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Electricity Generation and the Present Challenges in the Nigerian Power Sector

Electricity Generation and the Present Challenges in the Nigerian Power Sector

In spite of the abundance of natural and human endowments capable of transforming the Nigerian power sector, the sector has witnessed a very insignificant amount of growth which has invariably affected its production capacity. The generation, transmission and distribution of power form the trinity of this sector, and for there to be any headway, these

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Energy Crisis In Nigeria: Technical Issues And Solutions.

There is no gainsaying the fact that the Nigerian power sector has been plagued with enormous challenges which has affected every aspect of the value chain and ultimately affected the billing system which consumers have repeatedly rejected and in extreme cases resulting in protests and violence against the staff of distribution companies. The author in


Nigerian Electricity Transmission Grid – Issues and Way Forward

Introduction The Transmission grid is an integral part of the electricity value chain. The operation of the electricity transmission network is vested in the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), one of the successor companies unbundled from the Power Holding Company Ltd. The TCN is the only successor company in the electricity value chain still in


The Daunting Challenges of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry

Although the privatization of the power sector was completed in 2013, the sector has not really made much progress, save for some occasional flashes of administrative brilliance. Despite the availability of human and natural resources, it is yet to hit its stride in providing adequate power supply to the consumers. However with the ongoing sector

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Nigeria’s Energy Supply Crisis; Environmental Solutions.

Presently, a large percentage of the material used in generating power in the country is dependent on Natural gas which accounts for about 39.8% of the total energy produced. However this material with its attendant effect on the atmosphere should be discouraged and other sources of cleaner and renewable energy should be encouraged.  Currently the

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