Power

Indigenous meter firm pledges to help MAPs with local content requirements

Jun 10, 2019

Indigenous meter asset provider, Armese Power Solutions, has pledged its capacity to help Meter Asset Providers (MAP) newly engaged by the 11 distribution companies (DisCos) meet local content requirements for meter rollout in line with the Federal Government’s MAP regulation. The regulation specifies a mandatory local content threshold, which requires MAPs to source a minimum…

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OGFZA, Axxela partner over cheap electricity for Onne Free Zone

Jun 10, 2019

A subsidiary of the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA), Free Zone Global Investment Limited (FGIL), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Axxela Limited, an energy solutions company, for a partnership to build power infrastructure for cheap and quality electricity supply to the Onne/Ikpokiri Free Zone in Rivers State. FGIL is the…

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Nigeria’s power generation suffers as gas supply drops by 97mmscfd

Jun 10, 2019

The domestic supply of gas for the generation of electricity witnessed a decline in several months, a development that dragged down the quantum of power that was generated on the grid. Latest figures released by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on domestic gas supply to the power sector and generation showed that between March 2018…

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MAN says poor power supply affecting investments in Nigeria’s manufacturing sector

Jun 7, 2019

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has cried out that investments are being lost as a result of the continued poor power supply across the country. MAN explained that a situation where the country had been managing between 2,500 and 4,000 megawatts would only have a negative impact on the manufacturing sector. The Chairman of MAN,…

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KEDCO urges staff to focus on meeting N4bn monthly target

Jun 7, 2019

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has urged all its staff to be more dedicated and committed for the company to meet up with the N4 billion monthly collection target. The Managing Director of the Company, Dr Jamilu Gwamna, made the call in a statement signed by the Head, Corporate Communications of KEDCO, Ibrahim Sani-Shawai…

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Schneider Electric launches products to improve business efficiency, address power challenges in Nigeria

Jun 7, 2019

Schneider Electric, global specialist in energy management and automation present in more than 100 countries has launched a new range of products for its Nigerian market to address power-related challenges and the need for premium protection and innovative offers from high-end users to low-income earners. The newly launched products include a range of affordable UPS…

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Abuja Disco explains delay in meter installations under MAP

Jun 6, 2019

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), says delay being experienced by customers in installation of meters under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) programme is due to registration and verification of customers premises. Mr Oyebode Fadipe, AEDC’s General Manager, Corporate Communications said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday. Fadipe, was reacting to…

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Gencos released 4,122MW of electricity on June 4th – Report

Jun 6, 2019

Electricity Generating Companies (GenCos) comprising gas-fired and hydro stations released a total of 4,122 MegaWatts (MW) of electricity into the national grid on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. A daily energy report, which was compiled by the Advisory Power Team, Office of the Vice President, made this disclosure on Wednesday in Abuja. It said that the energy…

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Presidency holds emergency meeting with power firms over electricity crisis

Jun 6, 2019

As the nation’s power sector remains in crisis mode, the Presidency has met with electricity distribution companies in a bid to resolve some of the issues affecting the electricity supply industry, our correspondent has learnt. It was gathered that the Chief of Staff to the President, Mr Abba Kyari, had a meeting with the Discos…

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NDDC vows to complete power projects in Ikwere, others

Jun 5, 2019

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it will soon complete ongoing pilot power projects built for communities in Rivers. The commission listed Ubima community and several other unnamed communities in Ikwerre Local Government Area (LGA) as communities to benefit from the power project. NDDC’s Managing Director, Prof. Nelson Brambaifa, disclosed this in a statement…

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