Power

NERC takes steps to strengthen electricity consumers’ rights

Apr 30, 2015

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has taken a major step towards strengthening electricity consumers’ rights in the country, as it began moves to set up what is to be known as the Nigerian Electricity Consumers Advocacy Network (NECAN), The Guardian reports. The Network is expected to emerge as a focused consumers’ advocacy group in…

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NDPHC to roll out NIPP phase II, to focus on hydro power stations

Apr 30, 2015

A statement issued and signed by the General Manager, Communications and Public Relations of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), Mr. Yakubu Lawal, has indicated that the Board of Directors of NDPHC, owners of the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPP) have positioned the company to effectively pursue its Phase II project mandate aimed at implementing…

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Atiku asks Buhari to reverse PHCN privatisation process

Apr 28, 2015

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has advised the in-coming government of Gen. Muhammad Buhari (Rtd), to reverse the current privatisation exercise of the power sector for it to move forward, Leadership reports. Atiku made this statement at the 36th Kaduna International Trade Fair’s Seminar organised by the Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA).…

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Egbin delivers below capacity due to poor gas supply

Apr 28, 2015

The Chief Executive Officer, Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Mike Uzoigwe, has said that Egbin plant produced 300 megawatts, as against the expected 1000 megawatts it needs to deliver to Nigerians, Vanguard reports. “For some time now, there has not been much supply of gas to us at Egbin, and as such we are limited to…

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GE names Clarke Energy as official distributor for Nigeria

Apr 27, 2015

Seeking to ensure regional customer sales and services excellence for its growing diesel engine technology portfolio, GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) has announced that it has signed an agreement with U.K.-based Clarke Energy to serve as GE’s first authorized distributor for diesel sales and services with responsibility for stationary power generation in Australia, Nigeria…

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Seven Energy begins gas supply to Calabar NIPP

Apr 24, 2015

Seven Energy International Limited (“Seven Energy”), the indigenous Nigerian integrated gas Company has commenced the supply of gas to the 560 MW Calabar National Integrated Power Project (“NIPP”). The commercial delivery of gas to Calabar NIPP commenced in March 2015, and is being executed through Accugas, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Seven Energy. When operating at…

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Lagos generated 47.5MW through IPPs In six years – Tijani

Apr 22, 2015

The Lagos State Government says it has so far generated 47.5 Megawatts (MW) through five Independent Power Plants (IPP) in the last six years, NAN/Leadership reports. Mr Taofiq Tijani, the state Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources said this at a news briefing at Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre on Tuesday in Lagos. Tijani said that…

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NERC expresses worry over slack regulation of gas supply to plants

Apr 22, 2015

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has stated that in as much as it is unable to exert some level of control over gas supply to power plants, it will be difficult for it to drive electricity generation up to the level it has set in its Multi Year Tariff Order (MYTO), but that there…

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1,000mw Katsina power plant underway – Investor

Apr 21, 2015

Promoters of the proposed 1,000 megawatts Katsina power plant have said the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and other papers will be ready in two months, Daily Trust reports. CEO of Strancton Limited, Chief Edozie Njoku, said the indigenous company, along with its technical partners are working on getting the necessary licences and papers ready to…

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TCN requests for an upward review of transmission tariff

Apr 21, 2015

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) is requesting for  an upward review of the fees it charges for transmitting electricity from generation points to distribution points in Nigeria’s electricity supply industry, This Day reports. TCN has already applied to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to review its tariff upward to accommodate extant expenditure incurred…

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