Power Sector News (7396)
In a bid to cut down on energy consumption by its customers, the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) on Thursday distributed power-saving bulbs to Mbiatok community in Itu local government area of Akwa Ibom state.
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has called on concerned authorities to call protesters to order following the shutting down of a power station belonging to Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
A Nigerian off-grid energy investment company, All On, on Friday disclosed that it had reached financial closure with three renewable energy firms to quicken access to affordable and viable energy sources in the Niger Delta, a region that holds all the hydrocarbon resources of Nigeria.
The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Power to investigate the Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP) to resolve the incongruities in the draft of the programme.This was sequel to unanimous adoption of a motion by Rep. Abubakar Ahmed (Gombe-APC) on Thursday at plenary.
Nigeria’s House of Representatives has expressed grave concern over the state of the country’s power sector, despite the huge investment and reforms initiated by successive administrations.
Former Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC), Dr, Sam Amadi, has declared interest to run for the Imo State governorship race for 2019, with a promise to rebuild a strong and enduring foundations for the state.
About 40 youths have completed a two-week vocational training programme organised by the Ikeja Electric in Lagos State.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria says it has increased its power evacuation capacity through the installation of two 100 Mega Volt Amps transformers in different transmission substations.