DisCos, TCN mismatch causing low electricity suppy- NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Commission (NERC) has revealed there is a divergence between generated capacity and transmitted and distributed capacity. NERC blamed both the Nigerian electricity distribution companies (DisCos) and Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) as being the weak links in the Nigerian electricity supply chain, saying they are to be blamed for the electricity crisis […]

Experts say mini-grids, powered by renewable, can move Nigerians from poverty


The conversation around mini-grids powered by renewable energy has been unceasing in Nigeria as the industry stakeholders continue to express optimism about the scalability of this alternative energy system, and as a result, this relentless push for mini grids is gaining traction as the sector continues to grow and expand. In Nigeria, energy access and […]

Result based financing to drive mini-grid growth in Africa


African Development Bank (AfDB) in an attempt to drive the growth of mini-grids is developing a continent wide results based financing (RBF) facility, African Mini-grid Developers Association (AMDA) has said. Results based financing (RBF) is not a relatively new type of financing but is now considered as highly effective. A key feature of the financing […]

Nigeria’s privatisation agency assures House committee on PSRP capacity to tackle liquidity issues in power sector

Nigeria's Privatisation Agency

Nigeria’s privatization agency, the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has assured the House of Representatives’ committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation on the capacity of the Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP) to tackle the lingering liquidity issues in the power sector. “PSRP is robust enough to ensure viability of the power sector and manage the liquidity […]