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


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

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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Invitation to Financial Bid Opening for Category B (Consultancy Service)

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 Request for Proposal (RfP) to participate in its Financial Bid opening scheduled for Monday, November 09, 2020 by 10am at the Commission’s Conference Room, 4th Floor of its Complex, in the presence of bidders or their representatives ...   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.