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Event: #NAEE2016, Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo

Event: #NAEE2016, Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo

The Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo 2016 is biggest renewable energy event in Nigeria. The 6th #NAEE2016 will  take place at the  Shehu Musa Yar ‘ Adua Centre Abuja, from October 19- 21, 2016.  NAEE is continually forging new partnerships to create enabling environment for the industry to grow. NAEE where leaders come to devise winning strategies to


NERC, NIPSS Forge Collaborations to Hosting Electricity Conference

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) today said they are collaborating toward finding ways to enhance energy access, efficiency and availability in the country. This was part of discussions at the headquarters of the Commission in Abuja following a visit by a delegation from the


Seplat Petroleum Company CEO, Austin Avuru Confirmed as a Speaker for WAPIC

Austin Avuru, Chief Executive Officer, Seplat Petroleum Development Company has been confirmed as a speaker in the forthcoming West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC). Seplat Petroleum Development Company is an indigenous oil and gas company, currently driving an increased commercialisation and monetisation of its  natural gas resource as an attractive long-term opportunity. Speakers at the event


The West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC) Holds in Lagos from 24-25 November 2015

The Federal Ministry of Power has enthusiastically endorsed the West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC), taking place at the Eko Hotel in Lagos from 24-25 November 2015. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Power, Ambassador (Dr) Godknows B. Igali, says “the success of the previous event held in 2014 has given the Ministry the


NERC Urges FG to Review Gas Deals

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission NERC has charged the in-coming Government of General Muhammad Buhari (rtd) to review and separate the supply of gas to power generation plants from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. It insisted that for electricity supply to stabilised and distributed judiciously across the country, the incoming Government needs to do


WorldStage National Electricity Power Conference 2014 to Address Post-Privatization Challenges

With about 30 million households in Nigeria still without access to electricity at the dawn of a new era in Nigeria’s liberalized electricity power sector, the 4th WorldStage National Electricity Power Conference 2014 is sets to address the challenges of post-privatization. According to the organizers, the conference, which will hold at the Lagoon Restaurant, Ozumba


Anambra Gets $2.5bn 1500mw Power Plant Under Power Africa Initiative

Nigeria’s formal agreement to work with the government of the United States (US) to increase access to and availability of electricity in Nigeria through the US-backed Power Africa initiative will bequeath to Anambra State, a brand new 1500 megawatts (MW) thermal power plant. The new thermal power project, to be built at the cost of


Road to Gencos and Discos

ELECTRICITY generation activities started in Nigeria in 1896 when the first power plant was built in Lagos. However, it was not until 1929 when the Nigeria Electricity Supply Company (NESCO) was established as an electric utility company that the phenomenon spread as the Public Works Department (PWD) was empowered to build plants in different parts

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