Daily Archives: December 12, 2017

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All On CEO says DisCos to Become Defunct in Nigeria’s Power Sector

All On CEO says DisCos to Become Defunct in Nigeria’s Power Sector

Dr. Wiebe Boer, the Chief Executive Officer of All On, a global player in renewable energy, while speaking at the “Make the Future Accelerator” programme organised by Shell in Port Harcourt on Saturday, praised the federal government for the policies it was developing in the power sector and predicted that electricity distribution companies (DisCos) would soon


Feasibility of the Power Sector Recovery Plan – II

A few weeks before this year’s annual Nigerian Economic Summit, I was in conversation with an energy reporter from one of Nigeria’s leading dailies. In that dialogue, I mentioned that I did not see a situation in which further reforms in the power sector especially the Power Sector Recovery Plan (PSRP), would yield any results

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DisCos Installing Substandard Prepaid Meters, says TCN

Power distribution companies are increasingly installing meters that are non-compliant with industry standards, the Transmission Company of Nigeria has said. According to the Market Operator, a department in the TCN, many substandard meters are being given out by DisCos to electricity consumers, a development that will attract sanctions if not stopped. This, however, was countered


14 Solar IPPs: Reform Document Expects NBET to Close Deal with Credible Developers

Nigeria’s Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP) developed by the country and the World Bank to revive her ailing electricity industry has indicated that serious or credible developers amongst the 14 that signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) to build utility-scale solar power plants in the country, would eventually conclude extant deals with the Nigerian Bulk Electricity


NERC Approves 2,000MW IPP for Oyo Government

The National Energy Regulation Commission (NERC) has approved  2,000MW of electricity generation through the Independent Power Project (IPP) for the Oyo State Government, ‎the Commissioner for Works and Transport in the state, Wasiu Dauda ‎has said. The commissioner who stated this during a meeting with the Management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) at IBEDC office headquarters


NIEEE Concerned Over FG/Turkey’s Partnership on Electrical Products

The Nigerian Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has expressed dismay over President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent visit to Turkey to boost bilateral trade on electrical and electronics products manufacturing under the Turkish Electro Technology Exporters’ Association. The trade mission, involving 23 Turkish electrical and electronics product manufacturing companies, is expected to showcase Turkish goods, electronics,

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