Tag: Electricity

Electricity consumer groups oppose slight tariff adjustment

Abdul Jimoh- January 6, 2021

Electricity consumer groups on Wednesday kicked against the minor adjustment in electricity tariffs approved for the 11 electricity distribution companies by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory ... Read More

FG Energizes Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi with Solar Hybrid Mini-Grid

Henry Solomon- December 5, 2020

Under the Federal Government's Energizing Education Programme (EEP), the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM) in Benue state was energized with a 8.25MW Solar Hybrid ... Read More

New electricity tariff exploitative, consumers tell NERC

Abdul Jimoh- September 10, 2020

Some electricity consumers across the country, on Thursday, claimed that the electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) were not adhering to the terms of the new tariff ... Read More

Prepaid meters: expert lauds President Buhari for granting waiver on import levy

Abdul Jimoh- August 31, 2020

An Electricity expert, Mr Mohammed Idris on Monday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for granting a one-year waiver on import levy on prepaid electricity meters. Idris ... Read More

EEDC Warns Against Obstruction of Power Line, condoles with family of Nnewi Electrocution Victim

Henry Solomon- May 26, 2020

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has again warned the public to avoid erecting structures or trading under the power line right-of-way. The Head of Corporate ... Read More

Customers Complain of Electricity Tariff Increase

Tanimu- May 21, 2020

Some consumers decried the hike in electricity billings which had been proposed to take-off on June 1. They described the move as insensitive to the ... Read More

FG, U.S. Sign $1.1m Grant for Electricity Development

Henry Solomon- February 11, 2020

The Federal Government and United State Trade and Development Agency have signed a 1.1million dollar grant to support electricity infrastructure development in Nigeria. The agreement ... Read More

OAU 8.05 Megawatt Power Project to be Completed Soon – Minister

Henry Solomon- February 8, 2020

The Minister of State for Power, Prince Goddy Agba, has assured authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, that 8.05 Megawatts power Project embarked on by ... Read More

Governor Fintiri Directs The Re-connection of Michika, Madagali to National Grid

Henry Solomon- February 4, 2020

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri had directed the state ministry of Infrastructure and Community Development to work with Yola Discos to commence the process of reconnecting ... Read More

Remittance Directive: 6 DisCos May Evade NERC’s Sanction

Henry Solomon- December 15, 2019

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says six out of eight Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have complied or substantially complied with the approved minimum remittance ... Read More

Mambilla Power Project Will Change Fortunes of Taraba –Minister

Henry Solomon- October 29, 2019

The Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman says the actualisation of the 3,050 Mega Watts(MW) Mambilla hydropower project in Taraba will have direct impact on the ... Read More

FG Sets Aside $1.61bn for 24 Hour Power Supply – TCN

Henry Solomon- October 20, 2019

The Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Alhaji Usman Gur says the Federal Government in collaboration with international donor agencies  has set aside over ... Read More

EEDC Warns Against Customers Repairing Transformers

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2019

Mr Emeka Ezeh, Head Communication, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), on Thursday said the company would no longer tolerate customers repairing transformers by themselves in ... Read More

Abuja Feeding Scheme: FCT to get additional 624MW – Perm Sec

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 11, 2019

The Federal Government has assured the residents of FCT of improved electricity through its Abuja Feeding Scheme aimed at generating additional 624 megawatts to the ... Read More

GENCOs release 4,114 MW of power

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 12, 2019

Electricity generating companies in Nigeria released an average of 4,114 megawatts of power into the national grid on Monday, a daily energy report has said. ... Read More

Electricity generators, major cause of hearing loss in Nigeria — expert

admin- June 22, 2018

An expert on hearing loss, Dr Bolajoko Olusanya, on Friday identified generators, some prescription drugs, and exposure to loud noise as major causes of hearing ... Read More

Electricity Generation to National Grid Drops by 1,087.6MW – TCN

Henry Solomon- June 17, 2018

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)says there has been a drop in the electricity generated into the national grid by a  total of 1,087.6Mega Watts ... Read More

Smart Cities in Nigeria, An Achievable Initiative – FG

Henry Solomon- April 12, 2018

The Federal Government says it is committed to its plan to create smart cities in the country, saying Nigerians should not be pessimistic about the ... Read More

TCN Commissions Capacitor Bank to Improve Electricity Voltage in Abuja

Henry Solomon- April 12, 2018

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has commissioned a 60MVAR Capacitor Bank at the Apo 132/33Kv substation to improve quality and voltage of electricity supply ... Read More