PHCN


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PHCN

Abbreviation for:
Public Health Commissioning Network
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Nigeria, which has a population of 167m, has been grappling with a perennial shortage of power supply owing to the perceived inefficiency of PHCN, which is currently being unbundled to make it attractive for investors that had indicated interest in managing electricity for the country.
However, given the fact that not all the active staff and retirees/NOKs of the defunct PHCN were verified, the National Council on Privatisation (NCP) at its meeting of April 16, 2015, directed the Bureau to continue with the process of verification and payment of outstanding cases until a final resolution was achieved.
According to the statement items recovered from the suspects includes: transmission cables, water pipes, metal cables and PHCN armoured cables amongst others.
The PHCN paid $0.20/m British thermal units (Btu) for most of 2010 but this was scheduled to increase fivefold to $1/m Btu at the end of 2010 if national generating capacity reached 4.7GW as planned.
Regarding the power space, Tobin has revealed that numerous Indonesian prepaid meter manufacturers are prepared and eager to forge partnership with new investors, which have acquired the assets of the previous Power Holding Company (PHCN).
Before privatisation, the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) used to be in charge of generation, transmission and distribution of electricity but by 2013 the generation and distribution aspects were unbundled and sold to private investors - power generation companies and distribution companies (GenCos and DisCos) - while the Federal Government retained ownership of regulatory and transmission aspects through the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
The privatisation of the PHCN improved the power supply in the country, but transmission was a major setback, due to the network being old and weak.
Similar reforms have been attempted in the power sector, with the transformation of the National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) into the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN).
Since BEDC took over from PHCN in their coverage areas, they do not have any official obligations.
The Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) has awarded the Zuru-Yauri electrification rehabilitation contract to Haida Energy Company.
* N903.9m for the TransSahara Gas Pipeline, N6.7bn for the calabar-umuahiaAjaokuta Gas Pipeline, N10.3bn for the AjaokutaAbuja-Kano pipeline and N1.1bn for the Gas Supply Pipeline to PHCN Delta IV.