Daily Archives: December 7, 2017


Uniper Moves Energy Trading to the Cloud

Uniper Moves Energy Trading to the Cloud

Uniper, the power generation and energy trading unit spun off by Germany’s E.ON, has inked a deal with US-headquartered trading and risk management software company OpenLink to move its energy trading and risk management (ETRM) systems into the Cloud. The 700-user deal will include two applications of OpenLink’s system, covering front-to-back office trading and risk management support across

Wind n Solar

Satellite Firms Join Forces to Target Renewables Sector

US-based satellite communications companies Kymeta and FMC GlobalSat this week announced a partnership aimed at making their products available to the renewable power sector. Together the firms will “make efficient and reliable satellite communications and internet connectivity available to the wind, solar, geothermal and other renewable energy facilities,” Kymeta said in a statement. Renewable energy installations require consistent


Success of Low Carbon Technologies Expounded at POWER-GEN

The head of Mitsubishi-Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Paul Browning, heralded an unstoppable drive towards the use of low carbon technologies while unveiling the company’s first 65 percent efficient combined-cycle gas-fired power plant, during a speech at the POWER-GEN conference in Las Vegas. Browning took the occasion of the keynote speech at the world’s largest power


Kaduna Electric, Buy Power Launches Online Payment Platform

Kaduna Electric, Operators of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company PLC has yesterday launched an E-payment platform for the benefit of the pre-paid customers of the Company. The online bills payment channel which is a partnership with a renowned payment solution provider, Buy Power Incorporated will enable the pre-paid customers of the company to obtain energy tokens


Power Blackout Hits Calabar, Residents, Business Owners Grumble

Inhabitants of Calabar Metropolis, especially Calabar South, parts of Calabar Municipal and Odukpani Local Government Areas, Cross River State, have screamed over the collapse of power in the areas for more than two months, which not just dislocated their economic and social activities, but led to an upsurge in criminal activities. Power Finding by NDV


Abuja DisCo, Five Others Dip in NERC’s Q3, 2017 Rating

A third quarter (Q3) operational performance rating of power generation, transmission and distribution companies in Nigeria by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has shown that six distribution companies (DisCos) including that serving the country’s federal capital territory – Abuja DisCo, operated below 40 percent within the period. Obtained in Abuja, the NERC’s performance rating

Distribution Comp

Federal Government Eyes 3,000MW from Mini-Grids

The Federal Government plans to generate 3,000 MegaWatts (MW) of electricity through 10,000 mini-grids to energize under-served off-grid communities across Nigeria by the year 2020. The Managing Director, Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Mrs. Damilola Ogunbiyi, who spoke during an energy conference on mini-grid in Abuja, said the agency was securing $350 million from the World


KEDCO Pledges Improved Services in Jigawa, Kano, Katsina

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has promised its customers in Jigawa, Kano and Katsina state improved services to boost commercial activities in the areas. The company’s Managing Director, Dr. Jamilu Gwamna, made the promise at the first KEDCO Managing Director’s Award Night in Kano. He said the company was committed to improving its operations

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