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Nigeria Blames Power Drop on Shortage in Funds by GenCos

Nigeria Blames Power Drop on Shortage in Funds by GenCos

The drastic drop in power supply currently being experienced across the country, has been attributed to a shortage in funds by Generation companies to pay for the supply of gas. This was disclosed by the Power Works and Housing Minister Babatunde Fashola after this week’s Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja The sum of N274.3million


Electricity: Why Nigerians are in Darkness – Kainji GenCo Boss

ABUJA— Managing Director of Mainstream Energy Solutions, Mr Lamu Audu, has dismissed claims by the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, that low water level was partially responsible for the current gross inadequate power supply in the country. He told journalists in Abuja that the issue of low water level did not arise, because, indeed, the


Power Generation Drops to 2846 MegaWatts

Nigeria’s power generation capacity again dropped to 2,846.1 MegaWatts (MW) yesterday, leading to unstable supply in most parts of Abuja coupled with long hours of blackout in most parts of the country. As at Monday, generation was put at 3,215.2 MW by the Nigerian Electricity System Operator (SO) website, a sub-agency of the Transmission Company of


Benin and Togo Beg Nigeria for More Electricity

The governments of Benin and Togo on Monday called for an increase in the amount of electricity, which their countries receive from Nigeria. They specifically requested the Nigerian electricity supply industry to increase the amount of power sent to them from 200 MegaWatts (MW) to 300 MW. Speaking through the Community Electric du Benin, the


Electricity: Power Sector Loses N10.33 Billion in 8 days

The nation’s contentious power sector lost an estimated N10,331,000,000 in eight days, between Saturday, January 7 and Saturday, January 14, 2017, due to gas and water constraints, daily operational report of the Nigerian Electricity System Operation stated. Also, power generation within the eight days under review lost 1,119 megawatts, MW. The highest financial loss of


Power Sector Loses N992 Million

Nigeria’s electricity sector lost about N992 million, yesterday, basically due to gas and water constraints, daily operational report of the Nigerian Electricity System Operation obtained by Vanguard, stated. Power generation is said to have dropped by 209 megawatts, MW, as average power sent out stood at 3,305 Megawatts as against 3,514 Megawatts sent out the


Electricity: GenCos May Begin Direct Sale to Heavy Consumers

There are indications that electricity generation companies (Gencos) are considering the option of selling some of their generated power directly to heavy consumers. The Managing Director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), Chiedu Ugbo, who gave the hint at the October edition of Nextier Power Dialogue in Abuja, said the consideration is as a


Power Distribution: NDPHC Adds 1,712km of 33KV lines, 24,996 Transformers

In its quest to deepen power distribution in the country, the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) says it has added 1,712km of 33kv lines, 4,540km of 11KV lines, 24,996 Completely Self-Protected (CSP) distribution transformers, 3,970MVA injection substations capacity and 1,212MVA CSP transformers (distribution) capacity in its network. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of

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