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PDP kicks against hike in electricity tariff

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The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has kicked against a hike in electricity bill to be paid by Nigerians, arguing that the over 200...

Africa should modernise, decentralise its grid to solve its power distribution...

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By Anastasia WALSH Electrification is an on-going and foundational investment, and a necessary one to realize all modern-day development objectives. Despite bullish policies, the fact...

NERC moves to end estimated billings, licenses meter providers for Ikeja,...

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By Kingsley OKoye The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says it has issued permits to Meter Asset Providers (MAP) of Ikeja and Benin Disco’s in...

Fashola announces approval of 108 meter providers, canvasses votes for Buhari

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By Grace Alegba   The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has raised the hope of Nigerians towards ending crazy electricity billing with...

Kaduna power plant ready to generate electricity

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Rockson Engineering Limited, the company handling the Kaduna Power Plant, says four out of the eight turbines in the plant are completed and ready to be powered.

We are delivering on incremental power supply – Babatunde Fashola

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  By Kingsley Okoye   The Federal Government on Monday said it was meeting its mandate of power supply through generation and supply of additional electricity to...

Experts urge FG to review power contract agreements

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Some stakeholders in the power sector have urged the Federal Government to review the power contracts agreement with the owners of the distribution and generation companies.

Mini electricity power grids bring promise of jobs to rural Nigerians

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  By Nellie Peyton     Lagos (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nigeria is on the verge of a boom in mini electricity power grids that could stimulate rural economies...

Nigerians spend about $13 billion annually to fuel generating sets – EU

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By Olufemi Adediran, Abeokuta The European Union Representative in Nigeria, Kurt Cornelius, on Friday disclosed that  poor supply of electricity in the country is responsible for an...

Nigeria eyes 4,000MW from nuclear energy, as FG signs agreement with...

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(Reuters) - Nigeria inched closer to generating electricity from nuclear energy on Monday as the Chairman of the country’s Atomic Energy Commission, Simon Mallam, and...

Electricity: Ogun State to generate 336MW within 18 months

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IbikunleBy Olufemi Adediran, Abeokuta The Ogun State Government has approved the construction of additional power generation plants by 12 Independent Power Providers (IPPs) to boost...

Pre-paid electricity meter: CACOL tackles Federal Government

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The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL)  on Thursday criticised a policy reversal by the Federal Government on the free supply of Credited Advance Payment...

Lagos State determined to generate 3,000MW of electricity – Ambode

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday said his administration has already embarked on reform aimed at generating 3000MW of power within the...

Cross River State to build another 26MW power plant in Tinapa

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Few weeks to the completion of a 21 megawatt power plant in Calabar, the Cross River State government is set to commence the construction...

Extend `No meter no payment’ policy – Manufacturers

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By Yunus Yusuf Lagos (NAN) The Meter Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (EMMAN) has appealed to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to extend the directive...

Federal Govt earmarks N701bn for electricity

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By Awayi Kuje Keffi (NAN) The Federal Government says it is committed to providing N701 billion as guaranty to electricity to ensure market liquidity in...

U.S energy project adds 30,000 new solar connections in Nigeria

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By Isaac Aregbesola Abuja (NAN) The U.S energy project known as “Power Africa’’ has added 30,000 new solar connections in Nigeria. The U.S Ambassador to Nigeria,...

NERC issues licences to 8 companies to generate 1,648.25mw of electricity

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NERC issues licences to 8 companies to generate 1,648.25mw of electricity   Abuja (NAN) Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has given eight companies licences to generate...

Ikeja, Eko Electricity Distribution coys install 62,368 pre-paid meters

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Lagos (NAN) Ikeja Electric and Eko Electric Distribution Company on Sunday said that they had installed 62,368 pre-paid meters after the privatisation of the...

Abuja consumers reject proposed hike in electricity tariff

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Abuja (NAN) Electricity consumers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs, have rejected a proposed hike in electricity tariff being proposed by...

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