• Organization TypeIndependent/None
  • HeadquartersNigeria
  • Founded2005

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is an independent regulatory body with authority for the regulation of the electric power industry in Nigeria. NERC was formed in 2005 under the Obasanjo administration’s economic reform agenda through the Electric Power Sector Reform Act, 2005 for formation and review of electricity tariffs, transparent policies regarding subsidies, promotion of policies that are efficient and environmentally friendly, and also including forming and enforcing of standards in the creation and use of electricity in Nigeria. NERC was instituted primarily to regulate the tariff of Power Generating companies owned or controlled by the government, and any other generating company which has a license for power generation and transmission of energy, and distribution of electricity.
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Staff at Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) have experience in


  • power generation
  • solar / wind / biofuels
  • climate change
  • economic policy
  • community


  • nigeria
  • niger
  • ghana
  • benin
  • sierra leone


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices

  • Nigeria (headquarters)
  • Abuja
  • NERC Building, Plot 1387 Cadastral Zone A00, Central Business District Abuja, Nigeria