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Consumers , the GENCOs & DISCOs
The efficiency of electricity generation and distribution across Nigeria, since the post-privatization era, is open to different interpretation by corporate and individual consumers across the country.
NERC moves against DisCos’ planned declaration of force majeure
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said that it will not allow the electricity distribution companies’ (DisCos) notice of declaration of force majeure to get into crisis situation in the power sector.
BPE’s DG faults issuance of force majeur by Discos
The Discos had claimed that the policy directive on Eligible Customers and the Eligible Customer Regulations have resulted in a change of law which prevents them from fulfilling their...
Why United Capital is passionate about Nigeria’s power sector, by Akinremi
As a first step, both the private sector and the public sector will need to have an alignment of interests being the development of the economy as a whole whilst ensuring the financial viability of the employed strategy.
Fashola urges Nigerians to embrace solar energy
Fashola advised Nigerians to invest in solar energy as solar energy remained energy for the future. “Solar energy is very important to reach Nigerians living in various communities that are difficult to reach by the Disco.
NBET pays N10.8b to Gencos for electricity delivered in July
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, had said that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the payment of the verified sum of N27 billion of Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDA) debts.
Government proposes model to end estimated electricity billing in three years
The policy paper, which was released by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has the backing of the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.
Firm rallies manufacturers on off-grid power solutions’ adoption
Worried about a possible increment in electricity tariff amidst rising operational costs and power shortages, Cummins and Power Gas has rallied local manufacturers on the adoption of its compressed natural gas solution.
Expectations high at resolving Nigeria’s energy crisis
Currently, the Distribution Companies (DisCos) and TCN are increasing pressure for recapitalisation of the power sector for efficient service delivery.
Discos suffer yearly capex shortfall of N71.2b
The Federal Government, which made this disclosure in the Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP), said the DisCos face many challenges and constraints in terms of accessing funding capex.
Fashola faults call for cancellation of power sector privatisation
Fashola said although he agreed that there were problems with privatization, four years was not enough to change what could not be done in 60 years in the electricity distribution sector.
Manufacturers reject monthly review of electricity tariff
The Kwara Branch of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has kicked against the monthly review of electricity tariff by Distributing Companies (Discos) in the country.