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SO IBOM POWER IS PRODUCING? WHY DON’T WE HAVE LIGHT?

This is a frequently asked question by most Akwa Ibom State residents especially when they heard Ibom power produced for 195 days stretch without outage. Where did the power go? They asked. It is a fair question considering that by design Akwa Ibom State ought to be the primary beneficiary of Ibom power output. Unfortunately, […]

HOPE ARISES FOR GENCOS AS FG APPROVES N701 BILLION BAILOUT

There seems to be light at the end of the tunnel for on-grid power generation stations in Nigeria as the Federal Government (FG) has approved a N701 billion Power Assurance Guarantee for the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET). The Minister of Power, Workings and Housing, Babatunde Fashola who made the disclosure said the guarantee is […]

POWER GENERATION RISES TO 4,043MW AS GAS SUPPLY IMPROVES

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says the nation’s power generation rose from 3,528 megawatts (MW) to 4,043 megawatts between February 1 and 15, The Guardian reports. Ibom Power plant, which is one of the 22 gas-fired power plants in Nigeria, resumed operation earlier this week and is currently contributing about 100MW to the nation’s […]

IBOM POWER BACK ON STREAM, PUMPS 100MW TO THE NATIONAL GRID

Akwa Ibom State Government owned Ibom power plant is now producing and contributing about 100MW of electricity to the national grid. Shortly after it recorded 195 days without outage, Ibom plant was shut down on the 21st of October, 2016 due to maintenance work done on Accugas facility. Explaining the reason behind the plant shutdown, […]

NEW NERC COMMISSIONERS INAUGURATED

As stipulated by Electric Power Sector Reform Act, 2005 (EPSRA 2005), six people from the geo‐political zones in Nigeria have been inaugurated as Commissioners of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). They include, the Vice Chairman, Sanusi Garba (North West); Musiliu Oseni (South West); Dafe Akpeneye (South-South); Okafor Nwoye (South-East); Nathan Shatti (North East), and […]

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