Power Sector News (6704)
The Transmission Company of Nigeria on Thursday announced that the country’s power transmission capacity had increased by 600 megawatts after it recently energised the second Asaba-Benin 330kV transmission line.
Residents of Oshodi, Mafoluku, Shogunle and Ladipo area of Lagos state said the will resist outrageous bills and want the management of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company to install prepaid meters in their homes without further delay.
The Downtrodden People’s Empowerment Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has appealed to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) to accelerate metering of its customers in satellite communities of the FCT.
…government has a critical role to play in setting a competiveness vision, and acting on its promises by delivering the policies and hardware that enable business to compete. And that starts, in Abia’s case, with turning on the electricity.
The management of Ikeja Electric has reacted to a viral video of an angry woman abusing a staff who tried to disconnect her electricity wire. A resident of Igbogbo in Ikorodu, on Wednesday threatened to harm an IE staff who was in the process of disconnecting her from power supply because she failed to pay her electricity bill.
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says it is re-strategising for better and effective service delivery to customers in the South East. Its Head of Communications, Mr Emeka Eze, made the promise at the company’s Customers’ Forum held in Owerri on Thursday.
The Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP) recently developed by the federal government and the World Bank to revive Nigeria’s ailing power sector, has come up with an action plan for the sweeping restructuring of the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) that would enable government to take over any Disco found to be insolvent.
Following the directive of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu SAN, for the fast track of reconnection of communities that have been denied electricity in Ondo State, a major milestone was accomplished yesterday between Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) and the state government.