Ministry of Power

FG SIGNS 3 MOUs WITH CHINESE COYS

Posted: January 15, 2015 at 8:46 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

– Emphasis on Boosting Transmission Capacity – Nebo Determined to enhance the capacity of transmission in the Nigerian electricity value chain, the Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo has tasked the Chinese companies to fill in the gap so as to boost the nation’s capacity to wheel generated power to end users. The Minister underscored […]

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Minister of Power,
 Prof Chinedu Nebo

TRANSITIONAL ELECTRICITY MARKET (TEM) TO COMMENCE 1ST JAN. 2015 – NEBO

Posted: December 30, 2014 at 3:34 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation

The Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo has announced that the effective date for the take-off of all contractual obligations precedent at this point in time in the nation’s fledging electricity market has been fixed for Thursday, 1st January, 2015, as the date for the declaration of Transitional Electricity Market (TEM). The Minister, who disclosed […]

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285 YOUNG ENGINEERS GRADUATE FROM NAPTIN PROGRAM

Posted: December 2, 2014 at 5:15 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NAPTIN, Photo

MINISTER OFFERS AUTOMATIC EMPLOYMENT & CASH TO BEST STUDENTS Monday, 1st December, 2014 will remain a day 285 young Nigerians will not forget in a hurry, as it was the day they all graduated from the NAPTIN Graduate Skills Development Programme, 2013/2014 Session organised by the National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN). The Honourable […]

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FG SIGNS MoU ON CONSTRUCTION OF 1,000MW POWER STATION IN KATSINA STATE

Posted: November 28, 2014 at 1:08 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power

… also MoU for LNG supply to Kaduna Plant The Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo, on behalf of Government signed two separate Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) for the construction of a 1,000MW Power Plant in Katsina with Strancton Limited, and Greenville Oil and Gas Limited for the supply of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) to […]

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Minister of Power, Prof Chinedu Nebo During the Ministerial Platform

MINISTER OF POWER DELIVERS SCORECARD

Posted: November 26, 2014 at 5:19 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power

   … UPBEAT ABOUT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE POWER SECTOR    …WARNS DISCOS DENYING THE PUBLIC OF AVAILABLE POWER SUPPLY   The Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo was upbeat on Monday, 25th November as he enumerated the achievement of the President Goodluck Jonathan in the Power Sector. From the successful privatization of the sector through […]

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Chairman, NERC, Dr Sam Amadi Disclosing the Fine

DISCOS TO PAY FINE FOR NON METERING OF CUSTOMERS

Posted: November 25, 2014 at 3:18 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NERC

The Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Dr Sam Amadi has warned that any electricity distribution company that failed to supply her customers with electricity meters within the stipulated period of 45 days after payment for same would be sanctioned. The Chairman, who gave the warning during an interactive session with journalists at […]

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COAL TO POWER: ANTIDOTE TO PIPELINE VANDALISM – Nebo

Posted: November 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power

The Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo has said that with the abundance of coal and other renewable including, Biomass, Solar, Wind, Small and Medium hydros, even Thermal, Nigeria has the insurance to deal with the monster called vandalism.         Speaking at the signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Atlas Petroleum Corporation in […]

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POWER SECTOR APPRENTICESHIP SCHEME TO BRIDGE TECHNICAL GAP– Nebo

Posted: November 22, 2014 at 11:51 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NAPTIN

As the stage is set for the flag-off ceremony of The National Power- Sector Apprenticeship Scheme, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, the Power Minister has said that the initiative was conceived as a matter of necessity, as the scheme will help bridge the technical gap of its workforce. Speaking to newsmen today as part  of pre-event  activities, […]

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AMERICAN INVESTORS TO DELIVER 1,200MW OF SOLAR POWER – Signs MoU with Power Ministry

Posted: November 20, 2014 at 4:58 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power

A consortium of American Investors in renewable energy, under the auspices of MOTIR SEASPIRE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, (MoU) with the Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo, to deliver in two years, 1,200MW of solar powered electricity in Nigeria.    The proposed solar technology to be installed is guaranteed U.S standard, assuring that the […]

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Power Grid Infrastructure

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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