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

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Latest News

Energy Commission of Nigeria to Collaborate with the Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State, on Renewable Energy

The Director General of Energy Commission of Nigeria, Prof. E. J. Bala, 23rd September,2020 received the Vice Chancellor of Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State, Prof. Armayau Hamisu Bichi at the headquarters of the Commission. According to Prof. Armaya’u, he and his team were at the Energy Commission of Nigeria to interact with the DG/CEO and his management purposely to look for . . .   Read More

(L-R) The Director General, Energy Commission of Nigeria Prof E. J. Bala and Vice Chancellor, Federal University, Dutsin Ma Katsina, Prof. Armaya’u Hamisu Bichi

Group photograph by the visiting team and the Management of Energy Commission of Nigeria

Upcoming Events

Postponement of the National Energy Summit 2020

This is to regrettably inform you that the National Energy Summit 2020 scheduled to hold from 19th -20th March 2020 at The Wells Carlton Hotel & Apartments, Asokoro, Abuja, has been postponed until a later date. The postponement is due to the growing concerns about the spread of Coronavirus worldwide, which has resulted in international flight cancellations and its consequential effects on our international collaborators and participants. A new date would be . . .  Read More


Invitation to Financial Bid Opening for Category A (Works) (New)

With reference to our Advertisement in the Daily Trust and Nation Newspapers as well as in the Federal Tender Journal, all of Monday, July 06, 2020 for Invitation to Tender for the Commission’s 2020 Capital Appropriation. The Energy Commission of Nigeria, after due process is pleased to invite the under listed companies that are successful in their Technical Bid to participate in its Financial Bid opening scheduled for Wednesday, October 28, 2020 by 10am at the Commission's premises in the presence of ...   Read More

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Postponement of Opening of Request for Proposal (RfP) (New)

The Energy Commission of Nigeria wish to inform prospective bidders and the general public that the deadline for Submission and opening of Request for Proposal (RfP) earlier rescheduled for Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 10am has be postponed to the next day due to unforeseen Id El Maulud Celebration.In the light of the above, the opening of the RfP will now hold on Friday, October 30, 2020 by 10am at the Commission’s premises ...   Read More

ADDENDUM: Invitation to Tender 2020

Further to our advertisement on the Tender Journal (Volume 16 No. 11), the Nation and the Daily Trust Newspapers of Monday, July 6, 2020, the Commission wish to notify all prospective bidders of Lot 29A and other Transformer Installation related projects, to submit amongst other requirements, evidence of current NEMSA Licence (valid till December 31, 2020) for contractors in the electric power sector issued by . . .   See Detail Here

Invitation to Tender and Expression of Interest (EOI) for Year 2020

In compliance with the Public Procurement Act 2007, the Energy Commission wishes to undertake the procurement of works/services under the 2020 capital projects. Experienced and competent contractors/consultants are invited to apply for the Technical and Financial bids under category A and submit Expression of Interest (EOI) under category B of the various projects of the Commission for the 2020 fiscal year . . . See Detail Here

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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.