The power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have supported the call for effective coordination and the alignment of all electricity equipment improvement projects being executed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), the Generation Companies (GenCos) and the Distribution Companies (DisCos) as a key success factor towards attaining the country's electricity...
The Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman, has said with the one year meter import waiver approved by President Muhammadu Buhari, the local manufacturers should have built capacity, for meters to be available to end the estimated billing regime. In a tweet, the minister said: “I am Pleased to tell...
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 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...
There is widespread protest at the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) headquarters in Abuja over the removal of Mr Usman Gur Mohammed as the Managing Director on Tuesday. The members of the unions comprising the Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC) and the Nigerian Union of Electricity...
The power Distribution Companies (DisCos) say they are losing N13.9 billion monthly to the capped estimated billing order by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), just as they seek realistic indices before the implementation of the Service Reflective Tariff (SRT). The Managing Director of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC),...
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...
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC has issued notices of intention to commence enforcement action against seven electricity Distribution Companies, DisCos over their failure to comply with the Order 197/2020 on capping of unmetered Residential 2, R2 and Commercial 1, C1 electricity customers. In a tweet statement issued on Tuesday,...
The Minister of Power, Engr Sale Mamman, has inaugurated a nine-man committee which he said will restructure the Ministry of Power and its agencies to achieving the ministry’s goals, objectives, and overall mandate. Speaking during the inauguration of the nine–man Committee on Restructuring the Ministry of Power and Oversight of...
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...