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Profile of EKO Electricity Distribution Company

Posted: November 28, 2014 at 12:41 pm   /   Eko

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) manages electricity in the southern part of Lagos State as well as Agbara in Ogun State. The new investors in the company are West Power and Gas Consortium. EKEDC has 11 Business Units which are Agbara, Ajele,Apapa, Festac,Ibeju,Ijora, Islands, Lekki, Mushin,Ojo and Orile and a growing customer population of 317,750. […]

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NIPP to Boost Transmission Infrastructure by N540b Investments – Ugbo

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 11:40 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, TCN, Uncategorized

The Managing Director/CEO of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC), Mr Chiedu Ugbo has declared that the organization has embarked on an investment of over $1.5 billion (N540 billion) in upscaling the national Transmission infrastructure. Mr Ugbo made the declaration during the Guardian Newspaper Power Summit, “Beyond Rhetoric: Turning Nigeria’s Power Sector Value […]

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Civil Society Calls for Transparency in the Electricity Market

Posted: March 1, 2017 at 6:59 pm   /   Uncategorized

It is really interesting to observe that suggestions to resolve the power problems in Nigeria are coming from divergent quarters. The latest is coming from a civil society organisation, Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) managed by the social activist, Mr Eze Onyechere. According to the director of the civil society in a 21-page sectoral review […]

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Fashola Sets up Monthly Power Sector Leadership Forum to Address Sector Problems

Posted: January 17, 2016 at 8:12 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Uncategorized

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, has assured Nigerians that with the buy-in of all actors, the proposed Power Sector Leadership Monthly Meetings of Operators will identify gaps, discuss and collectively source practical solutions to issues facing the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry. The Minister who presided over the inaugural session […]

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Olorunsogo 1 Power Plant from 18MW to 266MW Power Generation

Posted: October 17, 2015 at 11:30 pm   /   Gen. Biz, Gencos, Omotosho, Uncategorized

The managements of both Ughelli and Egbin Power Generating stations have made public how they have improved their power generation into the national grid from 150MW to 630MW and 680MW to over 1000MW respectively, the current news in circulation is the generation increase coming from Olorunsogo 1 and Omotosho 1 Power Stations. The management of […]

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Kaduna DISCO Employs 3000

Posted: August 24, 2015 at 10:07 pm   /   Discos, Kaduna, Uncategorized

It is indeed good times for 3000 persons who applied to the Kaduna Electricity Distribution company either for a better employment or to get out of unemployment as the company, operator of the power distribution licence in Kaduna, Zamfara, Sokoto and Kebbi states has recruited them as part of strategy to improve services to its […]

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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 Establish Electricity Consumer Advocacy Network

Posted: April 29, 2015 at 2:12 pm   /   Government, NERC, Regulation, Uncategorized

…Holds First Nigerian Electricity Advocacy Network Meeting By Chijioke Igolo In a bold move to engender mutually reinforcing relationship between the operators in the electricity industry and electricity consumers, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has articulated its plan for the creation of a Nigerian Electricity Consumers Advocacy Network (NECAN), whose major objective would be […]

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Kaduna Electric to Create 15,000 New Jobs

Posted: April 13, 2015 at 12:58 am   /   Uncategorized

Kaduna Electric has announced plans to create 15,000 direct and indirect jobs, starting from May 2015 to beef up its operations and be properly positioned to better serve its customers. In a statement issued in Kaduna, the company’s Managing Director, Engr. Garba Haruna, disclosed that the exercise was part of the company’s strategic growth plan, […]

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Profile of NAPTIN

Posted: November 28, 2014 at 9:49 pm   /   Uncategorized

The National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN) was established in March 2009 following the objectives of the Electric Power Sector Reform (EPSR) Act of 2005. The main objectives of NAPTIN is to serve as the focal point for the human resource development or workforce capacity building for the power sector as well as the […]

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PROFILE OF TCN

Posted: November 28, 2014 at 11:48 am   /   Uncategorized

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) is one of the 18 unbundled companies from the former vertically integrated Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN). It is also the only one still being owned 100% by the Federal Government of Nigeria, while the other 17 companies have been privatized. TCN is currently being managed by an internationally […]

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