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).

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Energy Commission of Nigeria Renews MoU with the University of Abuja

The Director General Prof. Eli Jidere Bala on behalf of the Commission signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at ECN Headquarters with the Vice Chancellor, University of Abuja (Uniabuja) Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Ibn Na’Allah who came with his team on Wednesday 9th June, 2021. The team was . . .   Read More

Prof. E. J. Bala, Director General, ECN and Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah Vice Chancellor, University of Abuja pose with a copy of the MoU at the occasion

The Nigerian Association for Energy Economics Visits Energy Commission of Nigeria

The President of the Nigerian Association for Energy Economics (NAEE), Prof. Yinka Omorogbe, the former President, Prof. Wumi Iledere and other members of her team paid a courtesy visit to the Director General of Energy Commission of Nigeria, Prof Eli Jidere Bala, on Wednesday 9th June, 2021 at the headquarters of the Commission . . .   Read More

The Director General Prof. E. J. Bala (M) flanked by (L-R) Prof. Yinka Omorogbe, President Nigerian Association for Energy Economics and Prof. Wumi Iledere, Immediate past president NAEE and others in a group photograph

Upcoming Events

Invitation to a Public Hearing by House of Reps. Committee on Science and Technology

The House Committee on Science and Technology hereby invites stakeholders and the general public to a one-day Public Hearing on the following Bills:

  1. A Bill for an Act to amend Energy Commission of Nigeria Act (CAP E10, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004) to strengthen and to make it the National Focal Point for New and Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Conservation and establish the Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Fund (REECF) for related matters (HB. 446).
  2. A Bill for an Act to amend the Energy Commission of Nigeria Act CAP E10 LFN, 2004 to make it compulsory for the Federal Government through the Commission to harness, explore and utilize other sources of Energy Other than the Hydro and Gas Energy Sources in Nigeria and for Related Matters. (HB 243).
  3. A Bill for An Act to establish the National Renewable Energy Development Agency (Establishment) Bill, 2020 (HB. 1241)
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Invitation for Collection and Submission of Request for Proposal (RfP) for the 2021 ECN Consultancy Projects (Category ‘B’)

With reference to our Advertisement in the Daily Trust and Nation Newspapers as well as in the Federal Tender Journal, all of Monday, June 07, 2021 for the Expression of Interest (EoI) for various consultancy projects of the Commission in the 2021 Capital Appropriation. The Energy Commission of Nigeria, after due process is pleased to invite the shortlisted consultants/service providers for the collection of the financial bidding document and submission of Request for Proposal (RfP)...   Read More

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Invitation to Tender and Expression of Interest (EOI) for Year 2021

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/services under the 2021 capital projects.

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The attention of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) has been drawn to various advertisements on social media on a purported 2021 recruitment exercise. The public is hereby informed that all such claims are untrue. People are hereby encouraged to always confirm any such claims from authentic contacts of the ECN, viz. phone: +2348051128884 and email: officialmail@energy.gov.ng

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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.