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FG Approves New Projects to Boost Power Supply

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved projects to boost power supply across the country, comprising a dollar component of $22. 6 million and a naira component worth N5.1 billion. Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents after the FEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Aliyu ...

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Salpha Energy Upgrades Rural Dwellers and SMEs With Solar Power

………by Chiamaka Ndubuwa…….The Chief Executive Officer of Salpha Energy, Sandra Chukwudozie said that the biggest growth so far for her company has been the reaching out to people who are in the rural areas powering them and their businesses with Solar energy. Speaking at the just concluded “African Women for the Energy Transition” which took place in Sheraton, Lagos and ...

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Sahara Power Promotes Environmental Sustainability with Gree’n’lectric

The launch of gree’n’lectric, a wholly digital publication dedicated to promoting environmental sustainability in the power sector will bolster Sahara Power Group’s resolve to seeking environmentally relevant options and solutions in its operations, Ejiro Gray, Director, Governance and Sustainability, Sahara Group has said. Speaking at the launch of the publication at Egbin Power Plant, Gray said Sahara Power, a Sahara ...

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Power Supply to be Restored to Borno State says Minister

The Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu has stated that Power supply will soon be restored to Maiduguri,Borno State. He made this known during a courtesy visit by the Vice Chancellor, Borno State University, Umar Sandabe who led his Management team to the Minister’s Office on Thursday 23rd June, 2022 at Power House, Abuja. Chronicling the operations of the Nigeria Electricity ...

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Presidential Power Programme to Gulp N991.99 Billion in First Phase –`FG

The total funding requirement for the first phase of the Presidential Power Initiative is €2.3bn (N991.99bn at the official exchange rate of N431.3/€), figures obtained from the Federal Government showed. PPI is an initiative of the Federal Government conceived during a meeting between Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, on August 31, 2018. It was conceived as ...

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FCCPC Urges Electricity Consumers to Track Estimated Bills

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), has advised electricity consumers on estimated billing to track their bills to avoid discrepancies by electricity distribution companies. The Commission in its official Twitter handle on Sunday advised electricity consumers to always check their monthly bills for tariff band (expected hours of daily power supply). The Commission on a document titled ‘A ...

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NERC Signs PACT with TCN, GENCOs, and DISCOs to Rave Up Power Supply to 5,000MW byJuly

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has said that it has signed a commercial agreement with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Generating Companies ((GENCOs) and the Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to rave-up electric power supply to 5000 MW starting from July 1st next month. According to NERC, Nigerians will start witnessing improved power supply from July 1, 2022, following renewed ...

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Power : Egbin Remains Out as National Grid Records 2,168MW

Nigeria’s largest power plant, Egbin Power with 1,050 Megawatts remained out as generation to the national grid failed to improve over the weekend. Checks yesterday on generation data supplied by the National System Operator showed as at 4pm 16 plants generated a combined 2,168.90MW, down 41 percent from the average generation of 3,685MW recorded on Saturday. A breakdown of how ...

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