Katsina Wind Farm to Produce 10MW

Posted: May 9, 2015 at 11:04 am   /   Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power

Efforts of the federal government to increase the sources of energy in the country would soon start yielding results as the 10 MW Katsina wind farm nears completion. According to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power, Amb. Godknows Igali, the 10MW Katsina wind farm is currently at 98% completion and that five of the 37 turbines have […]

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Prioritize Renewable Energy Sources, NEBO to Incoming Buhari Administration

Posted: April 25, 2015 at 10:01 pm   /   Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, Photo

The President Jonathan Administration has started giving the incoming administration guidelines to enable it succeed and take Nigeria to the next level. The Hon. Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo was all charitable when he urged the in-coming Buhari Administration to open its doors to other sources of energy, such as coal-to-power, solar powered plants, […]

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Prof Barth Nnaji Makes Final Appeal to President Jonathan on Aba Power

Posted: April 20, 2015 at 4:07 pm   /   Gencos, Government, Perspectives

The immediate past Minister of Power and a world renowned expert on robotics, Prof Barth Nnaji has made a final appeal to out- going government of President Goodluck Jonahan to resolve the impasse regarding the agreed concession between the Federal Government and Geometric on Aba Power and its target market before stepping aside next month. In […]

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FG, UNIDO to Establish New Small Power Plants in 4 States

Posted: April 15, 2015 at 7:57 pm   /   Gencos

Energy Commission of Nigeria has said the Federal Government in partnership with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), plans to establish new small power plants in four states; Niger, Adamawa, Gombe and Bayelsa, using rice husks to generate electricity. Director General of the commission, Professor Jere Bala, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen […]

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TRANSCORP Turns UGHELLI Power Plant Around, Now Produces 610MW Daily

Posted: April 7, 2015 at 11:51 pm   /   Delta-Ughelli, Gencos

The recent privatization of the power sector has started to yield fruits. Success stories are being recorded in several of the privatized power assets. In a recent full-page article published in THISDAY Newspaper, Mr Tony Elumelu, Chairman, Heirs Holding, the new owners of Transcorp Ughelli Power Ltd., stated that the plant has expanded generation output […]

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Posted: February 21, 2015 at 12:34 pm   /   Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, Photo

President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday, 20th February commissioned the new 750MW Olorunsogo Phase II Power Station in Ogun State, the third in the series of ten power stations constructed by NDPHC under the NIPP 11 scheme. Speaking at the commissioning of the new power station, the President said the completion and commissioning of the plant […]

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Posted: November 30, 2014 at 4:43 pm   /   Gencos

The Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo on behalf of the Government, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with KOZTEK Electric and Energy Technologies, a company based in Turkey. The projects to be covered by the MoU include building of power generation and transmission infrastructure in Nigeria that would be wholly financed by Turkish […]

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TOWARDS BOOSTING POWER GENERATION, FG Signs Agreements with Market Participants

Posted: November 20, 2014 at 4:28 pm   /   Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, TCN

The Federal Government has signed agreements with Generation and Distribution companies, Independent Power Producers, International Oil Companies, and the Nigeria Gas Company, for the supply of gas. This is to further boost power generation which hit a historic high of over 4,500 MW recently in the country. The oil companies involved in the agreement signed […]

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