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Posted By Admin on 19th Nov 2018   

The Consumer Affairs Commissioner of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Dr Moses Arigu, has identified low metering as a factor responsible for estimated billing by electricity distribution companies. Arigu stated this at the inauguration of the customer complaints forum office…

Posted By Admin on 19th Nov 2018   

An indigenous Solar energy firm, Econsultants Limited partners two German firms, Eclareon GMBH, Ideas Into Energy GMBH and the German Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs to address epileptic power supply, through renewable energy.   The partnership was announced in Lagos…

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…