TCN to boost transmission capacity to 10,000MW this year
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), yesterday, in Abuja, said electricity wheeling capacity in the country will hit 10,000 megawatts (MW) by year end.
‘Why collapse of Nigeria’s electricity grid persists’
Distribution Companies (DisCos), have said the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), should be held responsible for the persistent collapse of the nation’s electricity grid. While power grid collapse has become a recurring decimal with the current incident making it the ninth so far this year alone, the 10-member body said the poor transmission network protection being…
Nigerians in darkness as national grid collapses again
The national grid experienced another system collapse yesterday morning due to high voltage arising from the massive drop of load by some electricity distribution companies. The development, which left the country in darkness, also caused a fire incident at the 75MXreactor in the Benin substation on Sapele Road in the Edo State capital, the Transmission…
Fire guts 150MVA TCN transformer in Edo
Fire on Sunday destroyed 150MVA transformer belonging to the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) at the 330/132/33KVA substation along Sapele Road, Benin.
EEDC protests against suspension by TCN
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has faulted its suspension from the Market Operator Administered Markets by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
Why Nigeria will miss 10,000MW transmission capacity by 2020
About six month into a 2020 target set by the Federal Government to boost power transmission wheeling capacity to 10,000 megawatts (MW), stakeholders in the nation’s electricity sector yesterday insisted the plan is only a mirage. The plan, which is part of a Transmission Master Plan, designed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), had…
Experts raise concern, seek review of power sector
Experts in the energy sector have raised fresh concern over the poor state of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), saying the sector may collapse anytime soon unless government embarked on an urgent holistic review. The experts, gave the warning at the 2019 Energy Policy Roundtable on “Nigeria’s Electricity Challenges and Policy Bottlenecks,” in Abuja,…
TUC pickets TCN over alleged anti-labour policies, seeks MD’s removal
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) yesterday picketed management of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) in Enugu...
National grid collapses, power output dwindles to 230megawatts
Following a major collapse in the national grid during the week (Wednesday and Thursday), leaving electricity output dwindling to a low of 230 megawatts...
TCN explains collapse of national grid
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said the collapse of the National Grid on May 8, at 2:32p.m was caused by a multiple tripping on its substation in Onitsha, Anambra.