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Uncertainties Around FG’s 20-Year Power Transmission Plan

Uncertainties Around FG’s 20-Year Power Transmission Plan

The recent announcement by the Federal Government of a 20-year electricity transmission development plan looks persuasive on the surface, like every other ambitious long-term plan the government has gone into. A document presented to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola by the Interim Managing Director of the Federal Government-owned Transmission Company

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Nigeria: Power for All, USAID, Others Set Up Taskforce On Clean Energy

Abuja — Top players in Nigeria’s Decentralised Renewable Energy (DRE) market have set up a multi-stakeholders taskforce to push through their target of providing access to modern, clean and affordable electricity to 20 million Africans, including Nigerians. The taskforce, which was recently inaugurated in Abuja, comprises the Power for All, US Global Development Lab, Power

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FG Upgrades Electricity Distribution Capacity

A total of 18 communities in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, are to start enjoying improved electricity supply following the installation of two additional high capacity electricity transformers by the Federal Government. The installation of the transformers, an 1×100MVA and 190MVA at Katampe and Apo districts respectively, according to the Minister of Power, Works and


Ex-NDPHC Boss Gives Reasons for Delay in NIPP Privatisation Process

The former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) Limited, Mr. James Olotu, has given reasons why the planned privatisation of 10 gas power generation plants built by the company under the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPPs) scheme was not concluded as scheduled in 2014 and even up till now, The Punch reports. According


Nigerian firms to build power grids in Niger Delta

All On, a global energy player and three Nigerian renewable energy companies have signed agreement that would see to the setting up of mini electric off-grids across the Niger Delta. Dr Wiebe Boer, the Chief Executive Officer of All On, disclosed this at the signing of the agreement with GVE, Lumos and ColdHubs in Port

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NSIA Boss says $350 Million NBET Funds now $384 Million

The Senate, yesterday took up the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, saying that she lacks the powers to authorize zero loan interest on $350 million Euro Bond from the stabilization account. Meanwhile, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Uche Orji, yesterday told the Senate that the $350 million


Manufacturers’ Daily Power Demands Hit 14,882MW – MAN

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) on Tuesday disclosed that the amount of electricity required by its members to carry out their respective manufacturing operations daily has risen to 14,882 megawatts (MW), most of which it added are self-generated, THISDAYreports. MAN said despite the huge power consumption level of its members, it found it uneconomical that

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