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

The DG ECN on NTA Flagship Program “Good Morning Nigeria

The Director General, ECN, Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi was on NTA "Good Morning Nigeria" program where he spoke on funding for ECN to research and coordinate the local production of lithium battery and solar panel plants to align with Nigeria's pledge at the UN Climate Change Summit held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (COP28). Our commitment to triple Renewable Energy and double Energy Efficiency by 2030 . . . Watch the full program here

COP 28: ECN Seals Tripartite Deal with Niger State, Global Wind Energy Council

The Director General of Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi, on sidelines of the ongoing Climate Change Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, yesterday signed a tripartite agreement with an energy consultant group, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Niger State Government to promote cooperation on wind energy development in Niger State. The collaboration agreement, which was . . . Read More

From left: Representative of GWEC CEO; Director General, ECN, Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi; Niger State Governor, Hon. Mohammed Umaru Bago; CEO, Bridge Synergy, Ure Utah; Hon. Minister, Federal Ministry of Environment, Balarabe Abbas Lawal after the agreement was signed.

COP 28: ECN DG Pledges Total Commitment to Clean Cooling

. . . Assures World Leaders of Nigeria’s Readiness to Drive Global Initiative.

The Director-General, Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi has assured world leaders of the country’s total commitment to Clean Cooling, an energy initiative adopted at the ongoing UN Climate Change Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He gave the assurance in an address at a high-level meeting attended by . . . Read More

The Director General, ECN, Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi (sixth from left), with the President of #COP28, Dr Sultan Al Jaber and other Climate Leaders at the launching of the Global Cooling Pledge.

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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.