Nigeria’s TCN secures $1.6bn to boost power sector

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has confirmed that it received about $1.661 billion worth of investments from international donors to boost power supply...

Strong partnerships key to delivering clean energy in Africa

The power of partnerships and the strength of good regulations will deliver clean renewable energy for Africa at the scale and speed needed, allowing...

Shell set to invest $2bn in Kano Electricity Distribution Company

Global oil giants, Shell, has stated its readiness to invest $2 billion in Kano Electricity Distribution Company in the next three years. The company’s plan...

NERC goes tough, penalizes power company N10.2mn for illegal supply

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has fined Cummins Power Generation Nigeria Limited (CPGNL) the sum of at least 10.2 million for illegal supply...

Ikeja electric vows to prosecute anyone who assaults its staff

Ikeja Electric Plc has warned the general public that legal actions would be taken against any individual that launches any form of physical attack...

Most Nigerians pay estimated bills for power consumption

The lower chamber of the National Assembly, the House of Representatives, recently commenced a process to prohibit the issuance of estimated bills to consumers...

Power supply to Nigerian households worsen in Q1 2019 – Survey

A new Power Poll results released by NOIPolls for the first quarter of 2019 has revealed that the power sector experienced a decline in...

GE reinforces commitment to improve energy access in West Africa

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business today announced that it has signed two deals to build energy systems in Benin and upgrade three substations...

German-African energy forum to boost Africa’s energy security, investment

The African Energy Chamber has congratulated the German Government and the African-German Business Association (Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft) on the success of the 13th...

Access to electricity key to Africa’s development

Africa will not fully develop if hundreds of millions of its people continue to live without electricity, Economic Commission for Africa’s Executive Secretary, Vera...

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