Transmission Company of Nigeria
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 pays over N2.5b for recovery, clearing of abandoned equipment
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed the payment of over N2.5 billion for the clearing and recovery of some abandoned and stranded transmission equipment at the nation’s seaports.
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.
Discos blame government for rejection of allocated electricity
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, insists that the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) now has the capacity to transmit 6,500mw of electricity.
Power sector loses N7.60b to gas, transmission, distribution hiccup
Furthermore, due to lines constrains, available power generated cannot be completely evacuated by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), while the transmitted megawatts cannot be distributed by the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to the end users.
FG threatens sanction against defaulting power sector service providers
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has warned players in the power sector to discharge their responsibilities to the consumers as the government would not hesitate to impose sanctions on them when found wanting.
EKEDEC apologises for prolonged power outage in Lagos
Mr Godwin Idemudia, General Manager, Corporate Communications of the company, said in Lagos that the outage being experienced by Ajah, Ogombo, Ajiwe and some neighbouring communities was due to a faulty equipment.
Power generation faces collapse over ‘rejected’ energy, huge indebtedness
Electricity generators, popularly known as GENCOs say they are reeling under very unfavourable operating circumstances leading to loss which has become a disincentive to investors and their capacity recovery targets.