305991-we-may-shut-down-power-plants-generating-companies. Nigeria to generate 100,000MW by 2030. [Nigeria] Daily Gas Supply to Power Plants Increases by 64% [Nigeria] Daily Gas Supply to Power Plants Increases by 64% The average national daily gas supply to the nation’s power plants has risen by 64 per cent, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Financial and Operations Report for May 2017 released in Abuja has said.
The average Natural Gas supply to power plants of 729 million standard cubic feet of gas per day (mmscfd) in May 2017 was 63.74 per cent higher than the daily gas supply to the plants, of 446mmscfd, during the same month in 2016. The report said the average national daily gas production for May 2017 stood at 242.70billion cubic feet (BCF) or an average of 7,829.11mmscfd, representing a slight increase, compared with April gas production of 672mmscfd.
It also stated that NNPC, within the period under review, activated plans to build 500million standard cubic feet of gas-per-day metering plant to serve the planned capacity expansion of Egbin Power Plant. www.nnpcgroup.com. Nigeria Targets 2019 to Stop Fuel Importation. 28 power stations generate 3,134 MWh/hour electricity — Energy — The Guardian Nigeria. High tension construction for electricity transmission The Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) says 28 power stations sent out average of 3,134mw/hour of electricity on Feb. 8, according to the industry’s website’s report in Abuja.
The report obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday, also indicated that the power sector also lost estimated N1, 043,000, 000 on Feb.8 due to constraints of gas supply and water supply to the power generating stations. According to the report, the total gas constraints for the period results in the loss of 2,024MW while the reported grid constraint was zeroMW and the water management constraint, 150MW. On sector reform activities, NESI said Delta power station lost functionality from four turbines due to combination of mechanical difficulties and maintenance work at Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) gas well. The report also said there was increase in gas constraints due to the maintenance work on NPDC gas well.
Nigeria: U.S Energy Project Adds 30,000 New Solar Connections in Nigeria. The U.S energy project known as "Power Africa" has added 30,000 new solar connections in Nigeria.
The U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington said in a statement in Abuja on Monday. U.S. through its Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) had in 2016 signed an agreement with Lumos, an off-grid electricity provider to enhance provision of solar electricity to homes and small businesses throughout Nigeria. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Lumos was also a recipient of catalytic funding through OPIC and the Africa Clean Energy Finance initiative, a partner with the U.S. 2017 Budget: Rural electrification gets N16bn. By Chris Ochayi NATIONAL Rural Electrification Agency, NREA, has been allocated a total sum of N16,137,871,005 in the 2017 fiscal proposal of the Ministry of works, Power and Housing.
The list of projects which the fund is expected to be spent on include the rehabilitation, completion and construction of rural electrification projects in Benue state for which N274 million was allocated, monitoring and evaluation software for rural electrification projects, N40m, rehabilitation, completion and construction of electrification projects in Gombe State, N214m. Solar street light The rehabilitation, completion and construction of rural electrification projects in Rivers State got N240m, while that of Kano State was allocated N309m. N246m was allocated for similar scheme in communities in Jigawa State. Electricity: Geometric Power to generate 1,140mw in 2017—Nnaji.
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FG will build nuclear plants to increase electricity generation – Onu — News — The Guardian Nigeria. Dr.
Ogbonnaya Onu The Federal Government says it will embark on building of nuclear plants and careful application of nuclear energy to meet the needs of the country. Work begins on $50m modular refinery in Akwa Ibom — News — The Guardian Nigeria. The Minister of State for Pretroleum Resources Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu PHOTO: TWITTER/NNPC The Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr.
Ibe Kachikwu, has inaugurated the Ikwe-Onna Modular Refinery in Akwa Ibom State. Kachikwu, who commended the promoters of the $50million refinery, said the Federal Government was ready to support any private sector-driven venture. Governor Udom Emmanuel and Science and Technology Minister, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu and others witnessed the opening. The governor lauded the management of the refinery for supporting his vision to industrialise the state. FG spent $1bn on kerosene subsidy in 2015 - Osinbajo. By Sebastine Obasi, Michael Eboh & Prince Okafor ABUJA— Against the backdrop of skyrocketing price of kerosene in the country, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, disclosed that the Federal Government spent $1billion (about N310 billion) on kerosene subsidy in 2015.
