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683km AKK Gas Pipeline Raises Hope for Industries, Power Generation Target

683km AKK Gas Pipeline Raises Hope for Industries, Power Generation Target

To fully deliver the infrastructure master-plan for transportation of gas to all parts of Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation initiated the northern and eastern pipeline network, with that of the northern axis comprising the Ajaokuta-Abuja-Kaduna-Kano pipeline. Popularly referred to as the AKK gas line, the project, which includes a 187-kilometre pipeline from Ajaokuta to


BEDC Engages Over 150 Towns in Franchise Area, Rehabilitates Kwara communities

In line with Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC)’s vision of delivering quality service to its customers, the company has reached out to 150 communities within its franchise area in three months and also rehabilitated over 15 communities in Kwara State, THISDAY reports. This is coming as the company has also upgraded its facilities in about 15 communities


Omotosho’s Connection to Communities Ready by September – NDPHC Boss

The Managing Director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), Mr. Chiedu Ugbo, has said the connection of Omotosho power plant to local communities would be completed in September, The Nation reports. He also said the Oke-Aro to Mowe line is fully energized and currently working with Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, leading to the successful connection of


Onne Free Zone to Get Low Cost Embedded Power

Investors in the Onne Free Zone will enjoy a major relief as the regulatory agency of the zone, the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA), partners an investor to roll out embedded power at lower cost in the enclave within the next eight months, Vanguard reports. Addressing investors in the zone and other stakeholders at a


FG Set to Concession 6 Small Hydro Power Dams

The federal government plans to concession 6 small hydro power dams in the coming weeks, from which it would expect to get an additional 16.3 megawatts (MW) of embedded or off grid clean electricity, OGN reports. The ministry of power said in Abuja that it would be working with the water resources ministry to concession the small


Lafarge Set to Add 30MW to Nigeria’s Grid in 2018

Lafarge Africa Plc says it has concluded plans to inject about 30 mega watts (MW) of electricity into the national grid by 2018, The Punch reports. According to the Manager of Ewekoro plant, the firm’s flagship manufacturing base, Mr. Segun Soyoye, Lafarge currently produces 90MW of electricity to power its operations with a target to increase the


N4.637 Trillion Power Plants with 6,000 Megawatts Capacity Idle

About 12 power projects in the country, with cumulative construction value of N4.637 trillion and installed capacity of over 6,000 megawatts (MW) have either been abandoned by the operators or remained idle since completion. This is amid the country’s struggle to generate less than 4,000MW daily for consumers. Besides, about 15 power units in various


Power Generation Stagnates at 2,503 GWh in Q2

Electricity generation statistics for second quarter (Q2) of 2017, showed a total average of 2,503 Giga watts hour (GWh) of energy was generated by power stations in Nigeria, reports Today. According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Egbin Power Plant, contributed about 11.22 per cent share of the average energy generated, which represented the

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