Monthly Archives: April 2017


You Are Not Sincere, GenCos tell DisCos

You Are Not Sincere, GenCos tell DisCos

The crisis in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) got messier yesterday as the electricity generation companies (GenCos) accused the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) of being insincere with their account records.. Whereas the DisCos had condemned the request from the  Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to open up their books, the GenCos under the auspices

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Our Experiences with Power Supply – Lagos Consumers

Electricity consumers in Lagos communities on Wednesday expressed divergent views on power supply from Distribution Companies, in the face of the increase in power generation from the National Grid. They spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on their experiences in their communities amid the increase. NAN reports that the Nigerian electricity


Siemens Advocates Need For Investment Towards a Digital Grid

The Managing Director /Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Limited Nigeria, Mrs. Onyeche Tifase, has stressed the need for investments in the power sector to achieve digitalisation of the nation’s electricity grid. Tifase, who spoke in Lagos at the company’s Energy Management Solutions for Transmission and Distribution Customer Forum, noted that the power sector was fraught with

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Renewable Energy Can Contribute 10,000MW To Power Production

Producers of electricity from renewable sources on Wednesday said they could generate 10,000 megawatts of power from solar, wind and biomass if the Federal Government extended its intervention to operators in the sub-sector. They urged the Federal Government to prevail on the Central Bank of Nigeria to be proactive on issues of electricity generation from


Why We Shunned Enugu Assembly’s Public Hearing – EEDC

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, has adduced reasons for its absence as the Enugu House of Assembly kicked off a 3-day public hearing on its activities in the State. The House had earlier declared a state of emergency on the EEDC over alleged outrageous billing and inefficient service. Mr. Emeka Ezeh, the EEDC head


Delta Speaker Tasks BEDC on 24/7 Power Supply

Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Monday Igbuya, has expressed concern over the epileptic power supply in Sapele. Answering questions on a radio programme in Oghara, on Thursday,  Igbuya decried the excesses of officials of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC). He also lashed out at some people who constituted themselves into

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