Only 161,640 customers metered in 10 months - Report. Electricity: 2.9m customers still without metre - ANED. By Sebastine Obasi THREE years after the privatisation of the power sector, not less than 2.9 million customers are still without electricity meters, the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, ANED, Executive Director, Research and Advocacy, Sunday Oduntan said.
This came as electricity meter manufacturers fear they may close shop due to scarcity of foreign exchange, Forex. Oduntan told Vanguard that out of the 6.2 million registered customers, only 3.3 million have meters. He, however, said enumeration is still on-going to capture more customers and have better industry statistics. Meter manufacturers who import some of the needed machinery have been lamenting their inability to access Forex to meet their needs. Power generation hits 3483.7MW » TODAY.ng. The Nigerian Electricity System Operator (SO) Tuesday said that Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) at the 06:00hours on Tuesday produced 3,483.7 Mega Watts (MW).
This was contained in its spotlights on grid operation which noted that on November Monday the lowest power generation was 2,970.1MW, while peak generation was 3,819.2MW. It added that the highest frequency on Monday was 51.34Hz and lowest frequency was 48.46Hz. The highest voltage recorded on that day was 357KV and the lowest voltage 295 KV. Nigeria signs agreements to add more than 500 megawatts to national grid. A power labourer fixes electric cables on a pole in Ojodu district in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos. Photo: Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters Nigeria has signed agreements to add more than 500 megawatts of capacity to its national grid, the office of the vice president said on Thursday. Africa's most populous nation produces less than 4,000 megawatts (MW) but requires around 10 times that amount to guarantee power for its 180 million inhabitants.
Chronic power shortages have hindered the country's development for decades and are one of the biggest constraints on investment and growth in Africa's largest economy, which is in recession for the first time in more than 20 years. The vice president's office said a number of agreements had been signed including ones with the World Bank and Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC). The vice president said the agreements would open up new opportunities for investments in Nigeria's gas and power sectors. Four million Nigerians awaiting prepaid meter - NERC - Daily Post Nigeria - Nigeria Today.
Nigerian govt. targets 7,000MW of electricity by 2017 – Osinbajo. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday that the Federal Government was planning to generate 7, 000 megawatts of electricity within the next 18 months. The vice president stated this at the presentation of a book “Nigeria: The Challenges of Growth and Development, an In-Depth Analysis by Experts,” held at the Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan, Ibadan. Mr. Osinbajo said power remains a major challenge the Federal Government had been facing, and which the government was determined to solve. He said the most important part of the budget would focus on ensuring that the weak aspect of the power value chain was restored. Mr. “Early in the life of this administration late last year and early this year, power generation was possibly at its best.
Nigerian govt. targets 7,000MW of electricity by 2017 – Osinbajo. 2.9 million households not metered, says NERC. The 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (AEDC) in Nigeria are yet to meter about 2.9 million households since they began operating the network on November 1, 2013. Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) made this disclosure in a statement yesterday in Abuja while meeting with the DisCos to evaluate their performance on the Credited Advance Payment for Metering Initiative (CAPMI).
According to the Statistics, of the 403,255 meters procured since 2013, customers financed the installation of 251,531 meters which is about 100,000 higher than what the DisCos have procured as at March this year. Although the companies signed a pact with the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) and NERC to close the three million metering gap over two years ago, they have failed to reach even 200,000 . Data submitted by the 11 DisCos to NERC indicates that there are 6.159million customers’ accounts as at December last year with 3.206miilon metered.
Nigeria eyeing 1,000 MW of electricity from coal by 2020 — Fayemi. *Great prospects in non-oil economy *Solid minerals earned N400bn in 2015 By YINKA KOLAWOLE Nigeria is expected to generate 1000 mega watts of electricity from coal by year 2020 to supplement other sources of energy currently in use in the country. Dr. FG blames pipeline vandals as power generation drops to 2,800MW. *As NERC, DISCOs flout court order on tariff hike By Chris Ochayi ABUJA—The Federal Government, yesterday, lamented incidences of vandalism on the gas pipelines, which it said led to drastic reduction in peak power supply through the national grid from over 5,000 megawatts to less than 2,800 megawatts. The acting Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, Dr. Nigeria: Electricity - Law Demands All Customers to Be Metered From 2020.
