Power Sector And Other Related News Stories For Thursday March 16th 2023

Posted by News Room March 16, 2023

Why We Are Rationing Power In Abuja, Others – AEDC

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, has blamed recent decision to ration power on poor energy supplies from power generators. 

AEDC covers the Federal Capital Territory, Nasarawa, Niger and Kogi States and made this disclosure in a notice to customers. 

The Disco blamed the decision to ration electricity across its franchise on insufficient power allocation. 

AEDC said: “We would like to inform you that we are aware of the unstable power supply experienced in recent times essentially caused by insufficient power allocation. 


Power Supply Restored in Imo After Industrial Action – EEDC

THE Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) assured on Wednesday that power supply would be restored in all parts of Imo soon after NLC has called off its strike.

The face-off between the NLC and the state government led to total blackout in Owerri since Thursday and grounded the operations of the EEDC, which feeds power to Imo.

It also led to the sacking of the Imo Commissioner of Labour and Productivity, Mr Ford Ozumba by Gov. Hope Uzodinma on Saturday.


Schneider Electric Unveils Cost-Saving Energy Solutions

Sustainable energy multinational, Schneider Electric, has unveiled cost saving energy solutions while urging Nigerian industries to demonstrate efforts in building management systems for optimum operation. In a statement made available to New Telegraph, Schneider Electric Product Application Engineer, Tunde Olumuyiwa, stressed the necessity of value adding energy solutions due to a surge of energy cost the Nigerian landscape has witnessed in the past years. He noted the importance of using facility management solutions both with respect to cost effectiveness and sustainability goals.


World Consumer Rights Day: NCC Expresses Commitment to Transition to Renewable Energy

The Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, has expressed its commitment to the responsible use of the world’s resources, including protecting the environment by supporting the industry to transition to renewable energy.

The EVC, represented by the NCC’s Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management, Adeleke Adewolu, Spoke at the 2023 World Consumer Rights Day held in Abuja on Tuesday.


Africa Must Balance Energy Security With Transition, Say ARDA, Stakeholders

African Refiners and Distributors Association (ARDA) and stakeholders across the energy sector have asked Africa to prioritise as a short term goal its energy security despite the push for energy transition.

Warning that the surging population on the continent could widen energy need and increase environmental and health problems, the stakeholders, who converged onCape Town, South Africa, stressed that unless something was urgently done to revive refineries across the continent and bridge electricity access, projected development may remain a mirage.


African Refiners & Distribution Association (ARDA) Week 2023 Pushes for Increased Investments in …

The 2023 edition of the African Refiners & Distribution Association (ARDA) conference– which the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org), as the voice of the African energy sector, is participating – has kicked off in Cape Town.

In line with the AEC’s mandate to drive investments and collaboration across the continent’s entire energy value chain, the 2023 ARDA conference unites stakeholders across Africa’s downstream sector to discuss the continent’s pressing challenges as well as the opportunities for global investors with the aim of maximizing energy security in Africa.


Global Electricity TSO Profiles and Benchmarking Report 2023: Detailed Profiles of 202 Transmission System Operators Across 95 Countries

The fifth edition of the TSO Profiles and Benchmarking Report provides detailed profiles of around 202 transmission system operators (TSOs) and developers operating in 95 countries in six regions – North America, Latin America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

The report has seven distinct sections.

Part 1 provides the executive summary of the report.

Part 2 of the report discusses the key trends in the global electricity transmission sector. It analyses the past growth in network, evaluate the operational and financial performance of TSOs and examines past and future trends in capital expenditure.


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