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Federal Government Set to Complete 4 NIPP Power Stations by Q4 2018

Federal Government Set to Complete 4 NIPP Power Stations by Q4 2018

The remaining four power stations being built under the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP) will be completed by the end of 2018, a source at the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) told THISDAY. The federal government has also resumed talks with the preferred bidders for the privatisation of three stations (Calabar, Geregu and Omotosho plants),


Shell’s Afam Power Plant Secures 10-Year Licence Renewal

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) on Tuesday said the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) had renewed the power generation licence for the Afam VI Power Plant, The Punch reports. The SPDC said in a statement that the 650 megawatts plant had delivered over 25.97 million megawatts hours of electricity into the nation’s power grid


Siemens Launches Fast Power Solutions for Nigerian Market

On the 24th of October 2017, Siemens launched its new mobile power generation turbine, the SGT-A45TR, at its customer event at the Wheatbaker Hotel Ikoyi Lagos. This new addition to its gas turbine portfolio; a 44-megawatt aero-derivative gas turbine for mobile power generation, aptly called the SGT-A45 TR, is said to be Siemens highest efficiency


HYPPADEC FUNDS: Senate Summons Fashola, NERC, Others

THE Senate has begun a probe into how over N2 billion fund, including accrued interest, collected on behalf of the Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission, HYPPADEC, was expended. Fashola Against this backdrop, the Senate yesterday mandated its Committees on Power, Steel Development & Metallurgy, and Public Accounts to summon the Minister of Power, Works


Afam IV Power Plant: SPDC laments over $200 Million Debt

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) on Tuesday lamented over its operation and $200million debt in Afam IV Power Plant in River State. According to the General Manager, Dr. Philip Mshelbila, the reason the plant has still been in operation despite the debt profile and underutilisation, is because the company has subsidized its cost. He


Ikoyi, VI, Lekki to Experience Power Outage -EKEDC

The Eko Electricity Distribution (EKEDC) on Tuesday announced an impending power outage that would affect consumers in Lagos Island, Victoria Island, Ikoyi, Lekki, Ajah, Ibeju-Lekki and their environs. Mr Godwin Idemudia, the General Manager, Corporate Communications, EKEDC, in a statement in Lagos, said the outage is to enable Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to carry


NNPC Targets Completion of Okpai Phase 2 Project Ahead 2019

The second phase of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and Nigerian Agip Oil Company’s Okpai Independent Power Plant project is projected for completion in 2019. But, the NNPC would want the plant to be completed ahead of the 2019 projected delivery date. The project, for which the NNPC and Agip recently inaugurated a 12-man committee

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