The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has once again successfully transmitted another all-time peak of 5,584.40 megawatts (MW). The new peak was recorded by the power sector on Thursday, January 7th 2021, at 9:15pm. This is coming just 24 hours after the previous peak of 5,552.80MW was recorded on Wednesday January...
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has on Tuesday confirmed a tariff hike earlier reported saying it ‘adjusted’ it by N2 to N4. The tariff hike with effect from January 1, 2021, is coming two months after the last increment in November 2020. The commission in a statement by its management...
​The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has awarded the Quality Management System (QMS) ISO 9001:2015 Certificate to the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA). At the certificate presentation in Abuja on Wednesday, the Managing Director of NEMSA, Engr. Peter Ewesor, said to align with world best practices, NEMSA began enforcement...
The Senate on Tuesday received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of Engr. Sanusi Garba as Executive Chairman of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).  Also to be confirmed are: Dr. Musiliu Olalekan Oseni as Vice Chairman; and Aisha Mahmud as Commissioner.  The request was contained in a...
The Federal Government on Tuesday engaged host communities at the sites of the 3050 megawatts (MW) Mambilla hydropower project being planned for in Taraba State. According to the Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman who flagged off the sensitisation in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, the COVID-19 pandemic affected the...
The Managing Director/CEO of AEDC – Dr. Ernest Mupwaya has said the 2020 Customer Service Week is a give-back time and an opportunity to appreciate its customers for their loyalty to the Company. The General Manager, Corporate Communications, Oyebode Fadipe, said Dr. Mupwaya is expected to flag off the activities...
Recently, Vosus Energy Limited, a solar start-up firm in Nigeria unveiled the Volsus Solar for Health (VSFH) mini-grid programme in Abuja. The firm is also targeting the installation of 5,000 units of such mini-grids across health centres to improve healthcare delivery services in Nigeria, after it flagged off the first...
Kaduna Electric has started implementing the old electricity tariff as at August 31st, 2020 as ordered by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission. It made this known in a statement issued in Kaduna by the Head of Corporate Communication,  Abdulazeez Abdullahi. The reversal to the old tariff regime was sequel to the agrement...
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has ordered the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos) to suspend the hiked electricity tariff for two weeks. NERC had approved the tariff hike for the DisCos from September 1,which 2020. It saw the rates rising by nearly 100 per cent for consumers who get power...
The Executive Governor of Borno State, His Excellency, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has commended the management of Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) led by Mr. Chiedu Ugbo for its achievements in the area of power infrastructure development in Nigeria. Professor Zulum said, Mr. Ugbo led management has contributed...