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The Implications of Legal Reform in the Nigeria Power Sector (2016)

The Implications of Legal Reform in the Nigeria Power Sector (2016)

This paper tries to analyse the implications of the reforms propounded by law and policy, the extent to which the said reforms have improved or otherwise aided the power sector in supplying of electricity, the challenges with generation, distribution and transmission, the capacity which the sector can produce to serve the entire Nigerians etc. This


Powering Nigeria through Renewable Electricity Investments: Legal Framework for Progressive Realization (2015)

This paper argues that the absence of an effective legal framework to encourage and promote investments in renewable energy has been a major barrier to the utilisation of renewable energy in the national electricity sector. It goes further to investigate and discuss these legal barriers which include overlapping roles of participating institutions, lack of priority


An Economic Assessment of the Reform of Nigerian Electricity Market

This paper makes a critical assessment of the proposed reform of the electricity market in Nigeria. It highlights some of the challenges such as severe electricity crisis due to the appalling state of power infrastructures, double digit transmission losses and low tariffs. Empirical investigation was conducted using a Linear Programming optimization model via General Algebraic


France Supports Nigeria Power Sector

Mr Denys Gauer, Ambassador of France to Nigeria, said that the French Development Agency dedicated 370 million euros for soft loans to support the development of Nigeria’s power sector . Gauer announced this at the sixth  Nigerian Alternative Energy Expo in Abuja on Wednesday. The expo, with the theme: “Embracing Sustainable Energy for Sustainable Growth,“


Siemens Plans Off-Grid Power Solutions in Nigeria

Siemens Limited has said it is looking to deploy off-grid power solutions in Nigeria as part of efforts to promote energy efficiency in the country. The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Limited Nigeria, Mrs. Onyeche Tifase, disclosed this in Lagos at the launch of the new Siemens brand claim, ‘Ingenuity for Life’. She


Use Energy Saving Bulbs, NERC Urges Electricity Consumers

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Monday urged electricity users to use energy saving bulbs and standard appliances to complement its energy efficiency programmes. The acting Chairman of the commission, Dr Anthony Akah, made the plea at a seminar on energy efficiency in Abuja. Akah said that the call became imperative in view of

South Africa, Northern Cape Province, 2008: The Gordonia substation  for Eskom power supply to Upington.

“We Spent Over N12.6 Billion to Generate Electricity in 9 Years” – Cross River

Director -General of the Cross River State Electricity Agency (SEA), Barr. Jake Otu Enyia has confirmed that they spent over N12.6 billion to generate electricity in the last nine years. He has also said that to meet up the power generation  needs of the state, the government has voted N690 billion to procure 181 electric 

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Nigeria Electricity Firms Provide 403,255 Meters to Consumers in 2 Years

The 11 electricity distribution companies, DisCos, in Nigeria, have collectively provided 403,255 meters to their customers over the last two years in an effort to bridge the metering gap in the country. Out of a total of 6,159,775 customer accounts in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), only 3,206,599 customers, or 52 per cent, have

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