November 2015

Metre Maker Calls on President Buhari to Support Deployment of Local Metres

Posted: November 24, 2015 at 2:51 pm   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation

The Chairman, Momas Electricity Meters Manufacturing Company Limited, Mr. Kola Balogun, has called on President Mohammadu Buhari to realize the dream of the immediate past administration of President Goodluck Jonathan to procure one million meters from the local metre manufacturers to bridge the existing metering gap in the market. Kola Balogun described the project as […]

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Power Transmission Attains new Peaks of 4883MW & 106,288MWH

Posted: November 24, 2015 at 2:02 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

Transmission Company Nigeria, TCN, has announced the achievement of a new record peak generation of 4883.9MW and the highest maximum daily energy delivery of 106,288.48MWH on Monday, 23rd November, 2015. In a statement signed by the Asst. General Manager (Public Affairs), Clement Ezeolisah, the new peak generation was achieved at 21.15hours on Monday, 23rd November, […]

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FG Should Review the Entire Power Privatization, MAN President

Posted: November 23, 2015 at 4:32 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Perspectives

Frank Udemba Jacobs is the president of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) and he spoke with the Guardian Newspaper where- in he called on the Federal Government to review the entire privatization of power sector so as to ensure efficient and effective delivery of power to the nation for critical development. It would be recalled […]

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TCN Tower in Delta State Vandalised, Loses 480MW

Posted: November 19, 2015 at 12:35 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo, TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria,TCN, has said that tower no 62, along the Okpai-Onitsha 330kV double circuit transmission line, evacuating power from the Okpai Power Station in Delta State, has been vandalized. The incident which took place at Asaba Uchi, Ndokwa East Local Government, has resulted in the reduction of available power to the national […]

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Individual Commitment

Posted: November 13, 2015 at 11:57 pm   /   Quote

Individual commitment to a group effort- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work, Vince Lombardi.

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New Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola Assumes Duty

Posted: November 11, 2015 at 8:26 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo

Without wasting further time, the new Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, SAN, and the Minister of State, Alhaji Mustapha Baba Shehuri as well as the newly appointed Permanent Secretary, Louis Edozien have all assumed duties in the ministry, only a few hours after being sworn in by President Mohammadu Buhari. The Minister, […]

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NERC Orders Customers not to pay Bills if Metres are not Supplied 45 days after Payment

Posted: November 11, 2015 at 7:56 pm   /   Abuja, Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation

Orders Abuja Disco to pay N18M to family of electrocuted victim The electricity distribution companies in Nigeria hoping to continue to benefit from the vexatious estimated bills they issue to customers on monthly basis have had their carpet removed under them with the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) officially exempting those that have made […]

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Invitation to attend Public Hearing on the Power Sector

Posted: November 9, 2015 at 8:29 pm   /   Upcoming Events

The management of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has invited the general public to a public hearing on the Power Sector. Date: Wednesday, 11th and Thursday, 12th November, 2015 Venue: Senate Conference Room 231, Senate New Building, National Assembly Complex, Abuja Time: 10.00 am Guests are expected to be seated by 9.30am.  

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NERC issues 126 licenses for 36,040MW in 10 years

Posted: November 7, 2015 at 9:55 am   /   Gen. Biz, Government, NERC, Regulation

The management of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC has informed that a total of 126 power firms have received generation licenses from the commission to generate 36,040.12 megawatts of electricity for the nation in the last 10 years of its operation. However, in spite of the expected generation level, the nation has been struggling […]

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Tariff Increase; House of Reps Summons NERC, BPE and DISCOS

Posted: November 6, 2015 at 10:58 pm   /   Discos

The highly contested increase in electricity tariff seems hard in coming as the ad-hoc committee of the Federal House of Representatives, which has consistently rejected any tariff increase at least for now, has summoned the management representatives of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, Bureau for Public Enterprises, BPE, and all the Electricity Distribution companies […]

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