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Posted By Admin on 13th Nov 2017   

Electricity consumers are owing N892billion due to their inability to pay a cost reflective tarrifs to the power distribution companies (DisCos). Association of Electricity Distribution Companies (ANED) Chief Executive officer Azu Onya said the Federal Government’s debt to the power…

Posted By Admin on 13th Nov 2017   

The minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola is set to sign the project contract for the 3,050 megawatts (mw) Mambilla Hydroelectric Project in Taraba state. The Acting Director of Press (Power) at the Federal Ministry of Power,…

Posted By Admin on 10th Nov 2017   

The National Electricity Regulatory Commission on Wednesday called on government agencies in charge of houses to stop approving building plans under high tension wires in order to avoid cases of electrocution, The Punch reports. The Vice-Chairman of NERC, Mr. Sanusi Garba, who…

Posted By Admin on 10th Nov 2017   

Electricity distribution companies in the country on Wednesday officially reacted to the recent plan by the Federal Government to review the processes that saw the handing over of 11 successor companies of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to…

Posted By Admin on 10th Nov 2017   

Four of the nation’s power plants shut down this week, making the number of idle plants to rise to nine, The Punch reports. The number of power plants that did not generate any megawatts rose from five on Sunday to eight on…

Posted By Admin on 10th Nov 2017   

The N25billion which the Federal Government said it has paid to the eleven electricity distribution companies (DisCos), is yet to get to them, The Nation reports. The government claimed it has paid N25 billion out of the money owed DisCos by the…

Posted By Admin on 7th Nov 2017   

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), on Monday received a ministerial directive to ensure the process to issue metering regulations for the country’s electricity sector was completed before the end of this month, Premium Times reports. The Minister of Power, Works and…