N2trn Mambilla Power Plant: Buhari approves project delivery committees

Damilola Shittu – Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of two committees for the Mambilla Hydroelectric Power Project in Taraba State. He approved the Inter-ministerial Steering Committee and Project Delivery... Read more »

Buhari appoints Ahmad REA MD

By Oke Peter Following the suspension of Mrs Damilola Ogunbiyi as the Managing Director of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) last week. President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Engineer Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad as... Read more »

Solving the liquidity crunch in the Nigerian power sector

White Paper presented at Power Sector Roundtable Conference hosted by Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited on September 24, 2019 at Kainji Dam Hydropower Plant, Niger State BackgroundThe slow pace of economic diversification The... Read more »

NERC releases electricity firms’ 2019 Quarterly Report

The Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC), on Saturday, said Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) recorded the highest remittance efficiency of 43.3 per cent in the second quarter of 2019. The Second Quarter... 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 »

We ‘ll ensure stable power supply in Nigeria, says NERC boss

The chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Professor James Momoh, has assured the West African nation that “stable power supply in the nation will be realized in our lifetime.” Momoh... Read more »