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FGN Power Company’s Commissioning of Ajah Mobile Substation Marks Milestone in Nigeria’s Power Sector Revitalisation for Phase 1 of Presidential Power Initiative (PPI)

LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA – Today marked a significant chapter in Nigeria’s ongoing efforts to enhance its power supply with the commissioning of the 63MVA, 132/33kV Ajah Mobile Substation, a crucial element of the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI). The ceremony, held at the Ajah Transmission Substation in Lagos State, evidenced improvements in transmission capacity and reliability […]

Hon. Minister of Power Commissions Five Projects Under Phase I of the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI).

27th February 2024 The Honourable Minister of Power Commissions Five State Projects Under the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI). These states, includes Okene in Kogi State, Amukpe in Delta State, Potiskum in Yobe State, Apo in Abuja, and Ihovbor in Edo State, collectively mark a leap forward in the nation’s quest for energy sufficiency. Under the […]

Ministerial Retreat: Integrated National Electricity Policy and Strategic Implementation Plan (INEP-SIP)

The Federal Ministry of Power convened a pivotal 3-day ministerial retreat from December 12th to 14th, centered around the theme of the Integrated National Electricity Policy and Strategic Implementation Plan (INEP-SIP): Navigating and Aligning on the Path to Enhanced Electricity Reliability. This retreat marks a crucial inaugural step towards the establishment of the INEP-SIP, mandated […]

Accelerated Agreement Signing at COP28

President Bola Tinubu and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz joined forces in Dubai to witness the signing of a pivotal agreement to accelerate the implementation of the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI) to enhance electricity supply in Nigeria. The agreement, sealed at the COP28 climate summit, outlines a comprehensive modernization and expansion plan for the transmission, distribution […]

Bilateral Talks between Nigerian and German Officials Propel the Acceleration of the PPI and Strengthen Focus on Improving Transmission Network

BERLIN, Germany– In a significant breakthrough, discussions between Vice Chancellor, Robert Habeck, and key representatives from Nigeria have paved the way for the accelerated implementation of the Presidential Power Initiative (PPI). The Nigerian delegation, comprising Honourable Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr. Wale Edun, Honourable Minister of Power, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, […]

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 FGN Power Company – PPI mega power transformers to deliver 96MW to consumers

By Udeme Akpan, Energy Editor The arrival of FGN Power Company-Presidential Power Initiative, PPI, mega power transformers in Nigeria would deliver additional 96 megawatts, MW to consumers.ADVERTISING The transformers, manufactured by Siemens Energy arrived the Lagos Port about a week ago, under the PPI, which aims at increasing Nigeria’s supply to 7,000MW, 11,000MW and 25,000MW […]

FG, Siemens target 2,000MW under Presidential Power Initiative

By Guardian Nigeria The Federal Government and Siemens Energy have taken steps toward the realisation of 2,000 megawatts under the Phase 1 of the Presidential Power Initiative, PPI. The Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu had engaged Siemens’ Executive Management and Chief Executive Officer, FGN Power Company, Christian Bruche, to expedite actions on the production of […]

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