Nigeria Zungeru HPP completed.

Nigeria Zungeru HPP completed.

The China National Electric Engineering Company (CNEEC) has disclosed that the Zungeru 700mw hydroelectric power plant in Niger State is at 47 per cent completion stage. The Deputy Project Manager, Mr. Xiao Nie, told journalists that the $1.29bn (about N473bn) project was expected to be completed in 2020. He explained that the project was made […]

Nigerian Plateau signs MoU with firm for 32Mw hydro plant.

Nigerian Plateau signs MoU with firm for 32Mw hydro plant.

The Plateau State Government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with William Duncan Hydro Electricity Limited to construct a 32 megawatts hydropower plant in Kwol, Bassa local government council of the state. According to the state commissioner for water resources and energy, Mr. Jafaru Wuyep, the project when completed will boost and bring stability in […]

Niger demands 13% derivation from its hydro dams’ power generation.

Niger demands 13% derivation from its hydro dams’ power generation.

Besides its normal share from the national grid, Niger State government is demanding 13 percent derivation allocation of electricity generated from three electricity generating hydro dams – Shiroro, Jebba and Kainji – all located in the state. Niger State has no rival claiming to be the nation’s power state because Nigerians depend largely on electricity […]

Small hydro-projects can revolutionise Nigeria’s industrial sector.

Small hydro-projects can revolutionise Nigeria’s industrial sector.

Dr. Ezedinma Chuma is the Officer in Charge of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Regional Office, Nigeria.  He had worked as the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor for European Union’s Support to Reforming Institutions and as Chief of Party for United States Agency for International Development, Nigeria. He was at one point a Senior […]

North South Power partners with Nigerian Minister of Water Resources.

North South Power partners with Nigerian Minister of Water Resources.

Nigerian Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu on Wednesday said that the Federal Government is partnering the North South Power Company Ltd., in the development of existing dams for power generation, Vanguard reports. Adamu said “The ministry is thinking toward that direction of partnership with the private sector in the development of the new and existing infrastructure […]

Nigerian government to accelerate work on four HPPs.

Nigerian government to accelerate work on four HPPs.

The Federal Government yesterday said it will accelerate work on four hydropower plants in order to boost electricity supply in Nigeria. Nigerian Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), said government will increase work on Gurara hydropower plant phase one and phase two, Zungeru, Dadin Kowa and Mambilla power plants to solve the […]