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PROFILE OF TCN

Posted: November 28, 2014 at 11:48 am   /   Uncategorized

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) is one of the 18 unbundled companies from the former vertically integrated Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN). It is also the only one still being owned 100% by the Federal Government of Nigeria, while the other 17 companies have been privatized. TCN is currently being managed by an internationally […]

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NIPP to Boost Transmission Infrastructure by N540b Investments – Ugbo

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 11:40 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, TCN, Uncategorized

The Managing Director/CEO of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC), Mr Chiedu Ugbo has declared that the organization has embarked on an investment of over $1.5 billion (N540 billion) in upscaling the national Transmission infrastructure. Mr Ugbo made the declaration during the Guardian Newspaper Power Summit, “Beyond Rhetoric: Turning Nigeria’s Power Sector Value […]

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82 Nigerians Died from Electricity Accidents in 6 Months- NEMSA

Posted: August 29, 2017 at 2:19 pm   /   Discos, Ministry of Power, TCN

The Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) has disclosed that 82 persons which includes employees of electricity distribution companies (Discos), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), as well as power consumers, lost their lives in various electricity-related accidents between January and July this year. According to the NEMSA report on Safety Ranking for Electricity Distribution companies […]

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NDPHC Cancels Rockson Engineering’s Transmission Project Contract

Posted: June 18, 2017 at 6:40 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NDPHC, TCN

A new positive business orientation seems to be taking roots in the power sector as NDPHC has bared its fangs by descending on one of its major EPC contractors, Rockson Engineering for failing to deliver critical transmission project on schedule. The Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) Limited has stripped Rockson Engineering of the contract […]

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TCN Inaugurates New Power Equipment to Improve Power Supply in Lagos and Ogun States

Posted: March 9, 2017 at 8:49 pm   /   TCN

The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has announced that power supply in Lagos and Ogun States is set to improve with the inauguration of several power equipment at the 330kV Transmission Substation in Ayobo, Lagos State. According to a release on the company’s website and signed by the General Manager Public Affairs, Seun […]

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FG Appoints an Interim Managing Director/CEO for TCN, In-House Unions Kick

Posted: March 1, 2017 at 7:34 pm   /   Government, TCN

Who said government wasn’t powerful? Go and ask the two unions in the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN. The Federal Government had appointed an interim Managing Director for the only standing power company it now owns, but the two in-house unions would not have. The unions rallied and protested even to the National Assembly, but […]

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TCN Reports Fire Incident at Afam Substation in Port Harcourt

Posted: January 21, 2017 at 6:24 pm   /   Government, TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has reported a fire incident at the Afam V power station. The fire which occurred on 18th January completely destroyed TCNs protection and control equipment in its relay and control room temporarilly constraining the evacuation of guaranteed 450MW generation by the station. According to the General Manager (Public Affairs), TCN, Seun […]

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Electricity Market Operator Threatens to Escrow Accounts of Distribution Companies

Posted: October 29, 2016 at 8:01 pm   /   Discos, TCN

The electricity distribution companies in Nigeria, DISCOs, have been called out by the Nigerian Electricity Market Operator to improve their monthly remittances to the market or have their accounts escrowed. The Market Operator, Mr Moshood Saleema was speaking at the Stakeholders Workshop that had the representatives of all market participants including generating companies, GENCOS, distribution […]

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PR Manager Launches Book on Communication

Posted: July 30, 2016 at 9:54 pm   /   Photo, TCN

The Asst. General Manager (Public Affairs), Transmission Company of Nigeria, Clement Ezeolisah has formally presented his new book, “Succeeding in Communication” to the public. The seven-chapter book discusses communication tools and strategies to adopt in order to deploy these communication tools most efficiently. It also teaches people how to write formal letters and reports as […]

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Power Transmission not Affected by Current Labour Crisis

Posted: April 21, 2016 at 9:57 pm   /   Discos, Gen. Biz, Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, TCN

The management of The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has clarified that it is not involved in the on going labour crisis currently rocking some Electricity Distribution Companies in the country as has been insinuated by some media publications. Some publications have even predicted a looming nationwide blackout due to the ongoing labour lockdown of […]

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System Operation Explains Recent Power System Collapse

Posted: April 2, 2016 at 11:00 pm   /   Gen. Biz, Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

The Management of System Operation/Market Operation (SO/MO) of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) informs that at 12:35Hrs on Thursday, March 31, 2016, the Nigerian electric power grid experienced a total system collapse. It was caused by the tripping of Osogbo/Ihovbor and Ihovbor/Benin 330kV transmission lines, which resulted in loss of 201MW generation from Ihovbor […]

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