Shell Increases Local Gas Production, Set to Boost Power Generation

Posted: March 29, 2016 at 2:24 pm   /   Gen. Biz, Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) Joint Venture has started to increase Nigeria’s gas production by “some 10 million standard cubic feet of non-associated gas per day (MMscf/d)”. According to reliable sources of the company, it has started producing more gas from Agbada field in the Eastern Niger Delta in support of […]

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FG Apologises to Nigerians for Power Failure

Posted: March 12, 2016 at 5:27 pm   /   Discos, Gen. Biz, Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power

The Federal Government has apologised to Nigerians for the poor power supply delivered to them in the recent past and promised steady improvements going forward. In a statement in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, blamed the power situation across the country on gas shortage and vandalism. He also said all […]

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Use Consultancy Services to Conserve Foreign Reserve & Enhance Capacity – Shehuri Tells Universities

Posted: March 9, 2016 at 3:10 pm   /   Gen. Biz, Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, NBET, NERC

The Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Hon. Mustapha Baba Shehuri has advocated for the use of c onsultancy services being offered by Nigerian Universities to build  capacities and, most importantly, conserve the nation’s fast depleting foreign reserve. He stated this at a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony between the Nigerian Bulk […]

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NERC Reports Improvements in Power Generation, Warns DISCOs Against Arbitrary Billing of Customers

Posted: March 7, 2016 at 10:46 pm   /   Discos, Gen. Biz, Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation, TCN

The electricity industry regulator, NERC, has reported a steady increase in power generation into the National Grid following the completion of repair work on the damaged gas facilities. Accordingly, electricity supply in the national grid is now ramping up as it attains 4, 387 megawatts peak generation as at Friday, March 4, 2016 with a […]

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National Grid Averages 3755MW, Abuja Disco Appeals to Customers

Posted: March 3, 2016 at 4:07 pm   /   Abuja, Discos, Gen. Biz, Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

The TCN System Operations informs that power generation experienced a drop to an average of 3755MW last week following scheduled maintenance programme on the gas pipelines supplying gas to the generating stations. According to the release signed by the Asst. General Manager (Public Affairs), SO/MO, Clement Ezeolisah, power generation has started improving and is now […]

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Olorunsogo 1 Power Plant from 18MW to 266MW Power Generation

Posted: October 17, 2015 at 11:30 pm   /   Gen. Biz, Gencos, Omotosho, Uncategorized

The managements of both Ughelli and Egbin Power Generating stations have made public how they have improved their power generation into the national grid from 150MW to 630MW and 680MW to over 1000MW respectively, the current news in circulation is the generation increase coming from Olorunsogo 1 and Omotosho 1 Power Stations. The management of […]

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FG, World Bank Sign $237m Partial Risk Guarantee for Azura 450MW IPP

Posted: August 24, 2015 at 9:43 pm   /   Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, NBET

The Federal Government has officially signed the papers endorsing the $237 million World Bank Partial Risk Guarantees (PRG) for the construction of the 450 megawatts (MW) Azura-Edo Independent Power Plant (IPP). According to a statement from the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) on Sunday in Abuja, the federal government has by this act underscored […]

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Power Transmission Attains a New Peak of 4662MW

Posted: July 30, 2015 at 5:48 am   /   Gencos, TCN, Uncategorized

It is indeed a good season for Nigerians as the Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, seems to be reporting record breaking generation and transmission peaks in the National Grid. It just set a new peak of 4662MW. In a press release by the TCN Management, signed by the General Manager, Public Affairs, Seun […]

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NERC to Revoke Electricity Generation Licences in 30 days, Reports 277 Industry Deaths

Posted: July 30, 2015 at 5:07 am   /   Gencos, Government, NERC, Regulation

Following the completion of an audit exercise of its licensees, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Tuesday asked some power generation companies to provide justification why their licences should not be cancelled within the next 30 days. The notice for cancellation of licensees posted on the Commission’s website on Tuesday July 28, 2015 was […]

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NERC Issues 4 New Licences to Boost Power Generation

Posted: June 16, 2015 at 10:01 am   /   Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Photo, Regulation

By Chijioke Igolo In line with its commitment and determination to increase the level of electricity generation in the country and in accordance with the relevant laws which created the commission, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has presented four new licences to four companies to generate 774 Megawatts of electricity into the National Grid. […]

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