April 2016

Power Distribution & MeterIng West Africa 2016

Posted: April 29, 2016 at 10:54 am   /   Upcoming Events

The Power Distribution & Metering (PDM-WA) 2016 Conference brings together the cream of experienced policy makers, regulators and operators in the electricity industry to engage in discussions on how to combat real and extant electricity market challenges. Conference & Exhibition 30 June – 1 July 2016, Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria Pre-Conference Workshop Revenue Cycle […]

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Posted: April 29, 2016 at 10:45 am   /   Quote

Integrity is doing the right thing, even when nobody’s watching- C S Lewis

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Power Transmission not Affected by Current Labour Crisis

Posted: April 21, 2016 at 9:57 pm   /   Discos, Gen. Biz, Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, TCN

The management of The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has clarified that it is not involved in the on going labour crisis currently rocking some Electricity Distribution Companies in the country as has been insinuated by some media publications. Some publications have even predicted a looming nationwide blackout due to the ongoing labour lockdown of […]

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Union Commends Abuja Disco for Service Improvements

Posted: April 21, 2016 at 9:35 pm   /   Abuja, Discos

As firm commits $200m to mass metering project   The National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has commended the management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) on the ongoing transformation of the Company, which has led to significant improvements in its network, information systems and operational processes. The Electricity Employees’ Union made the commendation on […]

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NERC warns DISCOs on Manipulated Data and Poor Metering

Posted: April 20, 2016 at 9:14 pm   /   Discos, Government, NERC, Regulation

Declares 403, 255 meters installed by 11 DISCOs in 2 years The Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC) on Tuesday warned that manipulated data with regards to meter installation, submitted to it by the electricity distribution companies would be treated as criminal acts; even as it berated the companies over poor implementation of their metering plans. […]

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System Operation Explains Recent Power System Collapse

Posted: April 2, 2016 at 11:00 pm   /   Gen. Biz, Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

The Management of System Operation/Market Operation (SO/MO) of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) informs that at 12:35Hrs on Thursday, March 31, 2016, the Nigerian electric power grid experienced a total system collapse. It was caused by the tripping of Osogbo/Ihovbor and Ihovbor/Benin 330kV transmission lines, which resulted in loss of 201MW generation from Ihovbor […]

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