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


The Nigeria 2050 Calculator: A tool to plot and explore Nigeria Pathways for Climate Change mitigation

Latest News


UNEP-ECN Collaboration on Promoting Clean Captive Installations for Industrial Clients in Sub-Sahara Africa

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in partnership with its collaborating centre at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (FS), is implementing “Clean Captive Installations for Industrial Clients in Sub-Sahara Africa (CICSA)” in four African countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa as part of efforts towards meeting . . .  Read More


Committee of Deans of Engineering and Technology of Nigerian Universities (CODET) paid a courtesy call on the Director General/CEO on Friday, 15th November 2019. The delegation was led by the present Commissioner of Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, Niger State, Engr. Dr. Abubakar Barka Aliyu (Immediate past chairman, CODET)​. The group photograph shows Engr. Aliyu standing beside Professor Bala.


The Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE) presented a Distinguished Merit Award of the Institution to the DG/CEO, ECN, Prof. Engr. E. J. Bala FNSE, FNIMechE, in recognition of his exemplary contributions to mechanical engineering practice and professional development. The award was presented to him at his office on Friday, 15th November 2019 by the National Chairman of NIMechE, Engr. Robinson Elijah.


The UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy paid a visit to the Energy Commission of Nigeria on Nigeria Energy Calculator 2050 Project, on Wednesday, 30th October, 2019. Jointly, the Energy Calculator Software application has been developed and hosted (see this website). In the picture below, the Team Lead, Ms. Aylett poses beside the DG/CEO, ECN, Prof. E. J. Bala along with other members of the delegation and some management staff of ECN .


The Institute for the Studies and Practice of Non-Violence, Nigeria, (ISPN) on Friday, 11th October 2019 honoured the Director General, ECN, Prof Eli Jidere Bala FNSE, FAEng, with an award as ICON OF PEACE AND SERVICE .

Award Being Presented by the Leader of the ISPN Team

DG ECN, ECN Management and ISPN


The Director General, ECN, Prof Eli Jidere Bala FNSE, FAEng, on Friday, 11th October 2019 was honoured with an award as ICON OF HOPE by the Gombe State National Youth Service Corpers Association of Nigeria, (GSNYSCAN) FCT Chapter.

Award Being Presented by the Leader of the GSNYSCAN Team

Group Photograph of DG, ECN with the GSNYSCAN Members

DG ECN, ECN Management and GSNYSCAN Members


Mr. President Approves DG, ECN As Focal Point On Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI)

The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has approved the designation of the Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), Professor Eli Jidere, as Nigeria’s focal point on. . .   Read More

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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.