THE GUARDIAN - Three years after the privatisation of the Nigeria power sector, generation has remained below 5,000 Mega Watts (MW). This energy deficit has hampered economic growth and prevented investments in the country.

The challenges facing the power sector have been attributed to the high debt profile of power firms, unfavourable tariff structure and gas pipeline vandalism.

Experts at the just concluded yearly Power and Utilities Round Table, organised by PricewaterhouseCoopers in Lagos, believed that off-grid and small-scale energy solutions that generate electricity closer to end users will also bolster productive uses of energy and income generation in the country.


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