Transmission Company of Nigeria
DisCos fault Transmission Company over irregular load allocation
Electricity distribution companies (DisCos) have blamed the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) for the epileptic power supply being experienced by Nigerians, saying it has not improved its capacity to wheel electricity to them since 2015.
Transmission hits 5,459.50MW as FG begins distribution of meters
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), yesterday, disclosed that power generation to the national grid has hit 5,459.50 megawatts. General Manager, Public Affairs, TCN, Ndidi Mba, said the power was transmitted through the national grid at a frequency of 50.26Hz about 8.15 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Also, the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP)…
Nigeria records highest power transmission of 5,459.50MW
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says the power sector has recorded an all-time national peak of 5,459.50MW. A statement issued on Thursday by Ms Ndidi Mbah, TCN General Manager, Public Affairs, said the new record was achieved on Oct. 28. The statement said the power generated was efficiently transmitted through the nation’s transmission grid…
‘Nigeria needs 41 years to achieve stable power’
The Senate Committee on Power, yesterday, declared that it might take the next 41 years for the country to experience stable power supply due to underfunding and the Federal Government’s failure to fix the challenges of electricity generation. It was stunned by the submission of the Minister of Power, Mamman Saleh, that of the N165b…
SSAEAC commends Buhari for reinstating Okonkwo at TCN
Five months after he was relieved from his position in the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Chris Okonkwo has been reinstated to his position by the Federal Government. Okonkwo, who is the President, Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC), was sacked by the former Managing Director of TCN, Usman Mohammed, on…
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.
TCN says 20,000MW transmission capacity feasible by 2023
Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), yesterday, hinted that the country’s electricity transmission capacity will hit 20,000 megawatts (MW) in the next three years.
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.
Federal Government unveils roadmap for power sector
The Federal Government of Nigeria has unveiled a roadmap geared towards resolving existing challenges in the power sector and expanding capacity for future power needs in Nigeria.