Daily Archives: January 17, 2018

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Union Threatens Showdown over Sack of Electricity Workers

Union Threatens Showdown over Sack of Electricity Workers

Residents flay outrageous electricity bills in Delta. Electricity consumers under the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) may be in for terrible times as the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has given the management a two-week ultimatum to rescind its decision over the recent sack of some of its workers. A letter to the Managing Director of

Power plant asset monitoring

GE to Provide Enel with Software for Monitoring Power Plant Assets

Predix deal between GE and Enel will initially focus on asset performance management in 14 power plants in Europe and Latin America. Last week, General Electric (GE) announced that it has won a deal to supply its Predix software to the global thermal generation division of Enel, the Italian energy giant. The software is to

Electricity-Tariff

Ghanian President Announces Tariff Cuts for Non-Residential Electricity Users

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated government’s commitment to boost private businesses, announcing a major reduction in electricity tariffs for Non-residential users from January this year. This year, small businesses and enterprises would enjoy an average reduction of 14 percent in utility tariffs, with barbers getting a cut of 18 percent, hairdressers and beauticians,

Electricity-Workers

Electricity Bills: Conserve Energy to Avoid Huge Bills – NEMSA

Mr. Peter Ewesor, Managing Director, Nigerian Electricity Service Agency (NEMSA), has advised Nigerians to learn how to conserve energy in their homes to minimise their electricity bills. Ewesor, the Chief Electrical Inspector of the Federation, gave this advice on Tuesday in an interview with newsmen in Lagos. He said some electricity consumers who blamed their

electric-power

How AEDC Has Failed Us – Kogi Government

The Kogi State Government has accused the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) of failing to honour their agreement when power was privatized under the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan country. The Kogi State Commissioner For Rural Development, Mr. Enema Paul disclosed this in Lokoja while briefing journalists on the activities of his Ministries. Paul noted

Electrocution

366 Nigerians Killed by Electrocution in 2017- NECAN

The Network for Electricity Consumers Advocacy of Nigeria, NECAN, Tuesday, raised the alarm over 366 Nigerians killed by electrocution in 2017, as a result of man-made factors. This was disclosed by the National Secretary, NECAN, Uket Abonga, while appraising poor power infrastructure across the country. According to Abonga, who described the deaths as unacceptable said

Akon+Lights

Epileptic Power Affecting Growth of Businesses in Nigeria – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has identified epileptic power supply as a major hindrance to business growth in Nigeria. According to the CBN, the latest survey conducted by it on businesses in the fourth quarter of 2017 showed that 62.6 percent of the surveyed firms identified the inadequate supply of electricity as a major

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