FG, states to build 500 mega filling stations. The Federal Government is partnering states and local governments as well as private investors to build hundreds of petrol stations across the country in a bid to prevent future crisis in the supply of petroleum products across the country. It also stated that the Department of Petroleum Resources was not doing enough to enforce the new pump price of petrol at filling stations although the agency swiftly stated that its entire staff strength was around 300, while there were over 30,000 filling stations across the country. Fashola initiates monthly meetings of power agencies.
Nigeria: Electricity - New Tariff to Take Effect From Feb.1 - NERC. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said the new electricity tariff (MYTO 2015) will take effect from February 1, 2016. Kachikwu: Nigeria’s 4 refineries to produce 10m litres of petrol daily. Ibe Kachikwu The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, said the nation’s four refineries have been repositioned to produce not less than 10 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol, per day. Kachikwu stated this on Sunday during his official visit to Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC). Forte Oil fined N4.2 million for hoarding petrol in Kano. Nigeria to revert petrol price to N97 per litre in gradual phase-out of subsidy. Electricity regulator issues new power generation licenses. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Thursday issued new licenses to eight companies with a combined capacity to generate and distribute 1,648.25 megawatts (MW) of electricity in various locations in the country.
Electricity tariff goes up, fixed charges abolished. AEDC installs 5,000 meters as pilot project. Nigeria’s power sector goes private. The privatisation of Nigeria’s power generation and distribution assets has paved the way for an increase in electrification, although ongoing issues with gas supply and distribution are proving a challenge. Only 50% power gets to consumers—Nnaji. By Sebastine Obasi. NEW-NIGER_DELTA_ENERGY_CORRIDOR. Sahara Power Group Plans To Hit 10,000 Megawatts By 2025. Power supply now 4,029.83Mw - The Nation Nigeria. Power Transmission Hits 4,662 Megawatts - FG. Nigeria’s electricity ambitions ‘not remotely realistic’
UPDATE 1-Lafarge applies for licence to supply Nigeria's electricity grid. Nigeria’s gas is cheapest in Africa. Akwa Ibom, Kogi states to host Nigeria’s nuclear plants. Nigeria, others, have world’s worst energy access — Report. Estimated billing: FG licenses 138 companies to provide meters - SweetCrudeReports. Power generation hits 4,600MW, says govt.
AEDC Plans 100,000 Electricity Meters Rollout Yearly - Nigerian News from Leadership Newspapers. 118 power projects underway, says Amadi. FG Targets 30% Electricity From Coal By 2015 - Sada. Transmission tower company formed in Nigeria. FG targets 6000MW of power by December 2014. Delta IPP to contribute 150MW to national grid. N50bn for electricity firms to boost power. Royal Times of Nigeria Newspaper. Transmission company records N1bn monthly revenue in Kaduna – GM. Electricity Power Situation in Nigeria: The True Story. ‘Privatisation to raise electricity generation to 20,000mw by 2018’ Investors eye spin-offs from power sector privatisation. Nigeria: Minister,Says Power Sector Privatisation Will Be Completed in July. As 44 foreign, local buyers scramble for Alaoji, 9 other power plants.
Hopes rise Nigeria can beat power deficit. Jonathan: Nigeria Expects $10 b Investment in Power Sector. Analysis - Nigeria faces long, bumpy road to making the lights work. Power reform heralds multiple pacts. Must READ: Nigerian student provides a way to track NEPA failure and how to get free electricity. Nigeria hands over electricity assets to 15 private firms. Nigeria's Power Sector with Minister Barth Nnaji. Power sector: New owners to take possession of assets in June. Nigeria loses 620mw of electricity in three months. GON finally signs share purchase agreements, to realise $2.32billion. Alternative Energy Africa. Firm completes 32 power projects in Lagos. Power generation in Akwa Ibom State. Power supply: Prediction comes true (1) Power generation in Nigeria hits new record high at 4,349.7MW; best is yet to come Government says. Africa Investor - News.
Power generation hits record energy peak. Channels Television - Nigeria's Award Winning Television Station. Energy Industry Trade Show, Power Generation, Alternative Energy - ENCON’s N72bn plant to add 144mw to national grid. Energy Industry Trade Show, Power Generation, Alternative Energy - Nigeria: Power Sector Reforms - Bid Winners Begin Payment. Power sector gets boost with N1.5trn intervention fund. Nigeria signs $4.5B deal to build 6 oil refineries.