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).

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The Nigeria 2050 Calculator: A tool to plot and explore Nigeria Pathways for Climate Change mitigation

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Nigeria Energy Calculator 2050 (NECAL2050) Stakeholders’ Engagement Meeting

Energy Commission of Nigeria and Federal Ministry of Environment with the support of UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) organized an engagement meeting of stakeholders on Nigeria Energy Calculator 2050 (NECAL2050). The meeting held on . . .   Read More

From Left: Mr Emmanuel O. Taiwo, representative of the British High Commissioner to Nigeria; Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Honourable Minister of Science and Technology; and Prof. Eli Jidere Bala, Director-General/CEO, Energy Commission of Nigeria at the Opening Ceremony.

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The attention of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) has been drawn to various advertisements on social media on a purported 2021 recruitment exercise. The public is hereby informed that all such claims are untrue. People are hereby encouraged to always confirm any such claims from authentic contacts of the ECN, viz. phone: +2348051128884 and email: officialmail@energy.gov.ng

List of Successful Companies Shortlisted for the Award of Contract of 2020 Capital Projects

The underlisted successful companies are required to come to the Procurement Office at the ground floor with the original copy of their CAC Certificate for sighting to enable them collect the letter of contract award, from Monday 23rd November, 2020. Successful contractors are also advised to submit their acceptance letters and complete their Agreement Forms immediately to enable them ...   Read More

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Policy Maker

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


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.