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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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A Wrap up of Trending Power Sector Stories for the Week

Posted: February 9, 2018 at 5:22 pm   /   Uncategorized

Friday, 9th February, 2018 Eko Disco Decries Violent Attacks on Its Workers by Consumers Eko Disco Decries Violent Attacks on Its Workers By Consumers Ambode targets 24-hour power supply in Lagos Ambode targets 24-hour power supply in Lagos  Ex-public servants convicted for breach of rural electrification projects https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/ex-public-servants-convicted-for-breach-of-rural-electrification-projects.html Power stations generate 94,627MWh in 2017 Q4 […]

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A Wrap up of Trending Power Sector Stories for the Week

Posted: February 3, 2018 at 2:35 pm   /   Uncategorized

Friday, 2nd February, 2018 Erratic power supply not reason why economy isn’t growing – Fashola- Punch Erratic power supply not reason why economy isn’t growing – Fashola Fashola seeks actions on supplying 2,000mw stranded electricity- Dailytrust https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/fashola-seeks-actions-on-supplying-2-000mw-stranded-electricity.html Thursday, 1st February, 2018 Blackout looms as two transmission towers destroyed in Nsukka- Dailytrust https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/blackout-looms-as-two-transmission-towers-destroyed-in-nsukka.html IBEDC, US Power […]

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A Wrap up of Trending Power Sector Stories for the Week

Posted: January 26, 2018 at 5:14 pm   /   Uncategorized

Sunday, 21st January, 2018 Fibre Optic Cable: TCN cautions over concerns for National Security Thisday Fibre Optic Cable: TCN Cautious over Concerns for National Security Tambuwal Inaugurated 80kw Solar electricity project Daily Trust https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/amplite/tambuwal-inaugurates-80kw-solar-electricity-project.html Wednesday, 23rd January, 2018 Discos set for showdown as NERC forecloses tarrif increase in 2018 – Business day DisCos set for […]

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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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