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Ministry of Power to Execute Eight Power Plant Projects 2018

Ministry of Power to Execute Eight Power Plant Projects 2018

The Federal Ministry of Power, Works, and Housing headed by the Minister Babatunde Fashola has listed eight power plant projects it will embark upon, come 2018. In a statement released today, the ministry listed the projects as Azura (450 MW), Katsina Wind Farm (10 MW), Gbarain (115 MW), Kashimbilla (40 MW), Afam III (240 MW),


Power Sector Loses N540 Billion to Gas, Water, Transmission

Nigeria’s electricity sector lost more than N540 billion to series of constraints that beset its operations in 2017, which made it difficult for the operators to supply the needed power to consumers. According to the Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry Statistics (NESI), the sector lost more than N1.5 billion daily to gas, water, and transmission lines.


Rights Groups Task EEDC on Power Supply

A coalition of human rights groups operating in the South East geopolitical zone has called on the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, to improve power supply in the zone, urging the federal government to revoke the company’s license if it could no longer serve the people well. The coalition made up of 13 human rights


Bidders Looking To Pay $1.975 Billion for 3 IPPs – NDPHC

The Federal Government and the preferred bidders of three independent power plants (IPPs) are currently negotiating a $1.975 billion (about N711.8 billion) payment arrangement to sell 80 percent shares in the entities.  The IPPs are: Calabar Generation Company (560 megawatts (MW); Geregu GenCo (434MW) and 513MW Omotosho GenCo.  The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Power

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