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Interim MD/CEO, TCN, Mr Usman Mohammed addressing workshop participants

Electricity Market Operator Urges Stakeholders to End Blame Games

Posted: May 22, 2017 at 2:34 pm   /   Discos, Gencos, Government, Photo

The Electricity Market Operator, Mr. Moshood Saleeman, has called on all stakeholders in the electricity market to stop the blame game and work towards an efficient and sustainable electricity market that is beneficial to all stakeholders. He spoke in the interactive forum with the theme ‘‘Liquidity and Infrastructure Challenges in NEM: Beyond the Blame Game’’, […]

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Big Companies can now buy Power Directly from Gencos- Fashola

Posted: May 22, 2017 at 1:10 pm   /   Discos, Gen. Biz, Government

Things would start looking up for electricity consumers in Nigeria as the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has eventually declared the commencement of the much dreaded Eligibility Customer operation in the power sector. Eligibility customer operation is a scheme envisaged by the Power Sector Reform Act, 2005, where in some categories […]

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Gov, Mama Bakassi Offer Relief After Viewing Centre Tragedy in Cross River State

Posted: May 7, 2017 at 12:51 am   /   Discos, Government, Port Harcourt

Help and relief have been pouring in for victims of the viewing centre tragedy in Cross River State. The latest came from the Cross River State Governor, Dr Ben Ayade and Mrs Florence Ita-Giwa popularly called Mama Bakassi. Governor Ben Ayade offered help and succor when he visited the community and the victims in the […]

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Electricity Thieves Beware, FG is Coming After You

Posted: May 3, 2017 at 4:07 pm   /   Abuja, Discos, Government

A special task force for the investigation and prosecution of electricity theft cases under the Electric Power Sector Reform Act, 2005 has been inaugurated by the Federal Government. The task force was inaugurated by the Director of Public Prosecutions of the Federation, Mr. Mohammed Umar, during a joint conference organised by the Abuja Electricity Distribution […]

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Solar Firm, Azuri Technologies, Appoints GM for Nigeria and Ghana

Posted: April 29, 2017 at 5:26 pm   /   Government, NDPHC

In order to solidify its presence in Nigeria and Ghana, Azuri Technologies, an off-grid solar company, has appointed Vera Nwanze as its new general manager to oversee business activities in these two countries. Azuri Technologies in partnership with the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) recently launched its pay-as-you-go (PAYG) off-grid solar power solutions for […]

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AfDB Sets to Develop Africa- Adesina

Posted: April 29, 2017 at 4:51 pm   /   Government

It has been a chest beating moments for the President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, as he reeled out plans and achievements of the bank under his watch for the last 19 month he has been in office. According to him,“Our vision for Africa at the bank is encapsulated in the High 5s: […]

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FG Revives Sale of 10 NIPP plants in New Economic Plan

Posted: April 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm   /   Gen. Biz, Government, Ministry of Power, NDPHC

It is indeed good news for proponents of public sector privatization as the Federal Government has announced that it would conclude the sale of 10 brand new electricity generation plants built under the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPPs) by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) in line with its recently launched Economic Recovery […]

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N701bn Power Intervention Funds Too Small to Resolve Power Problems

Posted: March 13, 2017 at 11:08 pm   /   Discos, Gen. Biz, Government, Ministry of Power

While a lot of people heaved a sigh of relief following FG recent intervention in the power sector, the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) speaking on behalf of the 11 distribution companies has declared that the N701 billion intervention fund approved by the federal government for payments to Gencos has the potential to worsen […]

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NAPTIN Partners Tech Firm to Promote Renewable Energy

Posted: March 9, 2017 at 9:47 pm   /   Government, NAPTIN

In spite of the recession in the country, the management of the National Power Training Institute of Nigeria, NAPTIN, is not relenting in providing the critically needed manpower for the expansion of the power sector. The agency has just announced a new partnership with a local technology firm, Tido Tech International for the setting up […]

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Fashola Calls for Realistic Expectations from Power Customers

Posted: March 6, 2017 at 6:07 pm   /   Discos, Gen. Biz, Government

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has called on electricity customers in the country to be patient with government and the operators in the power sector. According to him the raft of recent decisions, such as the inauguration of commissioners for the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and the approval of […]

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