SON intercepts N8bn worth of fake electric cables in Lagos

The Director-General of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma on Monday said the agency intercepted over N8 billion worth of substandard electric cables,...

Ondo communities present NERC with proof of illegal disconnection from grid

As requested by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), leaders of Ondo South district yesterday submitted evidence to substantiate their claim that the Benin...

Nigeria spends N23bn on import of gas turbines in Q1 17′ – NBS

According to data obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Nigeria imported gas turbines for electricity generation valued at N22.607 billion in the...

Hopes raised for resumption of 3,050mw Mambilla hydro project

Hopes that the long delayed construction of the 3,050MW Mambilla hydropower project in Taraba State will resume soon were raised yesterday when a ‘No...

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...

IBEDC urges NERC to deregulate meter ownership and financing

The management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), on Tuesday urged the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to deregulate the ownership of electricity meters...

DisCos vow to end estimated billing for residential customers

The Association of Nigeria Electricity Distributors (ANED) has assured the non-Maximum Demand (MD) customers or residential customers that it is intensifying plans to provide...

Nnaji says DisCos require $7.7bn to fix power assets

The former Minister of Power, Prof Barth Nnaji, has said that the 11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos) need to invest additional $7.7billion to upgrade...

BEDC set to publish power schedule for its franchise areas

The Benin Electricity Distribution Plc (BEDC) says it will soon begin the publication of power availability schedule for customers in its franchise areas of...

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