DISCOs Halt Investment in Electricity Assets

ELECTRICITY distribution companies in the country are finding it increasingly difficult to meet their operational payment obligations to the federal government. According to the DISCOs, the development has led to a halt in investments in electricity distribution assets. …

NERC Checks Estimated Power Bill

THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, is putting a ceiling on the quantum of consumption that unmetered customers in a particular class can be billed by estimation in any particular month. The NERC made its plans public during a stakeholders’ consultative forum at its …

Power Firms Declare Force Majeure

THE Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, has said that some electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs have declared force majeure over tariffs and insurgency in the country. Alex Okoh, head of public communications, BPE, who said this in a statement on Tuesday, May 26, also disclosed that the …

A Nation in Darkness

Nigerians are suffering so much hardship because of the epileptic power supply in the country which worsened after the privatisation of the sector by the outgoing administration of President Goodluck Jonathan …

Katsina Wind Farm to Generate 10mw of Power

THE federal government will soon commission Nigeria’s first ever wind farm in Katsina State. The wind farm will generate 10 megawatts, MW, of electricity when completed. Godknows Igali, permanent secretary, ministry of power, in a statement, said that the 10MW Katsina wind farm has …

NLNG Spends $9.3 Billion Six Trains

THE Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG Limited has spent more than $9.3 billion to develop its six trains, which put it in good stead to deliver about seven percent of the global LNG supply. The money was spent between 1990, when train one, the base project was started and 2007, when train …