Transmission Company of Nigeria
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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,…
Bagudu urges customers to pay KEDCO for 24-hour power supply
Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, on Monday urged to customers to pay the Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) regularly in order to enjoy 24-hour electricity supply. Bagudu made the plea in Birnin Kebbi during an interactive session with newsmen following customers’ complaint about reduction in electricity supply from 24 hours to 14 hours. He explained…
Why outage lingers nationwide, by Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has blamed the lingering epileptic power supply across the federation on distribution challenges. Although generation had improved reportedly from 4,000 to 8100 megawatts, he, however, lamented that over 2000 megawatts were still not being distributed. Addressing the 50th convocation lecture of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) in his presentation titled, ‘Nigeria…