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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…

Posted By Admin on 7th Nov 2017   

The Federal Ministry of Power and Housing, headed by Mr. Babatunde Fashola, is now being fingered by the Senate in an alleged $350 million infraction, The Sun reports. According to the upper chamber, Fashola’s Ministry allegedly got part of $1 billion from…

Posted By Admin on 7th Nov 2017   

Environmental activists are applauding the Volta River Authority’s decision to build a wind power plant to help Ghana’s power generation. The Volta River Authority (VRA) plans to construct a 150-Megawatt wind power plant to supplement power generation in Ghana. The…

Posted By Admin on 6th Nov 2017   

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) Joint Venture is set to boost the Federal Government power generation aspiration by 480 megawatts (MW) through the completion of its Okpai Phase II Independent Power Project…

Posted By Admin on 6th Nov 2017   

Babatunde Fashola, minister of works, power and housing, says the $35 million Fast Power project would not have been possible without appropriation, The Cable reports. He said this in response to an allegation raised by Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west who…