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Posted By Admin on 15th Jun 2017   

The nation’s electricity grid crashed significantly to a peak generation of 3,346 megawatts (mw) yesterday, hours after 27 turbines were deprived of generating 2,979mw because of poor gas supply and transmission line problems, the Daily Trust reports. Industry statistics obtained…

Posted By Admin on 15th Jun 2017   

South Africa’s first ever silo solar photovoltaic (PV) plant was launched this month by agricultural company Senwes Group. Installed at the firm’s Hennenman silo in the Free State province, the total projected solar utilisation per annum is 472,460 kWh. The…

Posted By Admin on 15th Jun 2017   

On Tuesday, the Kenyan national electricity distributor, Kenya Power, launched a Sh13.2 billion ($123 million) project to lay underground cables in Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa. The Daily Nation cited the utility who said that the implementation of its terrestrial network…

Posted By Admin on 13th Jun 2017   

The Executive Secretary, Dr Joy Ogaji at a briefing in Abuja yesterday said GenCos are only operating few turbines to generate power based on the quantum of gas they can pay for immediately. The Daily Trust reported on Tuesday that…

Posted By Admin on 13th Jun 2017   

Access Power has secured funding from the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) for the 130MW Zambia wind power project. The renewable power developer made the announcement on the side-lines of the recently concluded Africa Energy Forum in Copenhagen. Zambia wind…

Posted By Admin on 13th Jun 2017   

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Raji Fashola, has faulted the no confidence vote passed on Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) by the state House of Assembly. The minister, who criticised the action on Monday in Enugu at…

Posted By Admin on 12th Jun 2017   

Fraudulent practices has ruined Nigeria’s power sector after four years of its privatization as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed electricity consumers not provided with prepared meters by March 1 to stop paying for electric bills presented by…