TCN restores supply after power system collapses

Following the system collapse which occurred at 4.15 pm on Thursday, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) today said the national grid had been fully restored. It explained that the collapse occurred... 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 »

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 »

Discos’ power supply slumps to 2,962MW

Oke Peter with Agency Report A report obtained Thursday from the System Operations (SO), a department of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has shown that the level of electricity distribution by... Read more »

Buhari’s ‘Next Level’: Nigerians to pay more for electricity, documents reveal

The President Muhammadu Buhari regime through the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NREC) has increased electricity tariff across the country. The difference between what Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC)’s customers pay currently and... 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 »

Concern as FG set to take over Discos, return investors’ N736bn

. Oke Peter with Agency ReportThere are strong indications that the Federal Government is considering repossession of 10 electricity distribution firms as one of the options to rescue the nation’s beleaguered electricity... Read more »