Portugal Prime Minister to address investors at 21st Africa Energy Forum in Lisbon

Prime Minister of Portugal, His Excellency António Costa, has confirmed to meet investors at the Africa Energy Forum (AEF) at the Lisbon Congress Center, Lisbon, Portugal from 11-14th June 2019. According to... Read more »

Niger begins construction of $167m Kandadji Hydroelectric dam

Construction process of the Kandadji hydroelectric project on the Niger River set to cost US $167m, has been officially launched by President of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou and works has commenced. President Mahamadou... Read more »

System collapse: Power generation drops to 1,675MW

By Oke Peter The nation’s power generation fell to a record low on Tuesday following the collapse of the national grid on Monday night. Data from the Nigeria Electricity System Operator (NESO),... Read more »

FG shortlists four firms for Afam Power, Yola Disco’s sale

Damilola Shittu – Abuja The Federal Government has given its nod to three firms to proceed with the financial bids opening in the bid to acquire Afam Power Plc, an electricity generation... Read more »

FG seeks $1bn World Bank loan for power sector

Agency Report The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed has disclosed that the federal has commenced discussion with the World Bank with a view to take a $1 billion loan for the... Read more »

TCN implements power transmission project

The managing director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Usman Mohammed, has revealed that the company has begun the execution of a $170 million power transmission project called the Abuja Feeding... Read more »

ESQ Energy and Power School: Charting the way forward on viable power projects

By Oke Peter In its determination aimed at ensuring a functional power sector, foremost legal practitioner committed to the promotion of excellence in the Nigerian legal practice, ESQ Legal Practice, recently organised... Read more »

European Union to launch €30m power finance scheme in Nigeria

The European Union (EU) and All On – an impact finance outfit, would launch a €30 million worth of electrification financing initiative for off-grid and commercial and industrial captive power projects in... Read more »

NDPHC boss Chiedu Ugbo attends AIM2019 in Dubai

By Oke Peter The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), Mr. Chiedu Ugbo, on Tuesday met with the Chairman of AMEA Power, His Excellency, Hussain Nowais, at... Read more »

Rwanda, Symbion Power set to construct $200m 56MW power plant

Symbion Power has signed an agreement with the Rwandan government for the construction of a 56 MW power plant on Lake Kivu in the Eastern African nation. The 56 MW power plant... Read more »