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How Diezani’s N34bn Will Get us 340MW of Solar Electricity

How Diezani’s N34bn Will Get us 340MW of Solar Electricity

An expert on solar energy estimated that one Megawatts of solar electricity plant will cost 100 million naira.  I asked another expert to confirm.  One hundred million naira, he said,  is too high an estimate. There’s this growing understanding that solar is getting cheaper than coal as a source of electricity.  Huffington Post reported: “In

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Delta Govt Wades Into Chevron/Kokodiagbene Feud Over Electricity

THE Delta State government has waded into the feud between Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) and Kokodiagbene community in Gbaramatu kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area of the state.  Nigerian Tribune gathered that the state government, on Monday, invited some leaders of the community to Asaba for a discussion over the impasse. The meeting, which started

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Save Idimu from IKEDC

SIR: I appeal to the relevant regulatory authorities to quickly check the unbecoming activities of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IKEDC in Alimosho Local Council of Lagos State. The distribution company is not just toying with consumers in most communities therein, it is evidently reigning supreme. IKEDC, for several months and even without any cogent reason,

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Japanese Assisted 1.3MW Power Plant To Ease Abuja Water Shortage

The Japan government, through Japanese International Cooperation Agency, JICA, has completed and donated a 1.2MW of Clean Energy by Solar Electricity Generation System to Nigeria government. The project which is meant to power Abuja’s main source of water supply at the Lower Usuma Dam, Bwari Area Council was executed with a 980 million Japanese Yen,

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SON Sets Up Committee on Standard for Electricity Meters

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has set up a committee to ensure that electricity meters imported or assembled in Nigeria meet the standards of the International Electrotechnical Commission and the International Organisation. Its Director-General, Mr. Osita Aboloma, stated this at a meeting  of the technical committee in Lagos. Aboloma, who was represented  by the

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Eko Electric Sub-contractor Arraigned For Electricity Theft

A sub-contractor of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), has been arraigned by the police before the Igbosere Magisrate Court in Lagos for electricity theft. The accused, Mr Sanni Kayode, a forty-three year old EKEDC sub-contractor was charged on two-counts of felony and energy theft. He was said to have not committed the crime alone. However, the other participants

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Kaduna Electric Decries Energy Theft

The Management of Kaduna Electric has lamented the increasing cases of energy theft in it franchise area and destruction of the smart meters currently being installed by the Company and resolved to prosecute anybody caught perpetrating the illegal act. The Head, Energy metering and new connection of the Company, Engr. Aliyu Abbas Abdullahi made this

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Ondo Blackout: NDDC Assures Of Power Restoration

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has assured Ondo Southerners a total restoration of their electricity, after seven years of total blackout in Southern Senatorial District of the state. The State Director of NDDC, Mr Emmanuel Audu, while speaking with journalists in Akure, the state capital, said the commission was working to connect the area

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