Daily Archives: May 5, 2017

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Solar And Wind Provided Over Half Of New U.S. Capacity In First Quarter

Solar And Wind Provided Over Half Of New U.S. Capacity In First Quarter

Wind and solar power provided more than half of the new electrical generating capacity added to the U.S. grid during the first quarter of the year, says a new report from the SUN DAY Campaign, citing statistics from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). According to the nonprofit’s analysis of FERC’s latest Energy Infrastructure Update,


Abuja Firm Raises Alarm Over Increasing Attacks on Staff

Abuja Electricity Distribution (AEDC) Plc has expressed concern over what it describes as an increasing spate of attacks on its field workers, describing it as unwarranted, vicious, inhuman and criminal. It said no action of AED Plc staff doing their legitimate job warrants the use of bullets to scare them or attack them with dangerous


TCN Boosts Ajah Power Capacity with 60MVA 132/33KV Transformer

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has increased transformer capacity in its Ajah substation with additional 60MVA, bringing the substation capacity to 220MVA from 160MVA, even as on-going works to bring back to service another 60MVA power transformer in the substation has reached advanced stage. In a press statement signed by the General Manager (Public

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Electricity Deregulation: Where Are We?

Over the years, the electricity sector has dabbled with methods of delivering the best services to the end-user through sector deregulation. Although this has been a rather slow ‘evolution’ in parts, activists for deregulation are convinced that a healthy competitive environment will drive down prices and increase service delivery. For more than one hundred years,

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