Lagos near self-sufficiency in power generation – Fashola

Lagos State Governor, Mr.  Babatunde Fashola, has said the state energy reform initiatives are yielding positive result with the state close to being self-sufficient...

World Bank, IFC to mobilise private sector investments in Nigeria’s power sector

The World Bank Group on Tuesday restated its commitment to continue to support the Nigerian Government's efforts to mobilise private sector investments in the...

Nigeria gets US praise over power privatisation

Nigeria's double-edged power privatisation exercise has received commendation from the government of the United States of America. Carlos Pascual, United States special envoy and...

FG targets 40,000 mw by 2020

The Nigerian government has set a target of generating 10,000 megawatts of electricity by the end of 2013 and 40,000 megawatts by 2020 to...

PHCN investors lobby govt on electricity tariff

As the new owners of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) take over the management of the power generation and distribution companies, Nigerians should...

Govt to earn N1.33trn from power assets – NCP

The National Council on Privatisation, NCP, has disclosed that the Federal Government will earn about $8.3 billion (N1.328 trillion) from the sale of the...

Jos Disco keys into Paktim’s compact smart metering system

In collaboration with the efforts of the power sector stakeholders to bring to the Nigerian electricity consumers a global brand of energy solution and...

The changing nature of modern utility

Since the first power grids came online in the 19th century, the generation and distribution of electricity has largely been an engineering challenge –...

PHCN workers protest in Ondo, Edo over non-payment of entitlements

Following the federal government’s failure to pay them  their entitlements before handing  over  the  Power  Holding Company of  Nigeria (PHCN)  to  the  private  investors,...

Increase in electricity tariff unacceptable —PENGASSAN

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to allow the roadmap for power generation and...

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