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Group tasks NERC on consumers’ protection

The Utilities Consumers Rights Advocate Initiative has urged the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to brace up to its responsibility of protecting consumers’ rights in the power sector.

NERC: Estimated billing will be over soon

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says its Meter Asset Providers (MAP) scheme will enable Nigerians to pay only for power consumed and end the issue of estimated billing soon.

NERC seeks tertiary institution’s assistance to improve power supply

Prof James Momoh, Chairman Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has called on tertiary institutions in Nigeria to carry out researches and innovations to improve power supply in the country .
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NBS: India largest export market for Nigeria in Q1 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said India was the largest export market for Nigeria in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019 with a net worth of N744.9 billion.
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BEDC: Why power outage persists in Ondo South

The management of BEDC Electricity Plc has assured residents of Ondo South Senatorial District that it is committed to providing power to their various communities provided the Federal Government through the Transmission Company of Nigeria addresses the present technical constraints impeding power distribution to the areas.
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.

Power generation falls to 3,390MW, seven plants idle

The nation’s power generation dropped to 3,390.7 megawatts on Monday as seven plants, including three built under the National Integrated Power Project, sat idle.

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.

Federal government gives 40mw power generation licence to Green Energy

The Federal government via the Nigerian power sector regulator - Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) - has granted Green Energy International Limited (GEIL), the Operator of the Otakikpo Marginal field an embedded licence for 40 megawatts of electricity (40 MW) power plant.
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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.

EEDC: Prepaid metres now officially for sale

This was disclosed in a statement by the company’s head of communication, Emeka Ezeh, who described it as Meter Asset Provider (MAP) programme and urged its customers to take advantage of the initiative and get pre-paid meters within 10 days.

NERC issues meter installation permits to Eko, Kaduna DisCo’s MAPs

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has issued permits to Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KDEDC) and Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), Meter Asset Providers (MAPs), in accordance with section 4(3) of the MAP regulations NERC- R-112 of 2018.

Firm fined for supplying power to EKEDC’s customers

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has slammed a fine on a power firm, PIPP LVI DisCo Limited, for supplying electricity to customers of Eko Electricity Distribution Company without approval.

NERC fines Abuja Disco N300 million for minor’s electrocution

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has slammed N300 million fine on Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) over the company’s alleged failure to secure its electricity distribution assets from third-party intrusion, which eventually led to the death of a four-year-old child in Niger State.

Century PowerWhy Nigeria is still in darkness

Nigeria is still in darkness because of infrastructural deficit and the huge debt owed power generation companies (GenCos) by power distribution companies (DisCos), Century Power Generation Company Limited Chief Executive Officer, Dr Chukwueloka Umeh, said at the weekend.

AEDC: 900,000 meters to be distributed in three years

The process to bridge the huge metering gap in the Nigerian electricity sector industry may have begun with the scheduled distribution of about 900,000 prepaid meters by the Abuja Electric Distribution Company (AEDC) to customers in its franchise 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.

Transcorp wins bid for Afam power plant

The chairman, Technical Committee of the National Council on Privatization (NCP), Mr. M.K. Ahmed on Tuesday announced Transcorp Power Consortium as the winner of the commercial and financial bid for the privatization of Afam Power Plc.

DisCos may cede networks to third-party power distributors

Worried by the inability of the 11 distribution companies to distribute power to many consumers, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said it is considering a new regulation to allow third-party investors take up and maintain parts of the vast electricity distribution networks currently owned by the Discos.

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