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DisCos seek measures to drive power sector investment

Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) in Nigeria have called for the creation of an enabling environment to ensure cost recovery and further drive investments in the nation’s power sector.
Usman Mohammed - TCN

Federal government, investors to capitalise DisCos with $4.7 billion

The Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Dr. Usman Gur Mohammed, on Monday said that shareholders of the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) that consist of the Federal Government and the private investors in the firms, are to jointly raise $4.7 billion to recapitalize the firms to upgrade power distribution equipment in the country.

Ikeja Electric reiterates commitment to safety of staff

Electricity Distribution Companies, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) has reiterated the commitment of the company to the safety of its staff across its network area.

Consumers kick as Discos’ collection rises to N438 billion

The rise in the bill collection efficiency of electricity distribution companies to N438bn without a commensurate improvement in supply and metering has been criticised by consumers.

DisCos: Electricity market records over N1.4 trillion shortfall

Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) say the non review of the Multi-Year Tarrif Order (MYTO), since February 2016 had resulted in the accumulation of over N1.4trillion shortfall in the nation’s electricity market.

Electricity market records over N1.4 trillion shortfall – DisCos

Electricity Distribution Companies say the non-review of the Multi-Year Tarrif Order, since February 2016 had resulted in the accumulation of over N1.4trillion shortfall in the nation’s electricity market.

Federal government, power firms disagree on stranded 2,000MW

Electricity distribution companies do not believe that there are about 2,000 megawatts of electricity that are stranded in the Nigerian power sector.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore: I won’t run a government of body language

The presidential candidate of African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, has said that he would not run a government of body language if elected into office because he would be involved.

Federal government accuses DisCos, TCN of using substandard power equipment

The federal government has accused electricity distribution companies (Discos) and the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) of using substandard equipment to execute power projects.
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DisCos owe NBET N108 billion in three months

Despite an increase in their collection efficiency, the remittance by electricity distribution companies to the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc for the energy received by them dropped to 27.5 per cent in the third quarter of 2018 from 31.5 per cent in the previous quarter.

Mustapha Shehuri: We’ll no longer accept excuses from DisCos

The federal government would no longer accept excuses from Electricity Distribution companies for failure to distribute power to consumers.

NERC blames estimated billing on low metering

The Consumer Affairs Commissioner of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Dr Moses Arigu, has identified low metering as a factor responsible for estimated billing by electricity distribution companies.

DisCos: BPE sets deadline for final performance review

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has announced December 31, 2019 as the final performance review date for 10 electricity distribution companies (Discos) in the country.

Official: TCN rolls out 94,762 MW in September

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), on Wednesday said it wheeled out 94,762.9 megawatts (MW) in Sept., due to increase in generation in the last two weeks of the month.

TCN seeks regulation to protect use of transmission equipment

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has called for a regulation by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to protect its transformers in the event of any damage caused by Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).

TCN seeks regulation to protect use of transmission equipment by DisCos

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has called for a regulation by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to protect its transformers in the event of any damage caused by Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).

ANED: We have constitutional right to protect interest of DisCos

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) says the constitution empowers it to protect the interest of electricity distribution companies (DisCos).

NERC warns ANED to steer clear of electricity matters

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has warned the Association Of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) to steer clear of policy directives in the power sector.

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DisCos seek measures to drive power sector investment

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