HOW TO GET A PREPAID METER IN ABUJA, NASSARAWA, NIGER AND KOGI STATE (AEDC)

Since the privatization of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), the industry has been faced with the huge burden of metering customers by the eleven distribution companies. Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) which is saddled with the responsibility of Distributing electricity in Abuja, Niger, Nassarawa, and Kogi state have been making concerted efforts at reducing…

W’Bank approves $350m for REA’s solar power projects in schools, others

The World Bank has disclosed that Nigeria will get $350 million from the $2.1 billion it recently approved for it, to push through its electrification programme expected to provide electricity for 2.5 million people and 70,000 micro, small and medium enterprises. The $2.1 billion concessionary loan is expected to support the funding of seven projects…

The power sector in Nigeria should be driven by private funding – Damilola Ogunbiyi MD/CE R.E.A

  “The power sector in Nigeria should be driven by private funding, innovation and technology, which can achieve access much faster than the public sector. It needs to be a private sector-driven [energy] access model for Nigeria.”   Damilola Ogunbiyi, Rural Electrification Agency, February 2018 Recent research by Power for All’s on-the-ground country campaign finds that…