FG to spend $5.7bn on Mambilla electricity project

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved 5.792 billion dollars (about N1.140 trillion) for the construction...

Direct electricity sale will liberate sector – GenCos

The Association of Power Generation Companies, APGC, has said that the Federal Government’s directive on direct sale of electricity to end users was a...

Benin Republic, Niger pay N48.84bn electricity bill to Nigeria

The Republics of Benin and Niger have paid a total of $159,773,116.61 (N48.84bn at the official exchange rate of N305.7 to a dollar) as...

Nigeria receives N48bn from Niger, Benin, Togo for electricity

Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, in a communiqué at the end of the 15th monthly power sector meeting, said N48 billion...

Benin Electric signs MoU on mini-grid project in franchise areas

As a bold step towards connecting communities in its franchise states without electricity supply, Benin Electricity PLC (BEDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

N26.4bn debt, others hamper Olorunsogo 335MW capacity

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Energy Company Ltd, operator of Olorunsogo Power Plant in Ogun State, Monsuru Afinni, has disclosed that a debt...

Energy democratisation necessary for Africa’s move into digital age

By Sabine Dall’Omo Without technological constraints, more people from across Africa are free to innovate and create on the global stage; democratisation of energy is...

Anxiety as FG moves to deregulate electricity meter acquisition

Minister of Power, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has announced plans to liberalise the acquisition of meters by customers for the 11 electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos)...

NNPC to build metering plant for Egbin power plant expansion

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation is to build 500million standard cubic feet of gas per day metering plant to serve the planned capacity expansion...

Era of estimated billing to end soon – DisCos

The era of estimated billing is gradually coming to an end as the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, have assured their non-Maximum Demand customers,...

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