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ESeries January17th

Distribution: Retail Electricity Tariffs

Distribution: Retail Electricity Tariffs

In a bid to improve the delivery of electricity in Nigeria, the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) transitioned from a government-owned to a largely private-owned industry. By 2005, the Electric Power Sector Reform Act (EPSRA) was passed to unbundle the then vertically integrated sector. This led to the successful privatisation of the eleven distribution companies

ESeries January 3rd

Distribution Infrastructure Demands

Electricity distribution is the final stage in the delivery of electric power to the consumer. For the electricity market to operate freely, distribution infrastructure must be able to accommodate electricity allocated to it. The Nigerian power distribution infrastructure is divided into eleven zones, which are under the jurisdiction of the eleven distribution DisCos Distribution Companies

ESeries December 27th

Transmission Infrastructure Demands

The Transmission Company of Nigeria’s (TCN) network consists of high voltage substations with a wheeling capacity of approximately 6,000 megawatts (MW) and over 23,000km of transmission lines, operating at a nominal frequency of 50 Hertz (Hz). This article discusses TCN’s infrastructure demands, directions for proposed capacity improvement and gives an insight into how other populated

ESeries December 20th

The TCN Workforce: Challenges, Changing Needs and Opportunities

Electricity transmission in Nigeria is posed with a myriad of challenges such as funding constraints, inadequate and obsolete transmission infrastructure, lack of cost reflective tariff, right of way problems during project executive, and inadequate human capital capacity. While progress is being made at addressing the aforementioned problems, it is crucial to ensure that the challenges

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