Firm holds yearly discourse series
A law firm - Advocaat Law Practice, last week, held its second discourse series with the theme, “Technology Disruption in the Power Sector.” The programmed which held in Lagos, featured seasoned resource persons in the Nigerian power sector, power generation and distribution companies, financiers of power projects as well as investors. One of the highlights…
Low metering responsible for electricity estimated billing – NERC
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says the recurring complaints by its customers on estimated billing is due to low metering status in the sector. Dr Moses Arigu,the NERC Consumer Affairs Commissioner, made the remarks during the inauguration of Customer Complaints Forum Office on Sunday in Osogbo. Arigu said the present metering gap in Ibadan…
Fashola a disservice to power sector, says don
An associate professor of Energy Law at the University of Lagos, Yemi Oke, has lampooned the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, saying he was playing politics with the power sector.
Abuja Disco to provide over one million meters in three years
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Prof. James Momoh, has confirmed the commitment...
IBEDC reports UCH to NERC over N217m debt
The management of Ibadan Distribution Company has dragged the University College Hospital, Ibadan (UCH), to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) arbitration panel over N217 million accumulated debt.
‘Nigeria’s power sector has potential for continued growth’
Nigeria’s energy sector’s problems are more complex than any of the stakeholders anticipated when they privatised several years ago. However, the sector...
NERC working on alternative energy sources to boost power generation – Chairman
The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says it is working on alternative energy sources to boost power supply in the country.Its Chairman, Prof. James Momoh made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Igarra, Edo.
Metering, estimated billing, service interruption top customer complaints in Q1, says NERC
In the first quarter of 2018, complaints by customers in the power sector were dominated by issues bordering on metering, estimated billing and service interruption, among others.
ANED says it has right to protect Discos
The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has told the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) it has legal backing to protect interests of the Distribution Companies (DisCos).
Resetting power port-privatisation market
As the five-year Performance Agreement, which the 11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos), elapses in November, experts have called on the Federal Government to reset the market, and initiate a new set of agreements with the investors, if Nigeria’s desire for a stable and efficient power sector is to be achieved.