Key Facts

The Commission was created by and performs its operations based on the guidelines as stipulated in the Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005

Member - Executive Council of African Forum for Utility Regulators

Corporate Headquarters
Plot 1387, Cadastral Zone A00,
Behind Bank Of Agriculture HQ 
Central Business District
Abuja F.C.T, Nigeria
Tel: +234-09-462-1400, 09-462-1410.

Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission:
Promote and ensure an investor-friendly industry and efficient market structure to meet the needs of Nigeria for safe, adequate, reliable and affordable electricity.

Our Vision:
Electricity on Demand

Our Motto:
'Keeping the Lights On'

NERC has four guiding values

1. Leadership: excellence, transparency, courage and discipline

2. Professionalism: proficiency, diligence, respect, fairness and accountability.

3. Teamwork: creating an environment of loyalty, trust, collaboration, and stakeholder engagement.

4. Good Governance: making decisions in a fair, transparent and consistent manner, in compliance with the laws of Nigeria and our regulation