About This Policy Commission
The Energy Policy Commission (EPC) is a platform aimed at addressing and removing bottlenecks, identifying viable opportunities and developing effective frameworks to expand and scale the energy industry across the renewable energy, oil and condensates, and power and gas subsectors. The overarching mandate of the EPC is to facilitate the adoption of various energy-related Nigerian Economic Summit recommendations with a view to fast-tracking growth and development of the economy.
Objective: 1) To improve power supply reliability to meet growing demand; 2) To strengthen the power sector's institutional framework and increase transparency. 3) To implement clear policies that promote and encourage investor confidence in the sector. 4) To establish a contract-based electricity market.
Objective: • Development and operation of a national monitoring database system to quantify the amounts of renewable energy penetration in our national energy mix by documenting the numbers/size of importation and installations. • Provide support to project developers by creating business-to-business linkages and access to affordable finance to enable the creation of large-pipeline of projects • Support the creation of Off-Grid electrification plans and an enabling environment for project development activities, including tax regime
Objective: • Transparent and clear implementation of gas policy, regulation, institutional & commercial framework to induce private sector investment • Trigger and develop a new cadre of competent midstream players and ensure long-term partnerships with the new players for the marketing and monetization of Non Associated Gas in the future
Oil and Condensates
Objective: 1. To engage extensively and bi-laterally with key stakeholders and ensure inclusiveness in the discussions and final version of the PIGB 2. To create and implement an advocacy strategy for achieving a presidential assent to the PIGB 3. Support the presidential Economic Management Team and the PIGB-Technical Team to arrive at a mutually acceptable compromise while ensuring the principles of transparency and accountability are enshrined and without returning the process to the prior deadlock with earlier versions of the PIB.
There are currently no events for this policy commission
Milestones & Current Intiatives
- A Stakeholders’ validation workshop on the Way Forward for the Nigerian Power Sector was held on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, where stakeholders at the meeting deliberated on actionable agenda for the reform of the Energy sector.
- The Policy Commission developed a Policy Brief on the Nigerian Electricity and Alternative Electricity Power Supply Sector. The Policy Brief outlined the role of electricity in reversing adverse socioeconomic outcomes, facilitating industrialisation, improving job creation and engendering economic growth and development. It also highlighted the current challenges in the power sector and recommended.
- Recommendations from the workshop will be used to engage the presidency and presidential candidates.
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