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Posted By Admin on 31st Oct 2018   

The federal government has disclosed plan to re-sell the Yola Electricity Distribution Company as well as privatise the Afam Power Plant. The proceeds from the sale are expected to be utilised in funding part of the 2018 budget. The Director…

Posted By Admin on 31st Oct 2018   

Expectations were high that the privatisation of Nigeria’s power sector in 2013 would culminate in increased generation, transmission and distribution of electricity to consumers nationwide for some reasons. First, the private sector was perceived as having adequate resources to boost…

Posted By Admin on 26th Oct 2018   

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said Nigerians enjoyed improved electricity supply in the last three years of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government than they did in the 16 years that the opposition party, the Peoples…

Posted By Admin on 26th Oct 2018   

The cost of renewable energy sources like wind and solar continue to fall drastically, and it was only a matter of time before they were cheaper than fossil fuels. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) believes that’ll happen by 2020…

Posted By Admin on 25th Oct 2018   

Nigerian businesses spend about  N5 trillion ($14 billion)  over poor electriicty supply, African Development Bank (AfDB) Group Energy Sector Specialist Dozie Okpalaobieri has said. He said the cost incurred due to irregular supply of electricty was enormous, adding that about…

Posted By Admin on 25th Oct 2018   

Power distribution companies are entering into partnerships with renewable energy firms for the development of mini-grids to boost the supply of electricity in Nigeria. According to officials from the Rural Electrification Agency and stakeholders in the renewable energy space, already,…

Posted By Admin on 19th Oct 2018   

Nigeria will soon generate additional power from various projects to boost the national grid, including 450 megawatts from Azura Edo plant and 215 megawatts from Kaduna plant. The others are 240 megawatts from Afam V power plant and 40 megawatts…