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NIPP’s 330KV Switching Station In Akwa Ibom To Boost Power Supply

Posted: Nov 29, 2016 at 2:12 pm   /   Power

Charles Okonji The new 330KV Switching Station in Essien Udim, Ikot-Ekpene, Akwa-Ibom State, which is built by National Independent Power […]

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Brian Muriuki ,  Country Manager Shell Kenya , Yemi Alade, makethefuture Ambassador and Jim Reeves , the technical director from GravityLight during a round table discussion with journalist in Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, Nov 21, 2016 .Shell has teamed up with the GravityLight Foundation, a UK based energy start-up which aims to provide energy-deprived communities in Kenya with lamps powered by gravity. With the help of Shell, the start-up will bring more than 3,000 lighting devices to Kenya over the course a Õ50 Night TourÕ across 50 communities in the country, to demonstrate how collaboration Ð and the power of gravity Ð can help change lives. Photo/Karel Prinsloo

Shell, Yemi Alade Partner For Bright Energy Ideas

Posted: Nov 29, 2016 at 2:02 pm   /   Power

Charles Okonji   Nigeria musician, Yemi Alade, has taken the lead in spreading Shell’s #makethefuture campaign which aims to inspire […]

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KEDCO Laments Loss Of N108m To Vandals

Posted: Oct 13, 2016 at 2:18 pm   /   Power

Kano Electricity Distribution Company Plc (KEDCO) has expressed deep worry over the increasing spate vadalism on its power infrastructure. According […]

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Solar Power

Jigawa Solar Power Plant To Commence Operation In 2017

Posted: Oct 13, 2016 at 2:16 pm   /   Power

*FAAN, Caterpillar Partner For Regular Power Supply At Airport There is an indication that the 80 megawatts Dutse solar power […]

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Coal fired Power Plant

Stakeholders Fault FG’s Plan To Exploit Coal For Electricity Generation

Posted: Oct 13, 2016 at 2:13 pm   /   Power

Charles Okonji The Federal Government’s plan to harness coal to boost the Nigerian electricity supply, yesterday, generated negative reactions, as […]

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power sector, power supply

KEDCO Loses N108m To Vandals In Six Weeks

Posted: Sep 9, 2016 at 5:10 am   /   Business, Power

Kano Electricity Distribution Company Plc (KEDCO) has said it had lost transformer oil, aluminum conductors, upriser cables and other valuable […]

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power sector, power supply

Stakeholders Task NDPHC On Efficient Power Generation

Posted: Sep 8, 2016 at 7:20 am   /   Business, Power

Charles Okonji Some stakeholders in the electricity industry have tasked the new Managing Director of the Niger Delta Power Holding […]

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NDPHC Gets New MD, EDs

Posted: Sep 2, 2016 at 7:14 am   /   Business, Power

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a substantive Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and two Executive Directors for the Niger Delta Power Holding Company […]

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trade; Meter Manufacturers

We Must Support Local Meter Manufacturers – FG

Posted: Aug 19, 2016 at 1:17 pm   /   Power

As the Electricity Meters Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (EMMAN) lament over off patronage of locally produced meters, which has resulted […]

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Ikeja Electric

Ikeja Electric Introduces Discounts On Outstanding Bills

Posted: Aug 11, 2016 at 7:50 pm   /   Power

Ikeja Electric Plc, one of Nigeria’s largest electricity distribution company, has introduced a Debt Discount initiative, which would provide various […]

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FG Engages Omatek, Other To Tackle Power Crisis

Posted: Aug 11, 2016 at 7:42 pm   /   Power

The Federal Government has engaged Omatek Ventures Plc, the first firm to locally assemble computer cases in Nigeria, and other […]

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FG Terminates Manitoba Contract On TCN

Posted: Aug 11, 2016 at 7:36 pm   /   Power

The Federal Government has terminated its contract with Canadian firm, Manitoba Hydro International, which focuses on transmitting electricity and natural […]

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Pwc Decries Nigeria’s Per Capita Power Consumption

Posted: Aug 11, 2016 at 7:32 pm   /   Power

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria, in its report on the nation’s economy, has stated that the country’s per capita power consumption, within […]

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New Tariff, power sector; FMBN; Mass housing

FG Promises Holistic Approach To Tackling Electricity Challenges

Posted: Aug 11, 2016 at 7:23 pm   /   Power

The Federal Government has said it would adopt a holistic approach towards addressing the infrastructural decay and other challenges facing […]

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‘Renewable Energy Is The Only Feasible Solution For Next Decades’

Posted: Jul 28, 2016 at 6:53 pm   /   Power

Executive Director of GVE Project Limited, Mr Chuka Eze, in this interview with CHARLES OKONJI, explains the need to explore […]

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Power Supply; Niger Delta projects; IYC youths

FG, States Must Partner For Efficiency Power Supply – Fashola

Posted: Jul 28, 2016 at 6:43 pm   /   Power

Going by the threat of gas shortage, which has become a serious challenge to the efficient power supply in the […]

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‘Our Tariff Increase Is To Have Appropriate Price For Electricity’

Posted: Jul 21, 2016 at 12:47 pm   /   Power

Executive Director of the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), Mr. Sunday Olurotimi Oduntan, in this interview with CHARLES OKONJI, […]

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Eko Disco

Eko Disco Losses Over N50m Monthly To Equipment Vandal

Posted: Jul 21, 2016 at 12:43 pm   /   Power

The Chief Executive Officer, Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EKEDP), Mr Oladele Amoda, has said that the company (also referred […]

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NERC, REA, Others Operate Without Budgetary Allocation

Posted: Jul 21, 2016 at 12:41 pm   /   Power

There are strong indications that the Federal Government’s power agencies, which include Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Rural Electrification Agency […]

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Power Grid Records 21 Collapses In Six Months

Posted: Jul 21, 2016 at 12:39 pm   /   Power

A data from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed that the nation’s power grid, in the first half […]

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BEDC Plans Installation Of Additional 100,000 Meters In 2016

Posted: Jul 14, 2016 at 2:54 pm   /   Power

Charles Okonji Conscious of the metering gaps existing across various customer classes, Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC) has announced plan […]

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China’s Investment In Africa’s Power Sector Grows By 30%

Posted: Jul 14, 2016 at 2:40 pm   /   Power

Charles Okonji International Energy Agency (IEA), an autonomous organization, which works to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its […]

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BPE Refutes Allegation On Sale Of Enugu Coal Blocks

Posted: Jul 14, 2016 at 2:21 pm   /   Power

Charles Okonji The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has denied the claim that it had offer for concession and sold […]

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FG engages 12 firms to generate 1,000mw from solar

Posted: Jul 14, 2016 at 1:24 pm   /   Power

Charles Okonji Strong indications have emerged that the Federal Government has taken some initiatives to engage other sources of energy, […]

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Shell’s Kinetic Energy: An innovative Drive to Tackle Nigeria’s Power Crisis

Posted: Jul 5, 2016 at 5:51 pm   /   Power

Charles Okonji Lagos – When Shell came up with its kinetic energy, not many an expert took the global oil giant […]

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