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Posted By Admin on 17th Jul 2017   

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde  Fashola, has said that the challenges of the power sector in Nigeria are manmade and not technical. Fashola made the statement as a distinguished lecturer at the University of Lagos on…

Posted By Admin on 17th Jul 2017   

e Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) are collaborating to fight vandalism of electricity installations in the country. The Spokesperson of the Corps, Mr Emmanuel Okeh, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria…

Posted By Admin on 17th Jul 2017   

Most Gazans can’t afford solar energy, but for upper and middle class people in the embattled strip it is becoming an increasingly popular option as the local energy system crumbles. With two sons at university, a third son in high…

Posted By Admin on 14th Jul 2017   

The New York Times ran an article over the weekend about efforts by utility companies to fight the spread of rooftop-solar power: [Rooftop solar panel] growth has come to a shuddering stop this year, with a projected decline in new installations of…

Posted By Admin on 13th Jul 2017   

Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has commissioned a 500KVA injection substation at Farawa area in Kano metropolis as part of its efforts to end estimated billing system within its franchise area. The company also installed 60 prepaid meters for residents…

Posted By Admin on 13th Jul 2017   

Dynegy has signed an agreement to divest three US power generation power plants for around $300m.  The company is expected to generate aggregate sales proceeds of around $780m from the sales, including earlier announced LS Power transaction. The proceeds will be used to…

Posted By Admin on 13th Jul 2017   

Accumulated debt profile of customers under the Ikeja Electric Plc network has hit N88 billion, a development that is hindering the planned metering programme, as most its revenue are stuck with consumers who are reluctant to offset their outstanding bills.…