EEDC begins load shedding in Umuahia, environs

The Enugu Electricty Distribution Company (EEDC) has embarked on load shedding in Umuahia and its environs, IWIN reports. An authoritative source at the company’s head...

FG set to concession 6 small hydro power dams

The federal government plans to concession 6 small hydro power dams in the coming weeks, from which it would expect to get an additional...

Kwara to deploy solar energy in rural areas, others

The Kwara State governor; Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has said that his government is to deploy solar energy systems to villages, small scale businesses and...

Lafarge set to add 30MW to Nigeria’s grid in 2018

Lafarge Africa Plc says it has concluded plans to inject about 30 mega watts (MW) of electricity into the national grid by 2018, The...

NAPTIN taps into €13m fund to train African power firms

The National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN) has been endorsed by the Association of Power Utilities in Africa (APUA) as a priority centre...

Electricity finally returns to Magboro, others, 10 years after

After years of unfulfilled promises and false starts, electricity supply has begun to return to Magboro and other communities in Ogun State, leaving many...

Dangote signs MoU with Kano on 100MW solar power plant

The Dangote Group has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kano State Government for the proposed 100 megawatts Dangote-Black Rhino...

Nigeria seeks N1.4trn to achieve rural electrification target by 2040

A federal government Rural Electrification Strategy and Implementation Plan has disclosed that to meet its national target of providing electricity to all its citizens...

Falana urges states to ignore FG and generate, distribute their own power

A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has called on state governments to challenge the laws restricting them from generating electricity in their states, Premium Times...

Poor management, bane of Nigeria’s power sector – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has insisted that the challenges facing the power sector is not technical but manmade,...

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