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

Launch of the 2nd Edition of the Nigeria Energy Calculator 2050 (NECAL2050)

The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) and Federal Ministry of Environment (FMEv) in collaboration with the United Kingdom Department of Business, Energy and Strategy (BEIS) is pleased to invite you to attend the Launch of the 2nd Edition of the Nigeria Energy Calculator 2050 on Monday 21st March 2022 at 10:00 WAT.

NECAL2050 is an integrated model of energy demand and supply and related emissions and land use, it identifies energy secure pathways for energy demand and supply between 2015 and 2050. The Calculator offers a platform for engaging about policy-making towards a more secure, sustainable and affordable energy future for the country. The Calculator helps policy makers as well as energy producers and consumers to understand the energy and emissions related choices they are making The Model was developed by the ECN and FMEv in collaboration with BEIS and technical support from Mott MacDonald, Imperial College London, Ricardo and Climact.

Participants can pre register here for the event.


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


Successful Companies Shortlisted for the Award of Contract of 2021 Capital Projects

The underlisted successful companies are required to come to the Procurement Office at the ground floor with the original copy of their CAC Certificate for sighting to enable them collect the letter of contract award, from Monday October 25, 2021.

Successful contractors are also advised to submit their Acceptance Letters and complete their Agreement Forms immediately to enable them move to site in earnest.

Please remember to collect the Location Contact Number before you move to site and ensure that you update your account with FIRS to Pro-Max platform for ease of payment.

Click here for the List

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.