Forte Oil, others invest $94m in Geregu power plant

Forte Oil Plc and the other new owners of the Geregu Power Plant in Kogi State have invested $94 million in the plant targeting...

3000MW Mambilla hydro plant key to Nigeria’s energy mix – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) has identified the construction of Mambilla Hydro Power Plant in Taraba State as key...

Military, paramilitary owe us N1 bn — Jos Disco

The Executive Director, Marketing, Jos Electricity Distribution Company, Jibo Verr  has said that the military and paramilitary agencies owe the company a backlog of...

Discos initiate moves for 46% hike in electricity tariff

Electricity consumers serviced by the nation’s 11 Distribution Companies (Discos) may soon be on a collision course with the power vendors over impending moves...

Power Council approves return of CAPMI scheme for metering

The National Council on Power (NACOP) has approved the return of the Credited Advanced Payment for Metering Implementation (CAPMI) scheme abolished last year by...

Nigeria now trades electricity under global conditions – FG

The federal government has said Nigeria’s Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) is now showing signs of an electricity market with globally recognised standards in trading...

Nigeria’s power reform fixated on on-grid electricity – SEPAN

The president of the Sustainable Energy Practitioners Association of Nigeria (SEPAN), Dr. Magnus Onuoha, has said that Nigeria’s electricity reform which officially started in...

Electricity: Senate kicks against estimated billing

The Senate, yesterday, called on the managers of electricity in the country to discard what it described as ‘’estimated billing’’ in charging consumers, saying...

FG to checkmate technical incompetence in power sector

The federal government has set up a complementary technical framework to gauge and ascertain the level of compliance by participants to technical requirements in...

Zungeru hydropower project to be commissioned in 2019 – Gov Bello

Niger state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has expressed optimism that the 700 Megawatts Zungeru Hydro-electricity generation project will be completed for commissioning on...

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