Tuesday, March 9, 2021



COVID-19 lockdown: Nigerians will enjoy adequate power supply – GenCos

The Power Generation Companies of Nigeria, GenCos, have pledged to sustain provision of adequate power in the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nigerian electricity consumers oppose N1.2tr bailout request by GenCos, DisCos

The Electricity Consumer Protection Forum on Monday opposed the request by power Generation Companies, Gencos, and Distribution Companies, DisCos, for N1.2 trillion bailout from the Federal Government, FG.

‘GenCos, DisCos need N1.2trn bailout from Nigerian govt to avert blackout’

For the survival of the power generation and distribution companies in Nigeria, the Federal Government need to urgently inject N1.23tn into the GenCos and DisCos, the Country Representative of Energy Market and Rate Consultants, Rahila Thomas, has said.

GenCos release 3,857 MWH of electricity to national grid – report

Electricity Generation Companies, GenCos, comprising gas-fired and hydro stations, on Friday said they released an average of 3,857 megawatt-hour of electricity into the national grid on Thursday.

GenCos releases 3,306 MWH of electricity to national grid – report

Electricity Generation Companies, GenCos, comprising gas-fired and hydro stations, said they released an average of 3,306 MegaWatts/Hour of electricity into the national grid on Sunday.

Mainstream Energy to generate 1,300MW for direct supply to customers

The Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited, MESL, which is the operator of Kainji and Jebba Hydro Power Plants, has planned to generate 1,300 Megawatts in order to meet up with the demands of its eligible customers.

TCN, GENCOs to restore operation on national transmission grid – Fashola

The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday announced that the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, and the Generation Companies, GENCOS,...

Nationwide black out looms as gas suppliers threaten GenCos over unsettled debt

The Nigerian power sector is facing a serious ‘shut-down’ challenge following a threat of cutting of gas supplies to Gencos by gas producers in...

Fashola: 2,000mw idle as electricity generation hits 7,000mw

Nigeria’s electricity generation has hit 7,000 megawatts, the highest in the history of Nigeria, but a large proportion of the generation remain idle. Reports say...

Power plants to generate additional 1,129 mega watts in 2018 – Fashola

The Federal Government on Monday announced that when some power generation projects were completed by 2018, they could generate additional 1,129 Mega Watts to the...

National grid to get additional 20,000 megawatts – TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has said its current transmission expansion initiative is designed to increase the nation’s grid transmission capacity to 20,000 mega watts...

NNPC boosts gas supply to power generating companies

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has increased daily average natural gas supply to the nation’s gas power plants by 123 per cent to 730...

Ibadan electricity firm on collision course with consumers

Residents of Ijebu Ode in Ogun on Thursday protested over non-provision of prepaid meters by the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC. The residents, under the...

How to stabilise electricity in Nigeria, by Mainstream Energy boss

The managing director of Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited, Lamu Audu, has proffered solutions to power problem in Nigeria, saying holistic approach is needed to...

Power generation increases to 4,043mw

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has said the nation’s power generation rose from 3,528 megawatts (MW) to 4,043 MW between February 1 and...

Fashola insists accountant must head Nigeria’s key power agency

The minister of Power, Babatunde Fashola, has insisted that Usman Mohammed, a chartered accountant, must replace Abubakar Atiku, an engineer with doctorate degree in...

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