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Mega Transformers To Arrive Nigeria September – FG

Mega Transformers To Arrive Nigeria September – FG

The Federal Government on Saturday announced that the mega transformers it ordered under the Presidential Power Initiative had successfully undergone a factory acceptance test at Siemens’ transformers factory in Trento, Italy. It also announced that the “first batch of the ...

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MOJEC Deepens Meter Supply Capacity Across 11 DisCos

MOJEC Deepens Meter Supply Capacity Across 11 DisCos

Mojec International Ltd., the leading meter manufacturer in sub-Saharan Africa has successfully delivered on its meter allocation across the Distribution companies in Nigeria. This feat was achieved under the federal government initiated National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP). The NMMP was ...

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Power Supply To Drop Again, TCN Alerts Nigerians

Power Supply To Drop Again, TCN Alerts Nigerians

Power supply will drop by 50 megawatts on Wednesday, The PUNCH has learnt. The Transmission Company of Nigeria, in a statement on Monday, said the drop would be as a result of planned annual “preventive maintenance” on the line bay ...

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Disco To Pay Community N20m Damages For Blackout

Disco To Pay Community N20m Damages For Blackout

A Delta State High Court sitting in Oghara, Delta State, has ordered the Benin Electricity Development Company to pay a sum of N20 million as damages to Edjemuonyavwe community in Oghara and reconnect the community to the national grid. The ...

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Nigeria’s 26 Power Plants’ Capacity Drops By 70 Per Cent

Nigeria’s 26 Power Plants’ Capacity Drops By 70 Per Cent

There has been a drop in the combined generation capacity of Nigeria’s 26 power plants by 70 per cent, industry statistics have shown. According to the latest data sourced from the Nigeria Industry Supply Industry, the capacity of the plants ...

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FG commences construction of Power Substation in Ididep, Akwa Ibom

FG commences construction of Power Substation in Ididep, Akwa Ibom

…Akwa Ibom, Abia, Cross River communities listed as beneficiaries …As Federal Ministry of Power, contractors, communities laud Ita Enang It was celebrations galore on Thursday as the delegation from the Federal Ministry of Power and contractors from JAMEC West Africa ...

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POWER SUPPLY: FG Orders DisCos To Resume Free Metre Distribution

POWER SUPPLY: FG Orders DisCos To Resume Free Metre Distribution

…As 45 local metre manufacturers jostle for FG’s contract The Federal Government has given instructions to electricity distribution companies to resume the Metre Assets Providers programme, recently slowed down by the National Mass Metering Programme. Although the DisCos’ MAP has ...

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Reverse Privatization Of power Sector For Enhanced Supply – Expert

Reverse Privatization Of power Sector For Enhanced Supply – Expert

An expert on power, Kunle Olubiyo, has called on the Federal Government to reverse privatisation of the power sector, describing it as a failure. Olubiyo, who is President, of Nigeria Consumer Protection Network, made the call in an interview with ...

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Discos, Gencos, Others’ Revenue Shortfall Rises to N1.6tn

Discos, Gencos, Others’ Revenue Shortfall Rises to N1.6tn

Total shortfall in the Nigerian power sector has reached N1.6trn in eight years, findings have shown. The Executive Director, Research and Advocacy, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), Sunday Oduntan, revealed this to The PUNCH during a chat on Monday. ...

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FEC Approves Multi-Billion Naira Electricity Contracts

FEC Approves Multi-Billion Naira Electricity Contracts

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved multibillion naira contracts for the power sector to boost electricity supply across the country. Minister of Power, Mr Abubakar D. Aliyu, said this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the ...

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