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Electricity: 2,000Mw in national grid not utilised

Two thousand megawatts (Mw) of electricity generated into the national is not distributed to consumers, according to Mr. Louis Edozien, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing. “The national grid produces about 6,600 mega-watts of electricity from the...

Nigeria upgrades electricity quality to sub-regional standard

Africa’s biggest economy, Nigeria, has upgraded its power quality to the standard required by sub-regional group, West African Power Pool (WAPP). The Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed, said the West African...

Eko Disco launches fight against energy theft 

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EKEDCP) said it has launched “Operation Name and Shame” in its continued fight against energy theft within its area of operations. The Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr.OladeleAmoda, said in Lagos that the...

METERING CONSUMERS IS NOT A MONOPOLY FOR DISCOS – FASHOLA

Nigeria's Minster of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said that metering of electricity consumers in the country was not the exclusive preserve of the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos). Fashola who spoke at the 18th meet­ing of...

NDPHC DEVELOPS 120 TRANSMISSION, GENERATION PROJECTS

By Kunle Mogaji The Niger Delta Power Holding Company of Nigeria (NDPHC) has embarked on construction of 120 transmission stations and sub stations and 10 critical generation projects to support power generation and supply in The Managing Director of NDPHC, Mr....

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‘Low FDIs in real estate sub-sector caused by inadequate data’

Some experts in the real estate sub-sector on Thursday attributed the low level of Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) into the industry to lack of...

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