards Mambilla dam power plant contract to Chinese firm

Nigeria has approved the construction of a $5.8 billion hydroelectric power plant by a Chinese state firm, the power minister said on Wednesday, the...

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