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By naec
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Feb 13th, 2018
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The Federal Government says it is boosting electricity supply across 15 areas in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with the installation of two transformers of 200MVA transmission capacity at Katampe and Apo areas of Abuja. The Minister of State II, Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Hassan S...
By naec
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Feb 13th, 2018
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The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has gotten a substantive managing director 18 months after the exit of expatriate management contractor, Manitoba Hydro International Nigeria Limited, the Daily Trust reports. The former Interim Managing Director (IMD), Mr Usman Gur Mohammed served for one ye...
By naec
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Feb 12th, 2018
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The gas-fired and hydropower Generation Companies (GenCos) have called on the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to improve the transmission networks to save their generating machines from recurring frequency oscillations. Its umbrella body, Association of Power Generation Companies (APGC), told D...
By naec
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Feb 8th, 2018
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As part of its technical assistance to some electricity distribution companies (DisCos), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its technical partners, Tetra Tech, has supplied some equipment to Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) to boost its logistic and te...
By naec
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Feb 8th, 2018
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Meter Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MMAN) has advised the Federal Government to put in place a conducive environment for the growth of the sub-sector, its Executive Secretary, Mr Muhideen Ibrahim, has said. Ibrahim said the sector was battling  obsolete equipment, adding that many customers s...
By naec
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Feb 6th, 2018
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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has decried what he termed the habit by some analysts of comparing power supply in Nigeria with what obtains in other countries, noting that Nigeria is a great country which should not be compared to other countries. Fashola, who made t...
By naec
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Feb 2nd, 2018
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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI) and partners have announced the arrival of the multi-billion dollar Egina Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading, FPSO, unit to the shores of Nigeria from South Korea. The vessel’s journey to Nigeria star...
By naec
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Jan 30th, 2018
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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is working to grant a 15-year license to Meter Asset Providers (MAP) to speed up metering across the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos). A draft of the regulation accessed by Daily Trust in Abuja indicates that the DisCos could be given 120 days (...
By naec
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Jan 30th, 2018
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The Nigeria Gas Association (NGA) has lamented the unavailability of gas which has hindered power generation immensely since the beginning of the year, leading to the country losing about 1,500 megawatts (MW) of power every day since the beginning of 2018. Recall the sudden shutdown of six Power Gene...
By naec
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Jan 26th, 2018
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The Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) has disclosed that it disbursed a total of N152.974 billion to 23 power generation companies (Gencos) in the first seven months of 2017. This disbursement represents 21.6 percent of the N701 billion payment support facility provided by the Central Bank ...