Ministry of Power
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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CAPACITY BUILDING, AN IMPORTANT TOOL TO TACKLE POST PRIVATIZATION CHALLENGES – WAKIL

Posted: October 3, 2014 at 10:55 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power

The Hon. Minister of State, Power, Hon. Mohammed Wakil has said that the need for capacity building, as a way of effectively harnessing the gains of the on-going privatisation exercise in the sector cannot be over emphasized, this is against the backdrop of the fact that the power sector is largely driven by technical knowhow […]

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