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

The Nigeria 2050 Calculator(NECAL2050): A tool to plot and explore Nigeria Pathways for Climate Change mitigation. To visit NECAL2050 go to necal2050.energy.gov.ng

Latest News

National Energy Summit 2022

The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) in collaboration with the International Energy Charter (IEC) Secretariat, Brussels, Belgium and ECOWAS, organised National Energy Summit 2022. In 2015, UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP21) held in Paris and in 2021 COP 26 held in Scotland, Nigeria committed herself to reducing her greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions by 20% unconditionally and 47% conditionally by 2030 as well as to . . . Read More

A Group Photograph of Participants at the National Energy Summit 2022

Stakeholders Brainstorm on Nigeria’s Green Economy, Sustainable Energy Development

Stakeholders met in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, to brainstorm on Nigeria’s green economy and sustainable energy development for socioeconomic development. The four-day meeting holding from (July 4 to 7, 2022) is part of the 2022 National Energy Summit themed . . . Read More

L-R: The Director General, Energy Commission of Nigeria, Prof. Eli Bala; Secretary General, International Energy Charter, Mr. Guy Lentz; Director, Department of Climate Change, Mrs. Iniobong Abiola-Awe; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Mrs. Monilola Udoh; and representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Danlami Ibrahim during launch of Nigeria’s Energy Investment Risk Assessment report at the National Energy Summit in Abuja.

Upcoming Events

Invitation to International Energy Transition Week Nigeria (IETW Nigeria)

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), with support from Government of Nigeria are delighted to invite you to the International Energy Transition Week Nigeria (IETW Nigeria) on 31 October – 4 November 2022 in Abuja, Nigeria. The venue is Transcorp Hilton - Abuja, Nigeria.

IETW Nigeria aims to catalyse public sector, business and investor partnerships, exchange information, provide a platform for sharing best practices and raise awareness on global progress made on SDG-7. Key participants include policymakers and representatives from private sector, NGOs, academia, financing institutions, and international organisations.

Register now ahead, until 4th November 2022.
For more information and Registration, visit this website


Notice to all Staff and General Public in Respect of Purported Recruitment in the Commission

This is to notify the staff and the general public that Energy Commission of Nigeria is not recruiting personnel at the moment. You are therefore, to discountenance the rumour of the purported recruitment in the Commission.
As a Government Agency, laid down procedures are followed to fill available vacancies, where they exist, in the Commission.
You are hereby informed that there is no truth in the rumour of the purported recruitment in the Commission.
ECN Contacts: phone: +2348051128884 and email: officialmail@energy.gov.ng

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Invitation to Submit Request for Proposal (RfP) for the 2022 ECN Consultancy/Prequalification Projects for Category (Lot A26 And C) (New)

With reference to our Advertisement in the Leadership and Nation Newspapers as well as in the Federal Tender Journal, all of Monday, 27th June, 2022 for the Expression of Interest and prequalification for various projects of the Commission in the 2022 capital appropriation, the Energy Commission of Nigeria, after due process is pleased to invite the shortlisted consultants/prequalification for the collection of the financial bidding document and submission of Request for Proposal (RfP) ...   Read More

Invitation to Tender, Pre-Qualification and Expression of Interest (EOI) For 2022

The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN In compliance with the Public Procurement Act 2007, wishes to undertake the procurement of Works, Goods and Services under the 2022 capital projects. Competent and experienced contractors/consultants are invited to apply for the Technical and Financial bids, Expression of Interest (EOI) and Pre-Qualification of the various projects of the Commission for the 2022 fiscal year.

See the details here

Beware of Contract Scam

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.