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Nigerian generation showing recovery

  • 2011-01-28 16:43:45

Nigerian power generation, which has recently nosedived due to a number of factors, is rising again. It now stands at 3800 MW and will hit 4000 MW by the end of the first quarter of this year as some plants under the National Independent Power Plants (NIPPs) scheme come on stream.

African Development Bank announces new power funding

  • 2010-12-26 18:41:21

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved over $1 billion to be invested in energy projects in Egypt, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania.

Nigeria increases electricity output but still "much to be done"

  • 2010-11-30 18:25:02

The Nigerian government has said the ongoing rehabilitation works on five power stations across the country will further increase power generation by May 2011. The government confirmed that the expected addition of 978 MW will put the total output at 3978 MW. The five power stations include Kainji, Geregu, Sapele, Delta and Egbin.

Mobil gets generation boost from new Nigerian gas

  • 2010-11-04 23:30:27

The Nigerian Government’s plans to increase domestic power generation capacity, currently about 3000 MW, look more realistic after Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN), a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation, announced the discovery of a rich gas condensate, off the shore of Akwa Ibom State.

Jubilee Platinum looks to acquire Power Alt

  • 2010-10-17 12:01:17

Mining exploration and development company Jubilee Platinum has said that it is still in negotiations for the acquisition of a 51 per cent stake in power generation company Power Alt, which if successful, might have a material effect on its share price on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

GDF Suez and Eletrobras sign energy accord

  • 2010-09-07 16:32:36

French power company GDF Suez has formed a partnership with Brazilian electricity firm Eletrobras to jointly develop schemes in energy production in Central and South America and in Africa.

Nigerian government approves sale of 11 power distribution firms

  • 2010-08-24 07:36:43
  • David Flin

The Nigerian government has announced the approval of steps for the sale of 11 power firms, in a bid to solve the power supply situation.

Nigeria begins discussions on IPP tariffs

  • 2010-08-23 07:19:23
  • David Flin

Nigeria’s Presidential Task Force on Power (PTFP) has started consultations with IPPs to determine an appropriate level of tariff. This follows the Federal Government’s directive to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to review electricity subsidy to ensure that the tariffs reflect the cost of power supply.

Nigeria to resuscitate dams for electricity generation

  • 2010-08-06 06:04:07
  • David Flin

As part of its efforts to boost power supply in the country, the Nigerian Government has said that it is compiling studies of all the abandoned dams across the country in order to resuscitate them for electricity generation.

IDB and AfDB to support Nigerian power project

  • 2010-07-16 05:26:47
  • David Flin

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have announced that they will jointly be supporting the Mambilla Hyrdo Power Project in Nigeria.