In Part 1 of this series we looked at what constituted the Eligible Customer policy directive, the categories of Eligible Customers and its impact on the NESI.
The Impact of the ELIGIBLE CUSTOMER REGULATION 2017 (Part 1)
The then Minister of Power, Works and Housing made a declaration taking effect on 19 May 2017 which allows eligible consumers purchase electrical power from generating companies (GenCos), this declaration was in accordance with section 27 Electric Power Sector Reform Act (EPSRA) 2005
The Off-Grid Sector, the Opportunities and Challenges for Investors
For a population of about 200 million, Nigeria needs 180,000MW of power, but generates 4,500MW. The transmission company (TCN), which evacuates generated power to distribution companies, has a transmission capacity of 8,100MW, but can evacuate only about half of the current installed capacity. The TCN is the weakest link in the electricity network. As a …