Tag Archives: POWER SECTOR REFORM

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International Investment & the Sustainable Development of the Power Sector in Nigeria: Prognoses into the Future

International Investment & the Sustainable Development of the Power Sector in Nigeria: Prognoses into the Future

This paper examines how the Nigerian Power Sector could be put on the path of self-sustenance and uninhibited growth that is attendant and correspondent to an expectedly ascending economy. It further explores explore the factors that are likely to positively or negatively influence international investment in the power sector of an emerging country such as

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India and Nigeria: An Overview of Power Sector Reforms and Performance (2015)

India and Nigeria have been experiencing rapid economic and population growth which eventually led to massive increase in power demand. This has put so much stress on the two countries’ power sectors making their governments to implement policies and reforms aimed at tackling the challenges. India was able to transform its power sector with the

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Power Sector Reform: TEM Implementation (2015)

A publication from the knowledge portal of the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF), reports on the role of NIAF in preparing the sector for TEM, covering many clients and complexities across the value chain. This briefing note explores NIAF’s interventions which helped prepare the sector for this significant milestone. With commencement of the TEM, Nigeria’s

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Power Sector Reform: DisCo Sustainability (2015)

A publication from the knowledge portal of the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF), outlines the approach led by NIAF to devise a critical path for all 11 DisCos to achieve a state of readiness necessary for operating within the Transitional Electricity Market (TEM). Source: NIAF Knowledge www.niafng.org Click ‘Download’ above for full document

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The Impact of Privatisation of Power Sector in Nigeria: A Political Economy Approach (2014)

This paper discusses the impact of privatisation of Power sector in Nigeria. Using the political economy approach, it argues that the privatisation of the Power sector in Nigeria is based on capitalist values, ideology, orientation and assumption. The assumption of free market presupposes that the market operates in a competitive environment. This is not however

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Why There Should Be No Tariff Increase in the Power Sector- Idowu Oyebanjo

One of the main problems with the power sector reform in Nigeria is the absence of technocrats in the right positions. This will always lead to reversals and policy summersaults. When those with lack of knowledge of power systems speak, especially when the target audience resides predominantly in a country where there has not been

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Road to Gencos and Discos

ELECTRICITY generation activities started in Nigeria in 1896 when the first power plant was built in Lagos. However, it was not until 1929 when the Nigeria Electricity Supply Company (NESCO) was established as an electric utility company that the phenomenon spread as the Public Works Department (PWD) was empowered to build plants in different parts

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