Daily Archives: April 4, 2017

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Q1 : Corruption, Epileptic Power taint Sector

Q1 : Corruption, Epileptic Power taint Sector

The last couple of statements issued by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) showed that all is not yet well with the Nigeria’s energy industry. From the discovery of missing millions of petrol litres worth N11 billion allegedly at the depot of the Capital Oil and Gas Limited to the caveat emptor issued by the


Google’s Project Loon Head is Getting into Nuclear Power

GoogleX’s raison d’etre is embracing far out ideas, so it’s no surprise, really that former Director Mike Cassidy is wading into the decided choppy and always controversial waters of nuclear energy. Cassidy, whose most recent tenure at Google found him heading up the company balloon-based internet initiative Project Loon, has been quietly working on launching working


Why Nigeria’s Power System Keeps Crashing

Nigeria has continued to experience dwindling power generation as data gathered by Business Times shows that the country’s power capacity is now below 4000 megawatts. On Monday 13th March, 2017, Nigeria’s power generation was 3,483.15 Megawatts. On 14th March, 2017, power generation stood at 3,459 .00 Megawatts. 15th March, saw power generation at 3, 558.86

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Transcorp Power Plant Can Now Light Up 2.4 Million Nigerian Homes

GE has a long and established history of conducting some of the most respected employee development programmes in the world and evidence of this commitment to skills development was highlighted recently when GE Nigeria successfully carried out a complicated flange to flange replacement of a gas turbine. The Transcorp Power Plant in Ughelli, Delta State


NNPC: Nigeria Drops to Seventh Highest Gas Flaring Country

Nigeria has in the last 10 years dropped from being the second highest gas flaring nation in the world to now occupy the seventh position, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) disclosed yesterday. According to the NNPC in a statement from its Group General Manager, Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, the country between 2006 and

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Power Sector Records 2,746MW, N34.60bn Shortfall in March

As the nation grapples with inadequate electricity supply, the power sector suffered a loss of 2,746 megawatts and N34.60 billion, in the month of March due to system collapse and gas constraints, according to the daily operational report of the Nigerian Electricity System Operation obtained by Sweetcrude. This shows an improvement over the 4,276MW loss

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