Daily Archives: April 20, 2017


City Of Cape Town To Fight For Renewable IPPs

City Of Cape Town To Fight For Renewable IPPs

On Tuesday, Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille said that the city is taking the legal route to procure power directly from independent power producers (IPPs). According to Engineering News, the City of Cape Town is taking legal action against the energy minister to secure its rights to purchase power directly from renewable IPPs. De

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Eko Disco Pledges Fair Assessment of Estimated Billings

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has pledged to ensure a just and fair assessment of customers’ consumption in estimating electricity bills, while also restating its commitment to its meter roll-out and network intensification programme.  Giving this commitment was the company’s Chief Operations Officer, Mr. Sam Nwaire during a recent town hall meeting with customers


BEDC To Partner Firm On Power Generation For Isoko Land

Talks between Benin Electricity Distribution Plc (BEDC) and a Canadian firm, Thames Vpower to power over the generation of 20Megawatts of electricity in Isoko area of Delta State have progressed tremendously, indicating that the project may materialize soon. Chief State Head of Delta State, Mr. Ernest Edgar dropped the hint as a panelist at the


SMART Prepaid Metres Not Programmed To Run Fast – EEDC

The Enugu Electricity ‎Distribution Company, EEDC, has allayed fears of its customers over claims that the SMART prepaid metres currently being installed was programmed to run fast. ‎Mr. Emeka Ezeh, Head, Communications‎ EEDC, said the company had already as part of its effort to educate and enlighten customers on the Smart Prepaid Meters currently being


PHED Commences Repayment Of Consumers Who Enrolled For CAPMI

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED, has commenced the repayment and crediting of consumers who enrolled for the Credited Advanced Programme for Metering Implementation, CAPMI since January 2017. PHED, in a statement by its spokesperson, John Onyi said the refund was in line with the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, directive on the implementation

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10,000Gw Needed To Achieve Energy Sufficiency’

Nigeria requires over 10,000 gigawatts (Gw) of electricity to achieve energy sufficiency and improve its economy, experts have said. The experts included the former Executive Director, National Integrated Power Project (NIPP), Dr Albert Okorogu and the Chairman, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Nigeria Council, Dr. Saka Matemilola. They said the 10,000Gw of electricity was achievable

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Kaduna, Others To Build Solar-Powered Mini-Grids

Five states are to build solar-powered mini-grids to aid the Federal Government’s efforts at improving electricity generation and supply. The states are Kaduna, Imo, Rivers, Delta and Ogun. They are partnering with GreenElec, a France-based solar energy solution provider, for the people. Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai said at the inauguration of the solar-powered mini-grids

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