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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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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