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Renewable Energy to generate 2, 000mw of electricity in 2020

Renewable Energy to generate 2, 000mw of electricity in 2020

The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has stated that through regulation, the renewable energy would generate 2, 000mw of electricity in the year 2020 According to the statement from NERC Public Relations Affairs, “the law, Feed-in Tariff Regulations for Renewable Energy Sourced Electricity in Nigeria”, was approved at the last regulatory meeting of the Commission.

No justification for electricity tariff hike – Stakeholders

Nigerians have been thrown into confusion over whose authority supersedes on the issue of electricity tariff increase. No sooner than President Muhammadu Buhari assured Nigerians that there will be no hike until supply improved significantly, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, last week declared a new tariff regime effective from November 1. Stakeholders noted that

Why NERC Withdrew Financial Support for NECAN

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has provided reasons why it decided to rethink on its proposed financial support for the new consumer advocacy group, the Nigerian Electricity Consumers Advocacy Network (NECAN) it helped initiate its formation. NERC said recently in Abuja that its decision to withdraw its financial support for NECAN was informed by

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

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NERC Audits Finances of Electricity Firms

DISTURBED by allegations of financial crisis plaguing the electricity sector, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission ( NERC) has commenced audit of the distribution companies ( Discos). The process, according to a deliable source, commenced with the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company and the Benin Electricity Distribution Company. Relatedly, the Commission has appointed a Dispute Resolution Counsellor

Opportunities, Challenges and Prospects in Nigerian Electricity Market

Nigeria has made a major transition from a vertically integrated publicly-owned electricity network to a largely privately-owned unbundled electricity network. This is a significant transition. It means that unlike 10 years ago when we had only the Nigeria Electric Power Authority (NEPA) responsible for generating, transmitting and distributing electricity and also responsible for regulating itself,

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