Energy Development Project

Why Nigeria’s power sector is unattractive to investors – Nnaji

Written on June 15th, 2017 by
Categories: Energy Development Project

Summary of Reasons: 1.  lack of cost reflective tariff ( a regulatory challenge) 2.  gas supply constraints 3.  poor transmission network 4.  non-credit worthiness of distribution companies (DisCos) 5.  over leveraged power assets; 6.  value chain misalignment; 7.  lack o...
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Renewable Energy Hits Over 2,000 Gigawatts

Written on June 9th, 2017 by
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Renewable Energy Hits Over 2,000 Gigawatts International News 13 hours ago Renewable energy installed in 2016 hit 2,000 gigawatts, with more countries embracing shift in energy sources from fossil, a Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) report, said. The UN En...
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With Innovative Approaches to Solar Energy, Nigeria can Outshine the World

Written on June 9th, 2017 by
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With Innovative Approaches to Solar Energy, Nigeria can Outshine the World 13 hours ago The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) call for universal access to affordable electricity by 2030. While Morocco and South Africa approach this goal, in Nigeria, home to n...
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Appraising The New Policy Directive on ‘Eligible Customers’ in Nigerian Power Market

Written on June 9th, 2017 by
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Appraising The New Policy Directive on ‘Eligible Customers’ in Nigerian Power Market June 6, 2017 On 15th May, 2017, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, issued a policy directive to Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) declarin...
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Concerns Over Plan to Centralise Discos’ Accounts Heighten

Written on June 3rd, 2017 by
Categories: Energy Development Project

PUNCH   Concerns Over Plan to Centralise Discos’ Accounts Heighten May 29, 2017 Operators and stakeholders in Nigeria’s power sector are divided over plans by the Federal Government to escrow or centralise the revenue accounts of electricity distribution compan...
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Declaration of Eligible Customer: A Strategic Step to Improving Efficiency, Competition and the Economy

Written on June 1st, 2017 by
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THE CABLE   Declaration of Eligible Customer: A Strategic Step to Improving Efficiency, Competition and the Economy Thoughts & Opinion  June 1, 2017 The declaration of the Eligible Customers in the Nigerian Electricity Market by the Minister of Power, Works and H...
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Do Not Reverse Power Sector Privatisation

Written on June 1st, 2017 by
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Nigerian Electricity Hub May 31, 2017 Do Not Reverse Power Sector Privatisation Thoughts & Opinion 5 hours ago Power supply in Nigeria remains epileptic. Four years after the privatisation of the sector, this is a sad state of events. Naturally, there is growing public...
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35 electricity turbines down in 15 GenCos

Written on June 1st, 2017 by
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Daily Trust 35 electricity turbines down in 15 GenCos By Simon Echewofun Sunday | Publish Date: May 30 2017 2:00AM About 2,514mw of electricity cannot be utilised due to 35 idle generation turbines across 15 Generation Companies (GenCos), even as the national grid peaked at 4,464 mega...
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The Case for Electricity Clusters – Rumundaka Wonodi

Written on June 1st, 2017 by
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THIS DAY   The Case for Electricity Clusters May 31, 2017 Guest columnist: Rumundaka Wonodi My primary poser here is that our electricity Distribution Companies’ (DisCos) footprints or franchise areas are rather large, with diverse populations and even more varied economi...
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Privatisation of the Power Sector: What Went Wrong?

Written on May 31st, 2017 by
Categories: Energy Development Project

PREMIUM TIMES   Privatisation of the Power Sector: What Went Wrong? Thoughts & Opinion May 31, 2017 In recent times, there have been strident calls for the privatisation of the power sector to be revisited or reversed. The latest to join the call is the Nigerian...
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