Daily Archives: August 8, 2017

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NAPTIN Taps into €13M Fund to Train African Power Firms

NAPTIN Taps into €13M Fund to Train African Power Firms

The National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN) has been endorsed by the Association of Power Utilities in Africa (APUA) as a priority centre for training of workers in Africa’s power industry. By APUA’s endorsement, NAPTIN has also been admitted as a member of the African Network of Excellence in Electricity (ANCEE), and as a

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5 Ways the Lagos State Embedded Power Project is Unique

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) last week approved the “Lagos State Embedded Power Programme,” which aims to deliver 3,000MW incremental electric power to drive the burgeoning economy of Nigeria’s commercial capital at the cost of $3billion. Below are five ways this project is unique and deserves more than a cursory analysis. Representation of entire

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Omotosho II, Geregu II, Alaoji II Plants Shut

Three power plants, Omotosho II, Geregu II and Alaoji II, have been shut as a result of inadequate gas supply for electricity generation, data obtained from National Electric System Operation (SO) showed. Consequently, power generation has dropped from 4,000 megawatts, MW recorded last week to 3,304 MW as at August 3, 2017. The report stated:

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PHED Blames Power Outage on Natural Disaster

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED), has said that the power outage experienced in some parts of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, is as a result of natural disaster, Tide reports A press statement issued by the Manager, Corporate Communications of PHED, John Onyi and made available to The Tide, disclosed that the

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Electricity Tops Energy Sector Investments in 2016

The International Energy Association (IEA), a Paris-based energy think tank, has said that for the first time ever, the electricity sector edged ahead of the oil and gas sector in 2016 to become the largest recipient of energy investment, Business Day reports. Oil and gas still represent two-fifths of global energy supply investment, despite a

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TCN Continues Efforts to Restore Power to North East

The Transmission Company of Nigeria has announced that it has continued its efforts to restore power to areas in the Northeast, in the wake of the rehabilitation process ongoing in these regions after the curb of the insurgency. According to TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs. Seun Olagunju, “We have energized a 40 (Mega Volt

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