Daily Archives: April 11, 2017

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Nigerian Start Up Implements Power-As-A-Service (PaaS) Solar Offering

Nigerian Start Up Implements Power-As-A-Service (PaaS) Solar Offering

Green energy supplier start-up Rensource has implemented new business model, power-as-a-service (PaaS), to supply cleaner and less expensive solar power in Nigeria. Rensource’s new PaaS solar offering, specifically designed for the Nigerian market, is a distributed infrastructure the customer pays to use and not to own. The PaaS solution is said to help compensate the nation’s longstanding failure

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Uganda: Electricity Tariffs Drop

Households will pay Shs10 less for each unit of electricity this quarter following the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA’s) reduction of the end-user tariffs. According to the new schedule, households will pay Shs687.1 per unit, a decrease from the Shs696.9 they paid in the first quarter. The Shs687.1 charge applies to each of the units above

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Power Supply Drops Consistently For Two Weeks

Electricity generation has dropped consistently for two weeks, averaging 3,400MW despite the fact that the Niger Delta militants have ceased to attack gas pipelines in recent months,  investigations have revealed. Power generation had hit an all-time high of 5,074megawatts on February 2, 2016 before the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) and other militant groups launched fresh

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Stakeholders Make Case For Improved Power Supply

Stakeholders in the nation’s power sector said that for economic growth challenge in Nigeria to be resolved, electricity supply must be improved. Speaking at the Nigerian Academy of Engineering lecture, held at the University of Lagos, Professor Frank Nwoye Okafor, Commissioner, Engineering Standards and Safety, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, said that there is general

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TCN Announces Nine Percent Improvement

The Market Operator of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced a 9 percent improvement in energy delivered to DisCos from the Transmission Company of Nigeria for the month of February, as compared to January. A communique on the 14th meeting Ministry of power sectoral meeting that made this known yesterday said that the Minister of Power,

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FG Pays Power Debts As Abuja DisCo Gets N374.5m

The Federal Government has commenced payment for electricity bills owed by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as Abuja Distribution Company gets N374.5million. A communique issued after the monthly power sector meeting held at the Transmission’s National Control Centre, Osogbo yesterday said the payment was for outstanding debts at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja. On the

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