Daily Archives: January 8, 2018

Solar Park

Sierra Leone: Ministry Inaugurates Solar Park Freetown Project

Sierra Leone: Ministry Inaugurates Solar Park Freetown Project

In West Africa, Sierra Leone ended off 2017 on a high note as the Ministry of Energy inaugurated the Solar Park Freetown clean energy project. The President of Sierra Leone, Dr. Enest Bai Koroma, launched the landmark 6MW Solar Park Freetown Project together with the former minister of foreign Affairs, Dr. Samura Kamara and minister


Eligibility Customers Regime: The Implementation of an “Open Access” Electricity Market in Nigeria

On the 19th of May 2017, a critical step forward in the Nigerian Electricity market was realised, with the issuance by the Minister in charge of Energy of the directive on Eligible Customers (the “Directive”), specifying the classes of end-use customers that will be able to directly purchase electricity from licensees other than the sole


Gains on Electricity Safety and Standards, by Sani Anka

The push for incremental, steady and uninterrupted power supply in Nigeria is proceeding at a faster more coordinated pace than many Nigerians are acknowledging. The preoccupation has been with the (GTD) generation (G), transmission (T) and distribution (D). But the sector under Babatunde Raji Fashola has raised to the center stage a critical section of


Ondo Residents Protest 8 Months Power Outage

Residents of Kajola (High School), Araromi Communities in Akure South Local government of Ondo State, on Monday took to the streets to protest over eight months power outage in their area. The crowd who blocked the major road in the area leaving motorists stranded, sang solidarity songs as they created a gridlock which lasted for

Electrical Fire Outbreak

How to Avoid Fire Outbreak During Harmattan- IKEDC

The Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IKEDC, has given tips on how to avoid fire outbreaks, especially during the hazy Harmattan season. In a statement, the DisCo through its official Twitter handle, @IkejaElectric, advised that since fire outbreaks during the harmattan season have a high probability, electricity consumers should endeavour to avoid starting fires of any


Eko DisCo Gives Reason for Erratic Power Supply

The management of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Sunday apologised to its consumers over the irregular power supply, The Nation reports. The General Manager Corporate Communications, Mr. Godwin Idemudia, said the current epileptic power supply was due to last week’s system collapse on the national grid. Idemudia said that the system collapse resulted in a

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Power Generation Restored to 3,906MW – TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria on Thursday claimed that the country’s power grid, which collapsed to as low as five megawatts on Tuesday, attained 3,906.8MW late on Wednesday, The Punch reports. It had been reported on Thursday that within a space of about 16 hours, the grid collapsed twice, leaving many parts of the country in total

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