Daily Archives: April 3, 2017

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ZESCO Continues Drive for Energy Efficient Bulbs

ZESCO Continues Drive for Energy Efficient Bulbs

According to the state-owned power utility, if the whole nation adopts LED bulbs, the transition would lead to a nationwide electricity saving of 200MW annually – about 30% of its power deficit. To this end, the company is planning to distribute 5 million free LED bulbs by June in exchange for conventional ones, at a

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Traders Protest Power Failure in Garki Market

Pandemonium broke out at Garki modern market at the heart of Abuja as traders protested the perennial power failure from the Abuja Electricity Power company (AEDC) who has failed to provide adequate electricity. The incident resulted in free for all fight at the tailoring section and the entire market when the traders sighted the AEDC

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Electricity Distributors Wants Holistic Intervention To Save Power Sector

Association of Electricity Distribution Companies (ANED) while commending the recent Federal Government’s N701 billion intervention fund for the generating companies (GenCos), has advised that the intervention be extended to all three sectors in the value chain ifthe dream of incremental and stable power in the country is to be realised. Speaking during an interactive section

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Hydro: Every Tiny Drop Should Count

The federal ministry of water resources has released its medium to long term strategies in the form of a roadmap. This is a good step forward given that over the past several years, Nigeria’s hydro sector has been neglected. The under-investment within the sector is reflected in the national accounts produced by the NBS. Last

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Nigeria’s Worsening Electricity Crisis

The daily operational report of the National Control Centre (NCC) of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) revealed recently that six out of the 11 power generation companies (GENCOS) failed to generate electricity in one week due to constraints of gas and water to the power plants. The GENCOS that recorded zero electricity during the

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NERC to Sanction DISCOs Over Power Rejection

Power Distribution Companies, DISCOs, that defaulted on the regulations guiding power wheeling from Generation, GENCOs would be sanctioned, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission  said yesterday. It will be recalled that the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, had consistently blamed the DISCOs for rejecting electricity quota (load) from Generating Companies (GENCOs). NERC recently summoned a stakeholders

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