Minister of Power inaugurates five projects under Presidential Power Initiative

The Minister of Power, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, has inaugurated five projects, located in Okene, Kogi State, Amukpe, Delta State, Potiskum, Yobe State, Apo in Abuja, and Ihovbor, Edo State, under the phase one of the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI). The…

NERC: Discos fined N10.5bn for non-compliance on estimated billing 

11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos) for have been sanctioned for non-compliance with capping of estimated bills for unmetered customers.   According to the Nigerian Eelectricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), the sanctions were overdue as a review of the DisCos’ billing of…

Nigeria’s President, Bola Tinubu signs Electricity Act Amendment Bill into Law

Establishes National Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Commission (N-HYPPADEC) Mandates 5% of actual annual Opex of Gencos from preceding year for development of host communities   After months of expectations, the President, yesterday, assented and signed into law the amended Electricity…

Tinubu, OPEC SG among speakers to discuss new energy world order at NIES 2024

The Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES) 2024, scheduled to take place at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja, Nigeria, from February 26 to March 1, 2024, will host President Bola Tinubu including H.E Haitham Al Ghais, OPEC Secretary General,…

TCN energizes two World Bank-funded 100MVA transformers in Benin substation, Ihovbor work centre

enhances bulk supply to Egba, Oluku, Ihovbor, surrounding areas   The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), with funding from the World Bank, has successfully upgraded and energized two 100MVA 132/33kV power transformers at its 132kV Benin Transmission Substation and Ihovbor…

Egbin Power: Illuminating The Future, Fostering Development Through Education

As a vehicle that catalyzes growth, education plays a pivotal role in the socio-economic development of communities and countries where it is given priority and commitment. Hence, the rapid transformation that such societies undergo over the years after educating the…

Sahara Group Plants 2,000 Trees Per Annum To Remove 450 tonnes of CO2 From Atmosphere

As part of a consistent effort to drive sustainability, leading energy conglomerate and infrastructure Sahara Group in partnership with Treedom is planting a minimum of 2,000 trees annually across Africa. These initial set of trees will absorb more than 450…

Nigeria launches residential energy demand survey

The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Power, in collaboration with the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), with support from the European  Union (EU) and International Energy Agency (IEA), recently launched the Nigeria Residential Sector Energy Demand…

Meter Manufacturers Seek Government Intervention to Tackle Forex Crisis, Inflation and Instability in Metering Sector

The Association of Meter Manufacturers of Nigeria (AMMON) has called on the President Bola Tinubu-led government to take urgent action to address the challenges facing the metering sector, including foreign exchange fluctuations, inflation, and instability. AMMON, which represents the interests…

MAMBILLA POWER:GROUP RAISES ALARM OVER EFCC’S PLOY TO NAIL AGUNLOYE

Fisan Bankale, Retired Diplomat/former Managing Director, defunct Sketch Newspapers has described Dr Olu Agunloye ,former Minister of Power ordeal in the hands of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission as nothing but a mere attempt to call a dog a…

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