Daily energy generated averages 81,561MWh in Q2 2018-NBS

A total average of 81,561 megawatts (Mwh) of energy was generated daily by power stations, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reported. In the power sector report for Q2, the statistics bureau showed that daily energy generation attained a peak of 98,573 Mw on the 18th of April 2018. However, the lowest daily energy […]

3,721MW of power lost to gas unavailability – FG

The Federal Government has put the total quantum of electricity that was ungenerated and unfed to the national grid due to a myriad of problems at 3,721 megawatts. The central government on Tuesday said the unavailability of gas, transmission and distribution infrastructure as well as high frequency prevented the generation of over 3,700MW of electricity […]

Power generation dips 2,684MW on Monday

The nation’s power generation dropped by 2,684 megawatts on Monday as output from the hydropower plants and some gas-fired stations suffered operational hitches. Available data provided by the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing on the power generation trend indicated that 4,463.3MW of the total generation capacity was idle early on Monday, compared to the […]

Eligible Customer Policy implementation ‘ll hike tariffs – DisCos

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, (ANED) has predicted that the implementation of the newly adopted Eligible Customer policy by the Federal Government in the power sector will raise electricity tariff payable by residential consumers by 14 percent. The Association, however, said that they had no problem with the declaration by the government, but stressed […]

NERC proposes electricity tariffs parity by 2021

The National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has hinted of plans to review and restructure energy tariff system such that would ensure parity in billings by 2021. The Vice Chairman of the commission, Sanusi Garba, explained that the move was intended to attract investments and improve power supply in the country without hitches and ensure that […]