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Lalong Urges FG to Complete Electricity Laboratory

Lalong Urges FG to Complete Electricity Laboratory

Plateau Governor Simon Lalong has charged the Federal Government to complete the National Electrical Equipment Testing Laboratory, Bassa in view of its relevance to effective power supply. Lalong gave the charge on Thursday in Jos, in a keynote address at the third edition of the National Council on Power (NACOP) tagged “Completing Power Sector Reforms”,

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PHED Outage Alert; Port Harcourt Town, Elelenwo & Rumuosi

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has released a statement revealing the cause of the power outage being experienced by some of its customers in some areas of Port Harcourt city, SparkOnline reports Affected Areas: The areas affected by the fault include Port Harcourt Town, Elelenwo and Rumuosi. Time Of Outage: The fault occurred at

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2,000 Megawatts Generated Not Distributed to Nigerians

Two thousand mega watts of electricity generated into the national is not distributed to consumers, according to Mr. Louis Edozien, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing. “The national grid produces about 6,600 mega-watts of electricity from the 750,33KV trading points, but less than 4,600 mega-watts ‎get distributed to the consumers,” Edozien said

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Striking Workers Disrupt Power Firms’ Operations

Striking workers under the aegis of the United Labour Congress of Nigeria on Tuesday disrupted the operations of some power distribution companies, as part of measures to make the industrial action effective, The Punch reports. The strike, which commenced on Monday, has led to the shutdown of fuel depots in Apapa, Lagos and other parts of the

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Electricity: Stakeholders Forum Addresses Metering Challenges, Others

National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) along with other stakeholders in the sector are holding a two day consultation forum in Abuja to among others, proffer solution to the challenges of metering consumers. Speaking on Monday at the forum, the NERC’s Vice Chairman, Engr. Sanusi Garba stated that the commission was to consult with the general

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Fashola Directs TCN to Audit Equipment for Improved Services

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Raji Fashola has directed the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to urgently carry out an audit of its equipment with the view to ascertaining their integrity for enhanced service delivery, Oriental News reports. The Minister who spoke at the inauguration of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)’s 60MVA Mobile Transformers

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2,000 Megawatts Not Utilised by DisCos – Permanent Secretary

Mr. Louis Edozien, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has said that about two thousand mega watts of electricity generated into the national grid is not distributed to consumers, The Sun reports. “The national grid produces about 6,600 mega-watts of electricity from the 750,33KV trading points, but less than 4,600 mega-watts get distributed to

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Manufacturers, Hoteliers, Others Reject Monthly Electricity Tariff Review

Electricity consumer groups have rejected the proposed monthly or quarterly minor review of tariff by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), saying it should remain semi-annual as it was since 2012, or be made annual, Daily Trust reports. The various groups and individuals spoke at the stakeholders’ consultation of the NERC in Abuja yesterday. The Vice Chairman of

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