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


ECN Inaugurates Merit and Long Service Award Committee

Further to its resolve to drive the welfare of its staff deeper, the Energy Commission of Nigeria inaugurated a Committee on Staff Merit and Long Service Award on Tuesday, 24th March 2020. Charging the Committee members, the Director General/CEO Professor Eli Jidere Bala asked them to come up with . . .  Read More

Director General/CEO, Professor Eli Jidere Bala with Members of the Merit and Long Service Award Committee


Benue State Seeks Collaboration with ECN

The Benue State government has expressed its desire to collaborate with the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) for the enhancement of energy access in the state. To this end, the Honourable Commissioner for Energy, Science and Technology, Dr. Godwin E. Oyiwona in company of some . . .  Read More

Director General/CEO, Professor Eli Jidere Bala in a chat with Benue State Commissioner for Energy, Science and Technology, Dr. Godwin E. Oyiwona


Prof. Bala and Dr. Oyiwona with some management staff of the Commission, Technical Assistant to DG and staff of Benue State Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology

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

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List of Successful Companies Shortlisted for the Award of Contract for 2019 Capital Projects

The underlisted successful companies are required to come to the Procurement Office of the Energy Commission of Nigeria Headquarters, at the ground floor with the original copy of their . . .   Read More


Invitation to Attend the Financial Bid Opening of 2019 Capital Projects - Works

With reference to our Advertisement in the Triumph, the Nation Newspapers as well as in the Federal Tender Journal, of Monday, 26th August, 2019 for technical and Financial Bids of the various projects of . . . .  Read More


Invitation to Attend the Financial Bid Opening of 2019 Consultancy Capital Projects

With reference to our Advertisement in the Triumph, the Nation Newspapers as well as in the Federal Tender Journal, of Monday, 26th August, 2019 for the Expression of Interest (EoI) and Request for Proposals (RFP) of the Consultancy Services for . . . .   Read More


Change Of Date: An Addendum To 2019 Capital Projects: Invitation To Tender/ Expression Of Interest

Further to our earlier advertisement placed on the Federal Tender Journal and The Nation Newspaper of Monday, August 26, 2019, and Triumph Newspaper of Friday, August 30, 2019, inviting interested. . . .   Read More


2019 Capital Projects: Invitation To Tender/ Expression Of Interest

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, and 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/services under the 2019 capital projects. . . .   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.

E-Library

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.