Consumers groan as power supply worsens

Electricity consumers have condemned the worsening power situation in the country and blamed the Power Holding Company of Nigeria for gross inefficiency. They lamented that...

Investors to take over NDPHC plants by June 2014

Successful investors will take over the 10 National Integrated Power Plants in June 2014, the Bureau of Public Enterprises has said. The Director-General, BPE, Mr....

FG approves N706.9m for Jebba power plant rehabilitation

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the procurement of N706.9m tools for the rehabilitation of one of the six units of the Jebba...

BPE to announce NIPP power plants’ bidders in August

The shortlist of bidders that will be allowed to proceed with the process of buying into 10 electricity firms will emerge on August 8,...

FG inaugurates GE’s $1bn power facility in Cross River

The Federal Government, Tuesday, flagged-off the construction of the General Electric’s (GE’s) $1 billion (about N160 billion) multi-model power manufacturing and services facility in...

NIPPs will double power generation by 2014 – NERC

Power generation in the country will double by the first quarter of 2014 when the 10 National Integrated Power Projects become operational, the Nigerian...

Nnaji’s power generating firm begins operation in Aba

A power generating firm, Geometric Power System, owned by former Minister of Power, Prof. Barth Nnaji will begin generation and distribution of power in...

NERC prevents construction of Mambilla, Zungeru hydro power stations over licences

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) said it will not authorise construction of the 3,050 megawatts (MW) Mambilla and 700MW Zungeru hydro power stations...

Why transmission network cannot withstand 4,000mw capacity

Fresh facts have emerged that despite the federal government’s efforts to upgrade the transmission infrastructure, the network is still very weak and may be...

FG sets out timelines for completion of 10 NIPP plants

As the Federal Government pursues the privatisation programme for the 10 new power stations being built under the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP), it...

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