Daily Archives: January 12, 2018

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Expect Electricity Tariff Increase

Expect Electricity Tariff Increase

The chief executive officer of Benin Distribution Company, BEDC, Mrs. Funke Osibodu has said that electricity tariff increase is inevitable and Nigerians should expect an adjustment which will come at any time. The present tariff structure she argued is not sufficient to support commercial operations of distribution companies, DisCos and therefore not sustainable. Speaking exclusively


Ogun Community Laments 150 Years of Darkness

Omu Aleku, an agrarian community in Ofada/Mokoloki Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, has pleaded with the government to liberate them from economic hardship and sufferings owing to lack of electricity. According to the residents, although the fast-growing community has over 8,000 inhabitants, comprising entrepreneurs and farmers,

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Solar Nigeria Programme

Nigeria has huge potential for solar electricity. The cost of solar power is coming down, and Nigeria’s need for affordable, reliable, and clean electric power has never been greater. The UK Government Department for International Development has implemented the Solar Nigeria Programme to improve the welfare outcomes of the currently underserved communities in Lagos state

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Power Storage Imperative to Grid Operators’ Future

The drive to integrate renewable energy (RE) into the grid whilst at the same time supply constant, reliable power for industry activities is one of the key factors driving the power storage market in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Similarly, more residential consumers and rural communities are relying on RE technologies to meet their daily power requirements.


Ndubuisi Emenike: Entrepreneur Urges FG to Stabilise Power Supply

Chief Ndubuisi Emenike, an entrepreneur and President of Ndubuisi Emenike Foundation, has urged the Federal Government to tackle the problems besetting the power sector decisively.  Emenike made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday. He said that stable electricity supply would encourage more investors to set


TCN Builds Capacity to Transmit over 20,000MW by 2021

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has assured that through the implementation of its ongoing Transmission Rehabilitation and Expansion Programme (TREP), power wheeled to the grid will be expanded to at least 20,000 MW within the next four years. TREP which is the TCN programme of actions targeted rehabilitation, replacement of outdated infrastructure to expand

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