FG stops estimated billings, directs mass metering of consumers

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that there should be a nationwide mass metering programme for electricity consumers in the country. This is an effort...

Siemens’ $2bn power deal to save Nigeria $1bn annually

Siemens will provide general technical training for employees of DISCOs, TCN, and regulators. According to the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, the nation loses over...

Energy investors see bright future in post-Covid 19 Africa

The Germany-Africa Business Forum (GABF) is organizing an exclusive webinar to encourage new deals between German and African public and private energy stakeholders. This,...

Siemens contract to expand national grid capacity to 25,000MW

Siemens AG, a global powerhouse in the fields of industry, energy and healthcare and for infrastructure solutions will soon begin pre-engineering work on the...

AfDB’s SEFA grants $760,000 for renewable energy projects across Africa

The African Development Bank managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), has approved a $760,000 grant to Empower New Energy AS (EmNEW), to develop...

Ikeja electric suspends electricity disconnection activities

The Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (Ikeja Electric) has announced the suspension of all disconnection activities of debtor customers for the period of two weeks...

Why Labour rejected planned electricity tariff hike by NERC

The Nigeria Labour Congress has said that it totally rejected any plan to inflict further pains on Nigerians by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission...

Why willing seller, buyer policy won’t solve Nigeria’s power problems

By Moses Nasamu Energy or, more accurately, access to energy is one of the biggest barriers to social and economic growth that the African continent...

BPE to raise N267bn from privatization of 20 companies

The Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, Mr. Alex Okoh, has advised against re-nationalisation of the nation’s electricity power assets. He also projected...

Power supply to Nigerian households still inadequate – Poll

A new power poll released by NOIPolls Nigeria for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019 has revealed that power supply to Nigerian households experienced...

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