January 2017
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Launch of the Presidential Initiative for Solar Home Systems

Posted: January 29, 2017 at 6:35 pm   /   NDPHC, Upcoming Events

The Office of the Vice President in conjunction with the management of Niger Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHC, would be commissioning the Presidential Initiative for Solar Home Systems in Gwagwalada, Abuja, FCT Date: January 31 2017 Time : 930 am Venue: Wuna Village GwaGwalada

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No Steady Power Unless Tariff Rises – NERC

Posted: January 29, 2017 at 6:19 pm   /   Discos, Government, NERC, Regulation

“No Way to Tariff Increase” says Senate Committee The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has declared that without an increase in electricity tariff payable by consumers or an intervention in form of subsidy from the Federal Government to the power firms, the country would not be able to enjoy steady power supply. However, the above declaration […]

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Power Sector Will Soon Collapse — Elumelu

Posted: January 29, 2017 at 5:45 pm   /   Delta-Ughelli, Gen. Biz, Gencos

Chairman of Transcorp Group and United Bank for Africa, UBA, Mr Tony Elumelu, has said Nigeria’s power sector will soon collapse if urgent action was not taken. Elumelu spoke in an interview with CNBC Africa: “The agency of government that is responsible for making sure that this sector delivers on its potential is not doing […]

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NERC to Sanction DisCos for Non-Metering of Industrial Customers

Posted: January 22, 2017 at 3:18 pm   /   Discos, Government, NERC, Regulation

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has restated its readiness to invoke sanctions on any electricity distribution company, DisCos, that fail to meter her maximum demand customers by the end of February. The NERC had directed all electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to conclude metering of all maximum demand (MD) electricity customers in their networks not […]

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TCN Reports Fire Incident at Afam Substation in Port Harcourt

Posted: January 21, 2017 at 6:24 pm   /   Government, TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has reported a fire incident at the Afam V power station. The fire which occurred on 18th January completely destroyed TCNs protection and control equipment in its relay and control room temporarilly constraining the evacuation of guaranteed 450MW generation by the station. According to the General Manager (Public Affairs), TCN, Seun […]

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FG Reiterates Commitment to Bridging Power Shortfall in 2017

Posted: January 21, 2017 at 6:12 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo

In a renewed effort to re – energize its commitment to providing incremental, stable and uninterrupted power supply to Nigerians, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola has reassured Nigerians of better power supply in 2017. The Minister Gave the assurance recently in Abuja during the monthly Power Sector Dialogue Series with […]

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