Daily Archives: April 27, 2017

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Tackling the Cyclical Electricity Conondrum

Tackling the Cyclical Electricity Conondrum

The federal government and the private investors who acquired the country’s electricity infrastructure have continued to recycle the old excuses prevalent in the days of the defunct National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) and the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), to justify the apparent lack of improvement in electricity generation since the private investors took

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Kaduna Electric Connects 435,000 Customers

The Managing Director of Kaduna Electric, Engineer Garba Haruna, has said the company through its networks mapping has increased the customers’ population to 435,000 while it targets hitting one million customers by 2018. Speaking at the maiden Annual General Meeting (AGM), Haruna said the Distribution Company (DisCo) commenced the mapping of 33KV, 11KV networks noting

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How to Make Power Sector Work- ANED

The Federal Government’s efforts to improve power generation and supply may remain an illusion until it puts in place a consistent regulatory framework and effective tariff mechanism, the Director, Research and Planning, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), Mr. Sunday Oduntan, has said. Speaking on a national television programme in Lagos, he said the Power,

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Reviving The Hopeless Nigerian Energy Sector

The hope of getting constant electricity supply in Nigeria may not yield desired result due to three major reasons. These issues are systemic and fundamental and it seems to have defied workable solution.  Regulatory hitches had been identified as one of the challenges confronting the power sector in the country. Truth be told, the regulatory

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Electricity Generating Firms Put FG Debt at N500b, accuse Distributing Firms of Poor Remittance

The crisis of confidence in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry has continued to escalate as the electricity generation companies (Gencos) revealed that the poor remittance of market funds by the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) has prevented the rest of the electricity value-chain from meeting their operations and also service their liabilities which includes gas payments.

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Eaton Urges Nigeria to Maximise Renewable Energy

United States-based power management company, Eaton, has highlighted the importance of making the most of the renewable energy sources in Nigeria to bridge the electricity deficit. The Managing Director, Africa, Seydou Kane, Eaton Electric (South Africa) Pty Limited, said at a briefing in Lagos that the country had not yet capitalised on its abundant resources

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