Egbin Power Plant Generation Drops To 660 Megawatts

Egbin Power Plant Generation Drops To 660 Megawatts

Power generation has dropped from 813 megawatts to 660 at the Egbin Power Plant in Lagos State, an official said on Tuesday. The plant, the nation’s biggest power generating outfit, has the capacity to contribute about 1,000 megawatts to the national grid. An authoritative source at the plant told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)


Experts Fault NERC’s New Directive on Electricity Tariff

Some experts in the power sector on Thursday faulted the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (NERC) directive that Distribution Companies (DISCOs) would now fix their tariffs. They told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews in Lagos that the directive could cause chaos because the DISCOs would over bill consumers who had no choice.


NERC-Power Firms now Free to Fix Tariffs

Electricity distribution companies can now set their own tariffs based on the cost of operating in their various locations, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has said. Although such will be subject to approval by the commission, NERC stated that the Discos would have to interface with their customers before presenting the tariffs to the regulator.


Federal Government Misses 5,000Mw Electricity Generation Target

The Federal Government has failed to meet its target of generating and supplying 5,000 megawatts (Mw) of electricity to Nigerians by end of this year. Today is the last day of 2014. Although there is a slight improvement in the generated power, it is still 887.71Mw less than the promised target. But the Transition Electricity


Transmission Company of Nigeria Fails to Send out 72.01MW

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has again failed to wheel 72.01megawatts (MW) out of the 3,556.70MW, generated by the generation companies (Gencos). The data obtained from the Federal Ministry of Power, posted on its website yesterday, indicated that TCN could only evacuate 3,484.69MW of the total generated power on October 2. The statistic also

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Transmission Company Set To Inject $8bn To Boost Electricity

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) plans to inject $8 billion to upgrade its operations to achieve 20,000 megawatts electricity supply, its Executive Director, Mr Mohammed Shaike said in a statement on Monday. Mr Shaike’s statement is coming days after the company received members of the Senate Committee on Privatisation, led by its Chairman, Senator Olugbenga

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