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

Federal Executive Council Approves the 2022 Revised National Energy Policy (NEP) and the related National Energy Master Plan (NEMP)

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the 2022 Revised National Energy Policy (NEP) and the related National Energy Master Plan (NEMP) on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, in Abuja. The revised NEP and NEMP would enable Nigeria . . . Read More

DG/CEO ECN Pays a Working Visit to IRENA

The Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) & IRENA National Focal Point, Prof. Eli Jidere Bala, on Thursday, March 31, 2022, paid a working visit to the Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Mr. Francesco La Camara, at the IRENA Headquarters, MASDAR, Abu Dhabi. The DG/CEO was . . . Read More

Prof. Eli J. Bala, DG/CEO, Energy Commission of Nigeria & IRENA National Focal Point with the Ms. G. Singh, DDG, IRENA

Upcoming Events

Invitation to National Energy Summit 2022 (New)

The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) in collaboration with the International Energy Charter (IEC) Secretariat, Brussels, Belgium and ECOWAS, is organising 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 net-zero emissions by 2060. This is to be achieved mainly through the greater use of our renewable energy and natural gas resources as well as energy efficiency practices. The National Energy Summit 2022 is the forum to advance strategies that will facilitate investment into the Nigerian energy sector for effective transition of the energy system for net-zero emissions by 2060.

Theme: Green Economy and Sustainable Energy Development in Nigeria: Investment Opportunities and Challenges

Date: 5th and 6th July 2022

Time: 10am daily

You are hereby invited to join the Summit virtually through the link/codes stated below:

Meeting ID: 878 1747 9398
Passcode: Summit22


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

© 14th December, 2021


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

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.