January 2018

Power Sector Recovery Program/ Civil Society Engagement

Posted: January 30, 2018 at 9:40 pm   /   Upcoming Events

The Federal Ministry of Power Works & Housing is organizing an update engagement meeting with the Civil Society orgaizations on the Power Recovery Program. Date: Wednesday, 31st January, 2018 Time: 5.00pm Venue: Power House, 2nd Floor Auditorium, Zambezi Crescent,           Maitama, Abuja  

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FG Receives 20-Year Energy Masterplan, Commends TCN for being Forward looking & Strategic

Posted: January 30, 2018 at 8:57 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo, TCN

By Maxwell Ogbodo and Raph Kesiena The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, Tuesday received the final report of the 20-year Transmission Expansion Masterplan carried out by Fichtner GmbH Consultancy Group of Germany for Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN. Receiving the report on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Power […]

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Fashola Receives 20 -Year Energy Master Plan, says Nigeria is on the way to Uninterrupted Electricity Supply

Posted: January 30, 2018 at 1:43 pm   /   Government, TCN

By Maxwell Ogbodo The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, on Tuesday received the report of the 20 -year energy master plan carried out by Messrs Fetchner Consultancy of Germany for Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). The Minister who was elated while receiving the report from the Interim Managing Director of […]

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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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“Electricity Supply Will Improve in a Few Years Time” VP, Osinbajo in Davos

Posted: January 26, 2018 at 8:25 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power

Maxwell Ogbodo Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has predicted that based on the synergies between the Federal Government and private sector inputs, electricity supply across the country will improve. In a statement made available by his Special Assistant on Media, to ENERGYBIZDIGEST online, Mr. Laolu Akande, said the disclosure by the VP was made at […]

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NEMSA Lays Foundation for Meter Test Station in Enugu

Posted: January 23, 2018 at 6:15 pm   /   EMS, Government

The Management of the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency, NEMSA, has laid the foundation for the South East Meter Test Station in Enugu, Enugu State to serve the states in the region. The Chief Executive Officer /Chief Inspector of the Federation, NEMSA, Mr. Peter Ewesor made this known during the foundation laying of the station […]

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23 Power Generation Companies Receive NI53b from NBET in 7 months

Posted: January 22, 2018 at 6:56 pm   /   Gencos, NBET

Power generating companies in the country have heaved a sigh relief through the payment of N153billion by the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trader, NBET for power generation into the National Grid. Recall that the power generating companies were, not too long ago, crying to the high heavens that their business was collapsing with NBET only able […]

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Kano State Donates Land for Dangote’s $150m Power Project

Posted: January 22, 2018 at 2:45 pm   /   Gen. Biz, REA

The Kano State government has donated 150 hectares of land to Dangote Group for the development of its $150 million Black Rhino solar power plant in Zakirai, Gabasawa Local Government Area of the state. It is estimated that the power plant will provide 100 megawatts of solar power by 2020. The Managing Director, Stakeholders Management, […]

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