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FG’s resolve to invest N39m on electric meter manufacturing means failure of Discos

Prepaid Meters

Analysts in Nigeria’s power sector have roundly described the new plan of the federal government to invest in electric meter manufacturing companies as a clear acceptance of failure and managerial ...

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Unsteady electricity linked to lack of N73bn to distribute stranded 2,000MW—Minister

Babatunde Fashola

Fresh revelation has emerged from the minutes of the 23rd monthly meeting of the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, with operators of the power sector, saying Distribution ...

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MAN discussing with FG on taking power directly from Gencos— Ajayi-Kadiri

man logo

A new power distribution template that will bypass Distribution Companies (Discos) and link electricity directly from generation Companies (Gencos) to members of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) is being ...

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CBAs in Lagos give conditions for electricity tariff hike in protest match

Power Protest

Ahead of growing plans between the federal government and power Distribution Companies (Discos) to hike electricity tariff soon, three Community Based Associations (CBAs), Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), Ajegunle People Movement ...

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Inability to grid generated power worst challenge of electricity—BH Survey

Power tour

—No plan insight to remedy situation Two months long investigations by Business Hilights Intelligence Unit (BHIU), have revealed that the biggest problem hobbling power supplies across the country remains grid ...

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Another look at preconditions for direct power purchase from Gencos

Power tour

As part of efforts to stop the ongoing rejection of loads by Distribution Companies (Discos) from Generation Companies (Gencos), the federal government has agreed the bulk sales of power direct ...

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FG to export unevacuated power to ECOWAS states

Power tour

The federal government may have idealized a strategy to sale excess volumes of generated electricity by Gencos, than allowing the powers to stock away at plants. Nigeria currently generates well ...

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NERC begins strategic stakeholders’ consultations on way out of Discos funding crisis

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Fresh details have emerged revealing that government is now closing in on how best to resolve the intractable funding crisis rocking virtually all the 11 electricity Distribution Companies (Discos) operating ...

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Outdated, inadequate facilities bane of evacuating power to national grid

TCN

Fresh answers have emerged on why over 50 per cent of power so generated by Gencos are not effectively evacuated by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to Distribution Companies ...

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Power generation investors list three problems of Discos, decry monitoring gap

APGC Nigeria

The leadership of Association of Power Generating Companies (APGC), has listed three key challenges frustrating the Nigerian power sector since the sector was privatized. The group however placed, more emphasis ...

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