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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),


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


Install All CAPMI Meters to Avoid Sanctions, NERC warns DisCos

The Nigerian Electricity Commission, NERC, has issued a warning to the electricity Distribution Companies or DisCos to install all meters that have been paid for under the Credit Advanced Payment Metering Implementation, CAPMI. In a tweet through its official Twitter platform quoting its Commissioner, Consumer Affairs, Dr. Moses Arigun, NERC on Monday urged the DisCos to install


BPE Tells DisCos: You Can’t Declare Force Majeure

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has rejected moves by electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to declare force majeure over the policy of “eligible customers” and “eligible customer regulations” by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). Under the policy, big consumers of electricity — those who use nothing less than 2MW per month — are now


Federal Government, World Bank Partner on Power Sector Reform

The Federal Government and the World Bank have come up with an action plan for the restructuring of the 11 electricity distribution companies, (DisCos) for efficient service delivery. The action plan is in line with power sector recovery programme (PSRP), a policy targeted at revamping the country’s power sector. The Tide gathered that details of


Mambilla Hydro Power Plant to be Privatised on Completion – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that the Federal Government may privatise the 3,050 Megawatts (MW) Mambilla Hydropower plant on its completion, The Nation reports. Fashola, in an exclusive interview said the planned privatisation was in line with government’s policy of encouraging private generation capacity. He said: “Ultimately we will involve the

Das Mehrwellen Gas-und Dampfturbinen(GuD)-Kraftwerk vom Typ SCC5-2000E in Paka, Malaysia. Hier kommen zwei Gasturbinen des Typs SGT5-2000E zum Einsatz.

The photo shows the multi-shaft combined cycle power plant (CCPP) of type SCC5-2000E in Paka, Malaysia. The plant is equipped with two SGT5-2000E gas turbines.

Negative Income From PHCN Sale?

The expectation of Nigerians for adequate and stable power supply may have been raised when President Goodluck Jonathan handed over share certificates to private investors, in five Generation Companies and 10 Distribution Companies which were created from the unbundled Power Holding Company of Nigeria.  The investors took over 60 per cent equity and controlling stakes

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