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UAE to establish 300mw renewable energy plant

In a renewed efforts to reform the power sector, the Federal Government has announced its plans to collaborate with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to establish a 300MW renewable energy power plant to generate power in Lagos.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari’s independence day speech — full text

Remember the sacrifices made by our Founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers —- sacrifices on which Nigeria has been built over the 59 years since Independence in 1960; and
The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) on Tuesday declared Transcorp Power Consortium as the winner of the financial bid for the privatisation of Afam Power Plc.

GenCos releases 3,855 MWH of electricity to national grid-report

Electricity Generation Companies comprising gas-fired and hydro stations, said they released an average of 3,855 megawatt-hour of electricity into the national grid on Wednesday.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has described his victory at the governorship election tribunal as a reaffirmation of the people’s mandate, saying that his administration will focus on the improvement of social services like education, healthcare, infrastructure, empowerment of the youths, women and the downtrodden.

PHED failure: Akwa Ibom opts for own power transmission company

Disappointed by failure on the part of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) to provide constant power for the people of Akwa Ibom State, Governor Udom Emmanuel, says the state is considering the establishment of its own electricity transmission company.
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Power supply: We will continue to partner with Benin Disco – Delta governor

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Wednesday said the state government will continue to partner with the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to improve power supply in the state.
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System collapse: Discos deny dropping load allocation

Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) Monday denied the allegation of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) that the system collapse that was experienced on Sunday was “due to high voltage following massive drop of load by the electricity distribution companies.”

TCN records another system collapse

Business and other activities were scuttled nationwide, yesterday, following the system collapse recorded by Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN.

Ikeja Disco moves to avoid TCN’s suspension from electricity market

The management of Ikeja Electricity Distribution PLC (IKEDC) on Friday said it has begun moves to get the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to rescind its order to suspend it from participation in the electricity market and disconnect some of its facilities from the national grid.

Federal government moves to cut off Enugu Disco, two others from national grid

The federal government has ordered the disconnection of three electricity distribution companies from the national grid over “non-compliance with the conditions of market rules”.

EKEDC promises uninterrupted power supply during Eid-el-Fitr

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has promised uninterrupted power supply within its operational territory during the Eid-el-Fitr holidays.
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FTSE-100 chiefs to meet Donald Trump during UK state visit

The bosses of Barclays, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and National Grid are among a handful of British company executives ‎invited for talks with the US President Donald Trump during his state visit to the UK next week.
The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company on Monday appealed to residents of Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Kaduna to bear with it over the power outage being experienced by the residents.

TCN: Why national grid collapsed

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said the collapse of the National Grid on May 8, at 2:32 p.m. was caused by a multiple tripping on its substation in Onitsha, Anambra.
The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company on Monday appealed to residents of Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Kaduna to bear with it over the power outage being experienced by the residents.

Lekki hit by blackout as power system collapses

The Lekki district is under the Eko Zone of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), which covers Lagos Island, Ajah, Ibeju Lekki and Ikoyi.

Power generation drops as gas shortage forces closure of four GenCos

Four power generation companies (Gencos) have been unable to generate electricity to the national grid for several days, due to gas supply challenges, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) disclosed yesterday.
GMD NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, being conducted round the NNPC Pavillion During The 40th Kaduna International Trade Fair.

NNPC pledges support for agro-allied industries

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said that it would support ongoing initiative by the Federal Government to diversify the nation’s economy through agriculture by providing the much needed fulcrum for the attainment of a mutually beneficial relationship between agriculture and industries.

Minister: Execution of multiple power projects approved

The Federal Government has approved the execution of several power projects aimed at achieving more improvement in electricity distribution in the country.

TCN accuses Abuja DisCo of rejecting electricity

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has accused Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) of putting its customers in darkness by rejecting about 40 per cent of electricity wheeled to the company.

TCN: National grid generates, transmits new 5,375mw peak

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said that the National Grid successfully transmitted a new generation peak of 5,375MW on February 7.

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