Expect Power Outage in Ikoyi, VI for Five Days – Eko Disco

Major areas under the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) coverage; Ikoyi, Victoria Island and part of Lagos Island, will experience total power outage from May 24 to May 28.  This was announced by the Disco’s General Manager, Corporate Communications, Mr Godwin Idemudia in a statement on Monday. According to the company, the outage is meant to…

Ghana Set To Get Africa’s First LPG Fired Power Plant

As GE handles 400 MW Bridge Power project Ghana’s 400 megawatt (MW) greenfield project, which is world’s largest plant of its kind and first in Africa is meant to supply electricity to the Bridge Power plant project in Tema. The project, currently being supplied with power generation equipment by General Electric, will provide enough electricity…

Ambode Urges Iru/Victoria Island Residents To Protect Street lights

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode recently advised residents of Iru/Victoria Island areas of the state to take ownership of public facilities provided in their domain during the commissioning of street light project in Kofo Abayomi Street in Victoria Island, Lagos. Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Olawale Oluwo said on behalf…

Ikeja Electric says no total blackout during maintenance works

The Ikeja Electric has assured its consumers that there would be no total blackout during maintenance exercise to be carried out by Transmission Company of Nigeria contrary to recent rumours. IE had on March 4 announced that there would be an interruption in power supply to some areas within its network from March 6 to…

‘We are creating enabling environment for renewable energy usage’

The National Co-ordinator of “Operation Light Up Rural Nigeria” (O-LURN) and Senior Special Assistant to the Minister of Power on Access to power, Dr. Albert Okorogu takes Nigerian Newsdirect’s Yusuf Hassan through the ongoing efforts of the ministry towards achieving the sterling objectives of the rural electrification initiative recently launched by President Goodluck Jonathan. Dr.…

National Assembly urged to enact law for electricity asset vandalism

Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) successor firms have pushed for the enactment of law to prosecute electricity installations’ vandalism in the country. The Managing Director of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC), Mr. Jon Abbas made the request when the Senate Committee on Privatisation was on who were on oversight visit to privatized…