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

Latest News

EE-SUTs and Country Energy Account: UNECA & NBS Visits ECN For Collaboration

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), paid a visit to the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) on 10th July 2019 . . .   Read More

ICPC Inaugurates ECN Anti-Corruption And Transparency Unit (ACTU)

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has inaugurated the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) chapter of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU). . .  Read More

UK 2050 Calculator Team Visits Energy Commission

A team of experts in energy/emission modeling, known as UK 2050 Calculator paid a courtesy visit to the Energy Commission on 24th May 2019. . .   Read More

Upcoming Events

Nigeria Alternative Energy Expo 2019

15 - 17 October, 2019 | Abuja

Future Energy Nigeria

12 - 13 November, 2019 | Lagos


VACANCY: International Renewable Energy Agency

Energy Commission of Nigeria, ECN, the National Focal Point for International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on behalf of Nigeria, is happy to convey the following vacancy announcement . . .

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.