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6 Dec 2019
Ikeja Electricity (IE) on Friday said there was no going back on the new E-Billing introduced by the company.
2 Oct 2019
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.
30 Sep 2019
Power generation is considered one of the key parameters used in measuring the extent of development of any nation even as research has shown a correlation between electricity consumption and Gross Domestic Product.
27 Aug 2019
The move by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to fully implement the Multi-Year Tariff Order (MYTO) designed in 2015 and the Minimum Remittance Order for the Year 2019 has raised new arguments on the structure of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI).   
19 Jul 2019
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said that it will begin mass meter deployment, installation and customer registration/network cleanup for the 4.7 million electricity customers that are unmetered in the country beginning from August 1, 2019.
19 Jun 2019
On April 3, 2018, The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), introduced a meter asset providers (MAPs) regulation to fast-track the roll-out of meters through the engagement of third-party investors and end estimated billing. The commission had issued permits to licensed firms to begin massive roll-out of new meters by May 1. Several weeks after, consumers’…
13 Jun 2019
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has offered embedded licence to Green Energy International Ltd. (GEIL), the Operator of the Otakikpo Marginal Field, to power some communities in the Niger Delta region. GEIL is expected to power the communities with a 40 megawatt (MW) power plant, its Director of Corporate Affairs, Olusegun Ilori, disclosed in Abuja,…
29 May 2019
Lagos residents served by the Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EKEDC), and about 500, 000 electricity consumers in Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto, and Zamfara States, who are serviced by Kaduna Electricity Distribution Plc, may soon be metered as Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has issued permit to the companies through government’s Meter Asset Providers (MAPs) policy.…
15 May 2019
Nigeria’s electricity grid, operated from Osogbo in Osun has continued to show the true state of the nation’s privatized electricity industry. Lately, the epileptic performance of the system left untold hardship on homes and businesses with recurring system collapse. The asset, which is managed by Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) clearly revealed that the much-awaited…
15 May 2019
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has slammed the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) with a fine of N300m over infractions and violation of regulations. NERC, in Order Number 169 issued yesterday, blamed AEDC for the death of a four year-old boy, Mohammed Arafat Jibril, who died on April 11, 2019 at an unlocked substation…
15 May 2019
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has given approval to CWG Plc to serve as the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) for Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC). CWG came top among the seven approved MAP Vendors for Ibadan Electric. The Group Head, Brand and Marketing Communications, CWG Plc, Mrs. Anthonia Ehanmo disclosed this to Journalists in…
8 May 2019
Operators in the electricity generating sector have urged the Federal Government to look into the issue of gas pipeline to power companies to enhance energy generation.    Indeed, the failure of Egbin’s 1320-megawatt system to meet its output target has been attributed to lack of gas to operate the already installed system.     The insufficiency…


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