FG Signs $463 Million agreement for distribution lines upgrade with Chinese consortium

To enhance the availability of electricity to homes and businesses nationwide, the Federal Government of Nigeria, represented by the Ministry of Power, has signed $463 million distribution lines upgrade contract with a Chinese consortium. The contract to be financed by the China Exim Bank has both off-shore and significant on-shore content. In a statement by […]

Siemens power deal phase one reaches 80% completion- FGN Power Company

Phase one of the Siemens power deal under the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI) is 80% complete according to the FGN Power Company. The pilot project which is described as a quick-win intervention strategy, aims to address immediate constraints in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI). The successful implementation of projects under Phase 1 is expected […]

Arrival of PPI’s Mobile Substation

The Presidential Power Initiative (PPI) project for Phase 1 is underway and has recorded notable successes. The Pilot Project is a quick-win intervention strategy which will unlock immediate constraints in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) through the deployment of Ten (10) Power Transformers and Ten (10) Mobile Substations across the country. The Mobile Substation, […]

Apo Transformer Energization

FGN Power Company has completed the installation and energization of the 60MVA, 132/33kV power transformer at Apo Transmission Substation. The newly installed Apo transformer has replaced the 45 MVA 132/33 kV transformer that is no longer in service. This replacement will ensure steady and dependable supply at the transmission level to approximately 5,000 households and […]

PTI Stakeholder Workshop: A Year in Review

FGN Power Company is holding a 3-day workshop on April 25th- 27th, 2023, for the Power Training Institute (PTI) workstream under the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI) in collaboration with our implementation partners Siemens AG and Siemens Energy. The PTI is intended to train engineers and build capacity in power system simulation, network studies, and system […]

Ongoing installation at Apo Transmission Substation

The FGN Power Company Managing Director, Mr. Kenny Anuwe accompanied by the Chief Technical Officer, Engr Idowu Oyebanjo visited Apo Transmission Substation to inspect and engage the installation team for updates on the ongoing installation of the 60MVA Power Transformer at Apo Transmission Substation under Phase 1-A of the Presidential Power Initiative( PPI).

Apo Transmission Substation Site Inspection

The Honorable Minister of Power, Engr.Abubakar D. Aliyu accompanied by the MD/CEO, of FGN Power Company, Mr. Kenny Anuwe, inspecting the ongoing installation of the PPI’s 60 MVA 132/33 kV Power Transformer at Apo, Transmission Substation, Abuja under phase 1 of the Presidential Power Initiative. The PPI’s 60 MVA 132/33kV at the Apo Transmission Substation […]

Electricity: We’ll commission power transformers delivered by Siemens in November, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said he would commission the two power transformers delivered by Siemens in November. This came as he restated the commitment of his government to the partnership with Siemens and the German Government to improve electricity generation in the country. Buhari made these commitments while receiving the officials of Siemens Energy AG at […]

FG Set To Inaugurate Nigeria-Siemens Power Deal Equipment

Nigeria is set to witness improved power supply with installation and inauguration of the first set of power equipment procured under the Presidential Power Initiative (IPP), through the Nigeria-Siemens power deal. Gatekeepers News reports that the Federal Government hinted that the inauguration would begin in the next two or three weeks. Chief Executive Officer, Federal […]

FG restates target of 7,000 megawatts by 2024

By Benjamin Alade Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, FGN Power Company, Kenny Anuwe has said the Federal Government is committed to increasing Nigeria’s current capacity of electricity generation from 5, 000 megawatts to 7,000 megawatts by 2024. Anuwe said this is part of Presidential Power Initiative (PPI), a programme of the Federal Government that was set […]

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