The electrical grid is undeniably essential to our society and economy. The electric transmission and distribution (T&D) network moves energy from multiple sources of generation to homes, businesses, hospitals, universities, schools, and government agencies. It is the utility’s responsibility within its regulatory compact to ensure that power is transmitted safely Read More
People working from home during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic have been urged to be careful with their electrical devices.
Safety experts have specifically warned about overloading sockets, daisy chaining, and charging devices on beds during lockdown.
Electrical Safety First, a charity dedicated to at-home safety, is concerned that many may be putting Read More
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) Tuesday said there will be no increase in electricity tariff for end-use customers until July.
NERC had in a December 2019 Minor Review of Multi-Year Tariff Order 2015 and Minimum Remittance Order for the Year 2020 disclosed that it would increase tariff from April 1st 2020.
But Read More
There may be a ray of hope in the hydro power subsector if stakeholders, including the Federal Government, can put in place water storage facilities and good generators that will enable hydro plants work effectively. By so doing, the hydro power stations will be able to complement gas plants to Read More
Microgrids are generally defined as geographically smaller electrical systems which can be connected to larger grids to operate interconnected but importantly can disconnect from the larger grid and operate in an isolated or “island” mode. Historically these have included smaller based loaded fossil fueled power generators to support operations when Read More
The persistent inability of power Distribution Companies (DisCos) to provide prepaid meters to consumers across the country has worsened amid high import duties and the outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in China and other countries.
With over five million Nigerian households still facing estimated billing, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) Read More
Any device that sends out a Wi-Fi signal also emits terahertz waves —electromagnetic waves with a frequency somewhere between microwaves and infrared light. These high-frequency radiation waves, known as “T-rays,” are also produced by almost anything that registers a temperature, including our own bodies and the inanimate objects around us.
Terahertz Read More
The Future For Digital Inclusion Platforms: A New Model For Innovation. The only constant is change,” said Heraclitus the ancient Greek philosopher.
With the unprecedented rate of change happening in the energy sector today should we not update this statement to be more in line with our 21st century reality?
“The only Read More
The Transmission Company of Nigeria on announced that it had repaired one of its 60MVA 132/33kV power transformers in its Sokoto Transmission Substation, as latest industry figures showed that unavailability of gas stalled the generation of 4,024.5 megawatts of electricity.
TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, said the transformer developed Read More
Schneider Electric has launched Uniflair, its first rack mounted data centre cooling solution designed to help businesses with their edge computing developments and initiatives.
The Uniflair Rack Mounted Cooling 3.5kW, DX solution specifically targets customers looking for rack-based cooling for micro data centres and edge computing where space can be at Read More