Coal Power generation – Commission Grants Licence for 500mw power plant

In a bid to boost power supply in the country, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has granted an operating licence to Trombay Power Generation Limited for a 500 MegaWatts power plant.

Chairman of NERC, Dr. Sam Amadi who handed over the licence to the company in Abuja on Wednesday, January 28, lauded the company’s President, Jitendes Kumar Sachdeva, for the thorough process the bid was subjected to in the course of the application for the coal-powered plant.

Amadi, who pointed that the coal power plant is becoming important in the effort to diversify the nation’s fuel source, expressed hope that the firm would adhere to the released timelines in constructing the firm’s power plant.

The 500mw power plant is to be located at Wajari village along Dadinkowa Road, Yamaltu local government area of Gombe state.


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