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FG Secures $486m from World Bank for TCN Expansion, Assures on New Meter Program

Posted: March 12, 2018 at 4:17 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo

By Dele Ogbodo The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola SAN, on Monday said the World Bank has approved $486 million for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), transmission infra-structure expansion. In a statement made available to Energybizdigest online, by the Minister’s Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Hakeem Bello, stated that progress is […]

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Abuja DisCo Donates N8m Ferryboat to Idah Community to Enhance Transportation

Posted: February 22, 2018 at 10:57 pm   /   Abuja, Discos, Photo

By Dele Ogbodo The Managing Director of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Mr. Ernest Mupwaya, has said that the company is donating an N8 million 46 ton Ferryboat to Idah community in Kogi State and its environs in the riverine communities to ease the challenges of movements within the locality and across the River Niger. […]

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FG Seeks Creative Solution to Deliver 2000MW of Unutilized Power, As Sector Losses N288b Annually through Imported Energy

Posted: February 13, 2018 at 8:14 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo

By Dele Ogbodo The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, on Monday called on all stakeholders of the energy industry to evolve creative solution to the utilization of 2000MW energy that has remain largely stranded. The minister, who made the disclosure at the 24th Monthly meetings of stakeholders in the industry, […]

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FCT Set to Experience More Power Supply as FG Commissions 100MVA Katampe Transformer

Posted: February 12, 2018 at 3:56 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo, TCN

Gwarinpa, Maitama, Life Camp, Jabi, Kado, Mpape, Gudu, Asokoro, Katampe 1/2, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and several other settlements in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are expected to experience remarkable improvement in electricity supply as Federal Government on Monday commissioned the newly completed 1 x100MVA, 132/33kV Katampe Transmission Substation located at Katampe along the Kubwa […]

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New Meter Regulation Will Address Meter Shortfall & Estimated Bills- FG

Posted: February 1, 2018 at 12:26 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Photo

Corporate Offices of the Ministry of Power, Works & Housing soon to Run on Solar By Maxwell Ogbodo and Raph Kesiena The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has assured that Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, would soon unveil a new electricity metering regulation geared towards addressing the challenge of meter […]

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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 Commissioning Solar Project in Sokoto State

Posted: January 21, 2018 at 8:17 pm   /   Photo
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FG Approves Policy Framework on Power Transmission

Posted: January 17, 2018 at 6:09 pm   /   Photo
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