Discos and electricity consumers in 2020

Arguably, after politics and security, the question of service delivery in the Nigerian power sector, a highly sensitive one at that, is the most discussed in the country today. The distribution sector... Read more »

Power generation hits 4,898.2MW •Don’t revoke our licences, Discos beg NERC

The total quantum of electricity generated on the national grid since the beginning of 2020 reached a peak of 4,898.2 megawatts on Wednesday, latest industry data obtained on Thursday in Abuja showed.... Read more »

Electricity billing: NERC orders DisCos’ transition to cashless billing, collection

By Oke Peter AS part of its efforts to ensure optimal utilization of resources for the provision of electricity services, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Tuesday, ordered the electricity distribution... Read more »

Licence cancellation: FG gives Discos December 7 deadline

Power distribution companies have till December 7 to submit their written responses providing reasons their licences should not be cancelled, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) declared on Tuesday. In an updated... Read more »

Nigeria’s power grid records 206 collapses in 9 years …As foreign-funded investment hits N715bn

Nigerians woke up on Wednesday, May 8, to a nationwide outage that cut off power from many homes and factories, leading to reduced load allocations to the distribution companies (DisCos). About 5:29... Read more »

Again Buhari approves N600bn intervention fund for power sector

Shittu Oluwadamilola – Abuja President Muhammad Buhari has approved the sum of N600 billion as another intervention fund for the power sector. The Market Operator, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Edmond Eje,... Read more »

We’ve completed 100 power projects in four years —NDPHC boss

By Oke Peter The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC), Mr Chiedu Ugbo, has said the firm has completed 100 transmission and distribution projects across... Read more »