Power

Eko Disco launches additional customer complaint centers

Jan 7, 2020

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has opened four additional customer-complaint centres in its bid to improve customer service. According to a statement, the new centres bring to 16 existing customer-complaint centres within its distribution network. The centres are expected to address issues relating to billing, metering, power supply, faults and other general service enquiries.…

Read More

FG to subsidize electricity cost pending implementation of new tariffs in April

Jan 6, 2020

The federal government will continue to subsidise the gap in electricity cost to consumers pending the adjustment in tariffs announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Saturday. On Saturday, NERC announced a new multi-year tariff order (MYTO) to supersede the previous one issued since 2015. In its announcement, the electricity sector regulator said…

Read More

Discos’ annual revenue collection rises to N466bn – ANED

Jan 6, 2020

Power distribution companies have set a new record of N466bn in their yearly revenue collection, the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors has said. ANED, which is the umbrella body for all the Discos, said the revenue collection rose by 10 per cent. “This 10 per cent increment is even more remarkable if we keep in…

Read More

No electricity tariff increase till April – Discos

Jan 6, 2020

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has allayed the fears of their customers saying there will be no tariff increase for their customers till April. The spokesman of ANED, Chief Sunday Oduntan on Monday in a statement clarified the tariff Orders issued to the DisCos recently by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). Oduntan…

Read More

NERC remains undecided over fate of eight queried Discos

Jan 6, 2020

A month after the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) queried eight power distribution companies (DisCos) to explain why their licence would not be revoked, the regulator appears undecided over the fate of the firms. The affected firms areAbuja, Enugu, Benin, Ikeja, Kaduna, Kano, Port Harcourt and Yola. NERC had given the firms 60 days ultimatum…

Read More

NERC says no increase in electricity tariff yet

Jan 6, 2020

The Federal Government has said that there are no plans to increase electricity tariff for consumers in Nigeria. Daily Trust reports that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) said it has not approved any increase in tariff for consumers. The general manager, public affairs for NERC, Usman Arabi, on Sunday, January 5, said reports that…

Read More

PHED raises alarm over Bayelsa’s huge electricity debt

Jan 6, 2020

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company has expressed worry over the debt profile of its customers in Bayelsa State. PHED maintained that contrary to claims in some quarters, electricity consumers in the state were indebted to it to the tune of N16.6bn as of December 2019. A statement issued in Port Harcourt on Friday by…

Read More

NERC orders DisCos to increase tariff from January 1st

Jan 4, 2020

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the 11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to increase their tariff effective from January 1, 2020. The NERC published the new tariffs for the different DisCos and categories of customers on its website via its order dated 31st December, 2019, which its chairman, Prof. James Momoh and Secretary…

Read More

Nigeria’s electricity grid sheds 292.4MW as power station catches fire

Jan 3, 2020

Peak electricity generation on the national grid dropped by 292.4 megawatts between Monday and Tuesday, latest industry figures from the Federal Ministry of Power showed. It was also gathered on Wednesday that a fault involving an underground cable connecting 60MVA 132/33kV T3 and its grounding transformer in Kakuri power transmission substation in Kaduna caused a…

Read More

PH DisCo shutdown plunges Bayelsa into darkness

Jan 3, 2020

People of Bayelsa State celebrated the Christmas and New Year festivities in darkness as the power outage occasioned by the altercation between Ijaw youths and Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) entered day 10 thursday. Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) had after almost a year of unbearably erratic power supply in the state besieged the offices…

Read More

SUBSCRIBE TO LATEST ENERGY NEWS

Read the latest energy industry news and researched articles
for oil and gas, power generation, renewable energy, events and more...