Ministry of Power

Minister asks Ibadan DisCo & TCN to collaborate to improve power supply to customers

Posted: September 26, 2020 at 4:27 pm   /   Discos, Government, Ibadan, Ministry of Power, Photo, TCN

The Minister of State, Power, Mr Goddy Jeddy-Agba, has urged the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to collaborate with the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), and indeed all DisCos, to improve power supply to customers. He spoke during a tour of upgraded facilities of the IBEDC interchange injection sub-station and TCN Transmission substation in Ayede […]

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President Buhari Re-appoints Chiedu Ugbo, MD & Executive Directors of NDPHC for Another 4 Years

Posted: August 20, 2020 at 8:50 pm   /   Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC

President Buhari has approved the reappointment of Chiedu Ugbo, Managing Director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company of Nigeria for another four years. MD/CEO, NDPHC, Barr Chiedu Ugbo The news was delivered today in the release signed by Laolu Akande, Special Assistant, Media to the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo. According to the release, the […]

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TCN Announces New Peak Power Generation of 5,420.30MW

Posted: August 20, 2020 at 7:28 pm   /   Gen. Biz, Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria. TCN. has today announced the attainment of 5,420.20MW power generation, which is a new all time high record in the nation. Minster of Power, Sale Mamman According to the release published on the Tweeter handle of the company and signed by the company’s General Manager Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, the […]

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NERC Introduces Monitoring System to Improve Power Supply to Customers Nationwide

Posted: August 17, 2020 at 11:20 am   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, TCN

Power supply watchers have commended the power industry regulator, NERC, for introducing a new monitoring mechanism that has the potential of improving the delivery of electricity to the customers nationwide. The new system involves daily review of the report of the statuses of all 132/33kV feeders in the country being submitted daily by the System […]

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Imo State to Experience Improved Power Supply – Special Adviser, Power

Posted: August 14, 2020 at 9:23 am   /   Enugu, Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

The Executive Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma has assured the people of Imo State that they would experience huge improvements in their daily power supply. According to the Special Adviser to the Governor on Power and Energy, Mr Sam Chuks Nwaire, the state government has concluded discussions with the Federal Ministry of Power, […]

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Power Minister Visits Taraba State to Accelerate Pre-activities Leading to Mambilla Power Project Construction

Posted: August 9, 2020 at 6:49 pm   /   Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power

Desirous to get the 3050MW Mambilla Power Project underway, the Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman has visited the Executive Governor of Taraba State, Arch Darius Ishaku and strategized on ways to overcome challenges militating the commencement of the potentially biggest power station in West Africa. In a series of tweets, the Minister of Power […]

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Dr Nnaemeka Ewelukwa Assumes Duty as Helmsman at NBET

Posted: August 7, 2020 at 3:35 pm   /   Gen. Biz, Government, Ministry of Power, NBET, NERC

Patience really pays. The old adage, “the patient dog eats the fattest bone” came to play in the life of Dr Nnaemeka Ewelukwa as he has finally assumed duties as the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trader, NBET. He is succeeding the second MD/CEO of the company, Dr Marilyn Amobi, […]

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Nigeria Attains New 5,377MW Electricity Generation Peak – TCN

Posted: August 5, 2020 at 5:42 pm   /   Gen. Biz, Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has reported that the National Grid has made history even during the Covid 19 pandemic. According to TCN Twitter handle, the Grid achieved a new all-time peak generation of 5,377.8MW on Saturday, 1st August, 2020 at 21.30hrs. TCN further stated that all the generated power was wheeled successfully to […]

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Q1 2020 Power Supply Performance: More Power from GenCos, less Revenue Returns from DisCos

Posted: August 1, 2020 at 5:35 pm   /   Discos, Gen. Biz, Government, Ministry of Power, NBET, NDPHC, NERC

The nation is experiencing inverse performances in the power supply sector according to the data published by the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trader, NBET, on its website. While the power generating companies, GenCos, are producing more power and TCN is wheeling all these to the distribution companies, DisCos, the DisCos are returning less and less into […]

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FEC Approves N8.64bn to Fund 1st Phase Siemens Power Deal

Posted: July 30, 2020 at 6:41 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Photo, Regulation, Uncategorized

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified President Muhammadu Buhari’s anticipatory approval for the release of N8,648,081,465 to fund phase one of the Nigeria-Germany electricity deal. The fund, which is an offshore loan facility of €15.21 million, an equivalent of N6,940,081,465.20, and N1.708 billion onshore fund, is the counterpart funding of the first phase of […]

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