Welcome to Energy Commission of Nigeria

The Energy Commission of Nigeria came to being through the enabling Act No. 62 of 1979, as amended by Act No. 32 of 1988 and Act No. 19 of 1989 (see ECN Act.)

The Commission commenced operation in 1989 after the meeting of the Heads of ECOWAS on 29th May 1982 in Cotonou, where a decision was taken that each member state should establish by law,a body within the machinery of government, to be charged with the responsibility for coordinating and supervising all energy functions and activities within each Member State and may be called ENERGY COMMISSION of each Member State (see for Official Journal of ECOWAS, Protocols, Decisions & Directives, Vol. 4, June 1982, pg 50).

Vision & Mission

Latest News

National Energy and Climate Change Summit 2019

Thursday, 11th - Friday 12th October | 2019

The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) in collaboration with the International Energy Chartter (IECh)an inter-governmental agency based in Brussels, Belgium are organzing a National Energy and Climate Change Summit...   Read More

Upcoming Events

12th NAEE/IAEE Annual International Conference

14 - 16 April, 2019 | Abuja

2050 Energy Calculator Workshop

Abuja, Nigeria

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Policy Maker

ECN is the apex government organ empowered to carry out overall energy sector planning and policy implementation

Policy Maker


ECN is the apex government in charge of all energy journals and papers in Nigeria


National Energy Databank

ECN by mandate is the main go to area for all energy data and statistics in Nigeria

Energy Databank