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Power Generation Rises to 3,874.96 MW

Power Generation Rises to 3,874.96 MW

Nigeria’s power generation has recorded a new milestone by increasing from 3,655.12 MEGAWATTS HOUR/HOUR (MWH/H) it recorded last week to 3,874.98 MWH/H as at yesterday. The Presidential Taskforce on Power, which made this disclosure yesterday in its generation report, showed that power distribution has increased from 3,565.09 MWH/H to 3,773.90 MWH/H, which is far less


Nigeria’s Electricity Regulator Creates Consumer Rights Network

In West Africa, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Tuesday took the first step in establishing the Nigerian Electricity Consumers Advocacy Network (NECAN) in an effort to support the rights of power users in Nigeria. At a meeting between the commission and consumer advocacy groups in the capital Abuja, NERC said NECAN’s objective is to ensure


Nigeria’s Power Generation Capacity almost 10,000MW – Ajifowobaje

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Ikeja Electric, Mr. Abiodun Ajifowobaje, in this interview with ‘FEMI ASU, says a chunk of the nation’s installed generation capacity of not less than 10,000 megawatts remains stranded largely due to gas shortfall. Now 15 months after the power sector was privatised, has it been ‘so far, so good’? Before

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Fashola Approves Solar Power for Lagos Schools

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has approved the provision of solar power to all public schools in the state even as 134 junior and senior secondary schools won a total sum of N268 million in this year’s Governor’s Award under the Lagos Eko Project. Fashola, who announced this at the award ceremony in Ikeja,


EKEDC to Generate 1000mw Via Embedded Power Project

Eko Electricity Distribution Company of Nigeria Plc has concluded plans to generate over 1000mw of electricity through embedded  power generation model  by 2019 , Mr Brent Hampton,  vice president,  Project Services of the power distribution firm,  has said. Hampton who spoke in Lagos recently during  a one day workshop  on embedded  power project organised  by the


FG to Collaborate with South Africa on Power Sector Development

The federal government has promised to work with the South African government in the development of the Nigerian power sector. Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo stated this today in Abuja while receiving the South African delegation, led by Dr. Zwelini Mkhize, former Premier of Kwazulu-Natal. Nebo said the federal government was committed to fulfilling

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Delay in PIB Passage Stalls Devt in Power Sector

The former Minister of Power, Prof. Bartholomew Nnaji has emphasized the need for government to speedily implement the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, saying its passage would help improve the power sector. Speaking at the General Electric, GE, Conference on the challenges facing the power sector and how GE, innovative machinery has helped improved the epileptic


311 Investors to Support Power Sector

(Source: The Nation) About 311 investors have shown interest in investing in Nigeria’s power sector, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power, Godknows Igali has said.He made this known to State House correspondents after a meeting in the office of Vice President Namadi Sambo.According to him, the investors are to partner with the Federal Government at the global

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