Transmission Company of Nigeria
‘BEDC not responsible for four-week outage in Benin City’
Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has urged residents in Benin City, Edo State, not to blame the company for the recent power outage witnessed in some parts of the state capital. The appeal came on the heels of recent power outage in several parts of the state capital for over three weeks. Head of the…
DisCos flay TCN’s N72 billion investment in networks
Electricity distribution companies (DisCos) have frowned at a N72 billion investment by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) in the networks without recourse to the managers.
Group alleges plot to disrupt progress in power sector
Employees at the headquarters of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), yesterday in Abuja, who are members of the Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC), said the association’s national body is currently plotting to disrupt improvement witnessed in power transmission across the country for personal interests. The national body of SSAEAC had recently said it…
Electricity workers threaten nationwide strike over alleged abuse of labour rights
The epileptic power power supply may become worse as the workers in the sector are threatening to embark on industrial action over abuse of labour rights by the managing director of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Usman Mohammed.
Electricity generation to national grid drops by 1,087.6mw, says TCN
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says there has been a drop in the electricity generated into the national grid by 1,087.6 megawatts (mw). According to a statement by TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs. Ndidi Mbah, in Abuja yesterday, the drop in electricity generated into the national grid was resulting in load shedding nationwide.…
TCN inaugurates 100MVA transformers, promises
In line with the policy of this administration on Incremental Power to increase electricity supply in Nigeria, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has commissioned 100 MVA transformers at 132/33KV Alimosho substation, aimed to boost electricity supply to residents within Ikeja Disco The Managing Director of TCN, Mr Usman Mohammed, while commissioning the project in Lagos…
Power sector achieves new transmission peak of 5, 222.3MW
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has attained a new level of transmission peak of 5,222.3 mega watts in the national grid far above what was recorded early December, 2017 in the power sector. The latest new record level MW transmitted showed continual incremental power in generation which is now above 7,000 MW and the…
TCN raises N474.3b for transmission upgrade
Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has raised $1.55 billion (N474.3 billion) from multi-lateral donor agencies for the purpose of building capacity in line with its planned transmission, rehabilitation and expansion programme in Nigeria.
TCN seeks end to load rejections with new appointments
TCN General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, restated the company’s resolve that the appointment of TCN/DisCos interface focal persons would upscale power delivery to distribution load centers in the country.