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

Freedom of Information (FoI) Activities

Download the Approved National Energy Policy (Revised 2022)

Download the Approved National Energy Masterplan (Revised 2022)

Download the Renewable Energy Roadmap for Nigeria 2023 (REMap)

Special Project - Sustainable Cooling

The Nigeria 2050 Calculator(NECAL2050): A tool to plot and explore Nigeria Pathways for Climate Change mitigation. To visit NECAL2050 go to necal.energy.gov.ng

Latest News

ECN Management Meets Host Vice Chancellors of Its Six Energy Research Centers

The Director General Energy Commission of Nigeria Dr Mustapha Abdullahi hosted in Abuja, the Vice Chancellors and Directors of the Energy Research Centers cited in their respective universities. This was his first meeting with them since he assumed office . . . Read More

Director General, Dr Mustapha Abdullahi in a group photograph with the visiting host Vice Chancellors along with ECN Management Staff and the Directors of the six Energy Research Centers.

FG Officially Unveils the Gazette Copies of the National Energy Policy and National Energy Master Plan

The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) has officially unveiled the Gazette copies of the National Energy Policy and National Energy Master Plan, marking a monumental moment for Nigeria's energy sector.The unveiling event, held in Abuja, signified the government's steadfast commitment to strategic planning . . . Read More

The Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, Chief Geoffrey Nnaji, Special Adviser to the President on Energy, Mrs. Olu Verheijen and the DG ECN, Dr Abdullahi Mustapha accompanied by other distinguished dignitaries displaying copies of the unveiled documents.

G20 Brazil: Nigeria Commits to Clean Energy Transition and Climate Action

Nigeria proudly joins global leaders at the G20 in Brazil to underscore the pivotal role of energy transition in realizing clean, affordable energy access and achieving net zero emissions by 2050.In his remarks the Director General of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), Dr Mustapha Abdullahi said, "in a world where sustainable energy is the bedrock of economic growth and . . . Read More

The Director General, Energy Commission of Nigeria Dr Mustapha Abdullahi in one of the sections at G20 BRASIL 2024 Energy Summit.

Upcoming Events

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The attention of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) has been drawn to the presence of an impostor account on LinkedIn network in the name of Dr Mustapha Abdullahi, the DG of the ECN. The mentioned account is fake and a scam.

The authentic account of the DG, ECN is labelled Mustapha Abdullahi (PhD, CEng, MIMechE, SPE, Coren)

The public is hereby informed to disregard the fake LinkedIn account, and actions are being taken to attend to the impostor.

Thank you.

Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi Resumes As DG/CEO, ECN

Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi assumed office as the 4th Director General of Energy Commission of Nigeria on Tuesday 24th October 2023. In his maiden address, the energy expert who has over a decade of experience from the Nigeria Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) with a significant background in the Energy and Space Technology sectors enumerated his vision for the Commission to include, assisting in the actualization of the Energy Transition Plan and that of the Research and Development funding . . . Read More


Addendum: Postponement of Technical Bid Opening for Categories “A” (Works) and “B” (Goods)

The Energy Commission of Nigeria wishes to inform prospective bidders and the general public that the Technical Bid Opening for Category A (Works) and Category B (Goods) of its 2023 Capital and Zonal Intervention Projects earlier scheduled for Tuesday, August 08, 2023 at 10am has been postponed to Tuesday, August 15, 2023 due to unforeseen circumstances.

In view of the above, the new deadline for bid submission for Category A (Works) and Category B (Goods) will now be on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 by 10am and the technical bid opening for the said Categories (“A” and “B”) will hold immediately at the Commission’s premises, Plot 701c Central Business District, Abuja.

The Commission regrets any inconvenience the shift in date may have caused you.

Thank you.

August 03, 2023

Procurement Advertisement (Tenders) For Works, Goods and Services - 2023 Capital Projects

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 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, Goods and Services under the 2023 capital projects.

Competent and Experience contractors/consultants are invited to apply for the Technical and Financial bids, and Expression of Interest (EOI) of the various projects of the Commission for the 2023 fiscal year.

See the details here

© June, 2023

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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.