Transmission Company of Nigeria
Nigerians should be prepared to pay more for electricity - TCN boss
Mr Usman Mohammed, Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said that consumers should be prepared to pay more for electricity in order to ensure regular power supply
How we lost N1.2tr in five years, by GenCos
Nigeria’s power generation companies (GenCos) in the past five years lost a whopping N1.2 trillion to poor capacity utilisation and the country’s inability to transport over 21,184.62 megawatts of electricity to end users.
Fresh N76.2 billion injected to boost transmission of electricity
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), said the African Development Bank (AfDB), has approved $210 million (N76.2 billion) to expand electricity transmission capacity in Nigeria.
Forum blames old equipment for incessant national grid collapse
The Electricity Consumer Protection Forum has blamed the incessant collapse of the national grid on obsolete power equipment across the country.
TCN suspends Port-Harcourt DisCo from electricity market
Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has suspended and disconnected Port-Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) from the electricity market.
‘Power sector revenue shortfall hits N309b’
As of April 2019, total revenue shortfall in the Nigerian power sector amounted to N309b because power distributors and transmitters could not meet their obligations due to illiquidity in the sector.
‘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…
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.
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,…
Boko Haram insurgents attack power infrastructure in Borno
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has confirmed an attack on the 330/132V transmission substation at Molai in Maiduguri, Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents. Its General Manager Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, who made the confirmation yesterday in Abuja, stated that the violence took place on May 7 at about 5:30pm The development may have,…