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Posted By Admin on 9th Jan 2018   

The 3050 megawatts (MW) Mambilla hydropower project which has long been on the drawing board was stirred in November 2017 when the Federal Government and Chinese contractors signed a N2.1 trillion (about $5.792 billion) contract deal in Abuja to execute…

Posted By Admin on 9th Jan 2018   

On December 15, the African Development Bank’s Board approved a US $30-million investment in the Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (“FEI OGEF”). This follows the approval of additional investments of US $10 million from Calvert Impact Capital…

Posted By Admin on 9th Jan 2018   

The Sokoto State Government has awarded a contract for the construction of 250 solar- powered water schemes to be sited in rural areas across the 23 local government areas of the state, THISDAY reports. In a statement by the state governor’s spokesperson,…

Posted By Admin on 8th Jan 2018   

NIGERIANS’ hope of having regular power supply may not take long as the Federal Government plans to generate 3,000 Megawatts (MW) more of electricity through mini-grids to energize under-served off-grid communities across Nigeria by the year 2020.The Managing Director, Rural…

Posted By Admin on 8th Jan 2018   

The management of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Sunday apologised to its consumers over the irregular power supply, The Nation reports. The General Manager Corporate Communications, Mr. Godwin Idemudia, said the current epileptic power supply was due to last week’s…

Posted By Admin on 8th Jan 2018   

Godspower Oporomo, the Taraeza 1, Pere of Kerebiri-Mein Kingdom, has re-echoed his appeal to Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, to address the over two-year power outage problem and abandoned Bomadi Polytechnic project. Oporomo noted that though the governor…

Posted By Admin on 8th Jan 2018   

The power sector is no exception from the ups and downs recorded in 2017. The year started with a generally low mood in terms of the quantum of power generation available for distribution from none to a peak of 5,222MW.…