Eko Disco records highest remittance efficiency in Q2, says NERC
The Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC), on Saturday, said Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) recorded the highest remittance efficiency of 43.3 per cent in the second quarter of 2019.
No going back on e-billing, says Ikeja Electric
Ikeja Electricity (IE) on Friday said there was no going back on the new E-Billing introduced by the company.
‘Why bill to criminalise estimated billing may not work’
Some stakeholders in the power sector, yesterday, expressed serious worry over a bill at the National Assembly aiming to criminalise estimated billing of electricity consumers by distribution companies...
How NASS’ actions undermine power sector
The National Assembly (NASS) has come under serious attacks over its incessant interference and the roles individual lawmakers are playing, which have allegedly worsened the precarious state of the nation’s power sector.
Why stable power remains elusive, by ex-minister
Former Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, has said that stable power supply will remain elusive until the Federal Government starts encouraging embedded generation and distribution of power in the country.
DisCos require N8.7 billion to bridge NERC remittance order
Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos), yesterday, said about N8.7 billion will be required yearly to comply with the remittance order set by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). Calling the National Assembly to intervene in the current liquidity crisis in the power sector, Executive Director, Research and Advocacy, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), Sunday Oduntan,…
NERC threatens to revoke license of Ikeja Disco, others
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has threatened to withdraw the license of eight electricity distribution companies over an alleged breach of rules. NERC said the distribution companies breached some provisions of the Electric Power Sector Reform Act in July 2019. The companies under consideration for the breach of rules include Abuja DisCo (AEDC), Benin…
Averting looming electricity crisis
A Looming national power outage over disagreement between the Electricity Generating Companies (GenCos) and the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET), over payment of administrative charges should be averted to save the nation from plunging into further darkness.
Nigeria’s struggle to go beyond 4,000MW, decades after independence
Two years ago, the publisher of Cable newspaper, Simon Kolawole, recounted his experience of how he picked the May 30, 1988 edition of the Newswatch magazine with a story of how NEPA’s installed generation capacity stood at 4,000 megawatts in 1988.