FG to generate 4,000MW electricity from coal

To address the country’s epileptic power supply situation, the Federal Government has announced plans to generate additional 4,000 megawatts of electricity from coal. This, according...

Power generation will peak at 10,000 Mw by 2014 – Ibrahim Kuchi

The Minister of State for Power, Hajiya Zainaib Ibrahim Kuchi, has told the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that...

CBN, others strategise on power financing

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other stakeholders in the financial services sector have begun brainstorming on a banking industry funding strategy for...

TCN restores power supply to Northwest, Niger Republic

The Transmission Company of Nigeria on Monday said it had restored power supply to Kebbi and Sokoto states as well as Niamey in Niger...

Suswam assures foreign investors of transparency in NIPP privatisation

The Governor of Benue State, Hon. Gabriel Suswam, has assured international investors of a transparent transaction in the ongoing Nigeria’s sale of ten power...

Power sector privatization to create 40,000 jobs

Despite delays in the implementation of the privatization of the power sector, with the unbundling of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) strong...

Gas supply to power plants increases

Gas supply to power plants across the country has increased as about 300 million standard cubic feet of the product is currently being pumped...

Investors to take over PHCN firms in October — BPE

Core investors in the successor companies carved out of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria are expected to fully take over the electricity companies...

Bauchi power plant to run on fuel supply from Niger, Chad

The yet-to-be constructed 180 megawatts (MW)-capacity Bauchi independent thermal power plant is expected to source its fuel from neighbouring Niger Republic and Chad. Governor of...

Nigerians to experience more power cuts

Nigerians will continue to contend with erratic power supply for the time being as gas shortage, caused by pipeline vandalism, continues to hamper power...

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