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

Freedom of Information (FoI) Activities

Download the Approved National Energy Policy (Revised 2022)

Download the Approved National Energy Masterplan (Revised 2022)

Download the Renewable Energy Roadmap for Nigeria 2023 (REMap)

The Nigeria 2050 Calculator(NECAL2050): A tool to plot and explore Nigeria Pathways for Climate Change mitigation. To visit NECAL2050 go to necal.energy.gov.ng

Latest News

ECN Holds Validation Workshop on Nigerian Energy Calculator 2060

Energy Commission of Nigeria in collaboration with UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) organized a workshop on the Nigerian Energy Calculator 2060 (NECAL2060) which is an upgraded version of the Nigerian Energy Calculator 2050(NECAL2050). The New Version/Calculator is uniquely open and transparent energy planning and modelling tool that . . . Read More

The Director General, ECN, Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi with some of the participants.

Nigeria Association of Computing Students (NACOS) Pays Courtesy Visit to Energy Commission of Nigeria

The Nigeria Association of Computing Students (NACOS) paid a courtesy visit to the Director General Energy Commission of Nigeria Dr Mustapha Abdullahi on Tuesday, 28th November, 2023 at the Conference Room of the Commission's Headquarter. NACOS is the umbrella body for students studying Computer related courses in Nigeria and have been in existence for over two decades with its presence . . . Read More

The Director General, ECN, Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi flanked by the executives of the Nigeria Association of Computing Students(NACOS).

ECN DG Delivers Lecture at Defence College, Gives Assurances on Agency's Expertise in Coordinating Policies for the Energy Sector

The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) has given assurances of its readiness to take a pride of place as the lead agency for policy and planning in the energy sector at a time the country is attracting foreign investments in renewable energy projects. It also made a case for a more robust energy security plan for Nigeria in case of emergency situations while . . . Read More

Deputy Commandant, National Defence College, Major General Lawrence Fejokwu presenting a plaque to Director, Energy Management, ECN, Ibrahim Bolaji Sulu.

Upcoming Events

ECN, UNEP, Partners Set To Boost Stakeholders' Capacity, Launch 3 Study Reports

The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), with technical support from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and other partners, is gearing up to enhance the capacity of stakeholders in the sector, aiming to enforce energy performance standards for air conditioners in Nigeria. Scheduled for November 15, 2023, at the ECN headquarters, the one-day training workshop on air conditioners monitoring, verification and enforcement is part of the project implementation: "Scaling-Up Energy-Efficient and Climate-Friendly Cooling in Nigeria". The primary objective of the project is . . . . Read More

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Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi Resumes As DG/CEO, ECN

Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi assumed office as the 4th Director General of Energy Commission of Nigeria on Tuesday 24th October 2023. In his maiden address, the energy expert who has over a decade of experience from the Nigeria Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) with a significant background in the Energy and Space Technology sectors enumerated his vision for the Commission to include, assisting in the actualization of the Energy Transition Plan and that of the Research and Development funding . . . Read More


Addendum: Postponement of Technical Bid Opening for Categories “A” (Works) and “B” (Goods)

The Energy Commission of Nigeria wishes to inform prospective bidders and the general public that the Technical Bid Opening for Category A (Works) and Category B (Goods) of its 2023 Capital and Zonal Intervention Projects earlier scheduled for Tuesday, August 08, 2023 at 10am has been postponed to Tuesday, August 15, 2023 due to unforeseen circumstances.

In view of the above, the new deadline for bid submission for Category A (Works) and Category B (Goods) will now be on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 by 10am and the technical bid opening for the said Categories (“A” and “B”) will hold immediately at the Commission’s premises, Plot 701c Central Business District, Abuja.

The Commission regrets any inconvenience the shift in date may have caused you.

Thank you.

August 03, 2023

Procurement Advertisement (Tenders) For Works, Goods and Services - 2023 Capital Projects

The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) is the Government organ with the statutory mandate for the Strategic planning and Co-ordination of National Policies in the field of Energy in all its ramifications to ensure adequate, reliable, cost-effective and sustainable energy supply for nation’s economic and socio-political development. In compliance with the Public Procurement Act 2007, the Commission wishes to undertake the procurement of Works, Goods and Services under the 2023 capital projects.

Competent and Experience contractors/consultants are invited to apply for the Technical and Financial bids, and Expression of Interest (EOI) of the various projects of the Commission for the 2023 fiscal year.

See the details here

© June, 2023

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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.