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Nigeria: Bridging Electricity Metering Gap To Gulp N200bn – NERC

The Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Professor James Momoh, has projected that about N200 billion would be required to close the...

Nigeria: REA Okays N1.9b Grants for Mini-Grid, Solar Projects

The Rural Electrification Fund (REF) implemented by the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) yesterday signed agreements for the disbursement of N1.9billion grant for the execution...

Substandard Meters, Transformers Imported into Nigeria – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday said it was worrisome to note that substandard power equipment like transformers and meters were being imported into Nigeria...

Nigeria: Discos Disconnect 1,205 Premises Under High-Tension Power Lines

Between June 2018 and January this year, power distribution companies have disconnected a total of 1,205 premises that were constructed under high-tension power lines...

Nigeria: Revisiting The Power Sector

There is no contesting the obvious – the  Nigeria power sector is  trapped in a cyclic strain of hopeless inefficiency – nobody seems to...

Nigeria: DisCos Owe NBET N108bn in 3 Months

Despite an increase in their collection efficiency, the remittance by electricity distribution companies to the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc for the energy received...

Nigerians See Power Supply As Social Service – Nextier Boss

In this interview with Okechukwu Nnodim, the Partner at Nextier Power, Emeka Okpukpara, says Nigerians see electricity supply as a social service rather than a...

Power Sector Records 12-System Collapse in 2018

A report obtained by Vanguard from the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, PWH, showed that the nation witnessed six total system collapses in...

NERC Records 41% Rise in Power Investors’ Payments for Operational Permits

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said it received more money in 2017 than it did in 2016 from power sector investors who...

Nigeria: GenCos Accuse NERC of Crippling Power Sector

Executive Secretary of the Association of Power Generation Companies (APGC), Dr. Joy Ogaji, yesterday in Abuja said the investment made by operators, especially power...

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