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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FCT Set to Experience More Power Supply as FG Commissions 100MVA Katampe Transformer

Posted: February 12, 2018 at 3:56 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo, TCN

Gwarinpa, Maitama, Life Camp, Jabi, Kado, Mpape, Gudu, Asokoro, Katampe 1/2, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and several other settlements in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are expected to experience remarkable improvement in electricity supply as Federal Government on Monday commissioned the newly completed 1 x100MVA, 132/33kV Katampe Transmission Substation located at Katampe along the Kubwa […]

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FG Receives 20-Year Energy Masterplan, Commends TCN for being Forward looking & Strategic

Posted: January 30, 2018 at 8:57 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo, TCN

By Maxwell Ogbodo and Raph Kesiena The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, Tuesday received the final report of the 20-year Transmission Expansion Masterplan carried out by Fichtner GmbH Consultancy Group of Germany for Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN. Receiving the report on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Power […]

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Fashola Receives 20 -Year Energy Master Plan, says Nigeria is on the way to Uninterrupted Electricity Supply

Posted: January 30, 2018 at 1:43 pm   /   Government, TCN

By Maxwell Ogbodo The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, on Tuesday received the report of the 20 -year energy master plan carried out by Messrs Fetchner Consultancy of Germany for Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). The Minister who was elated while receiving the report from the Interim Managing Director of […]

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TCN to Upgrade Proposed Ayangba 132kV to 330kV Transmission Substation, Wants Power Equipment Safeguarded

Posted: January 21, 2018 at 7:56 pm   /   TCN

The nationwide transformer upgrade program by the current management of TCN has touched down at the proposed Ayangba 132kV substation in Ayangba, Kogi State. The station originally proposed as 132kV transmission substation would now be converted to a bigger 330kV station to help evacuate power from the new 3050MW Mambila Power Generating Station to be […]

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TCN Defers to Courts over Phase 3 Telecoms Publications on Fibre Optic Contract Termination

Posted: January 18, 2018 at 6:58 pm   /   Government, TCN

In a terse statement from TCN, the management responded to the media publications from Phase 3 Telecoms which only recently denied oweing Federal Government over N27billion in default payments to TCN for the concession of her Fibre Optic Network. The release reads; “The attention of the management o& TCN has been drawn to the misrepresentations […]

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Phase3 Telecom Refutes N27.18bn Debt over TCN Fibre Optics Cable Contract

Posted: January 17, 2018 at 12:34 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

The Management of Phase3 Telecom, an indigenous fibre optic and communications company, on Wednesday said that the company and Alheri Engineering limited are not owing the federal government N27.18 billion over a concession agreement on the management of fibre optics cable with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). In a statement signed by the Company’s […]

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FG Terminates Al-heri Contract to Manage Fibre Optics of TCN

Posted: January 15, 2018 at 5:45 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

The Federal Government has terminated the concession contracts for the management of Fiber Optic Network of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) with Alheri Engineering Company Limited and Phase 3 Telecoms Limited. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Raji Fashola, who oversees TCN has written to the President confirming breach of agreement, as well […]

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TCN Commissions 60MVA Transformer to Improve Bulk Supply in Nassarawa State

Posted: January 10, 2018 at 5:29 pm   /   TCN

Power supply in Nassarawa State is going to improve with the TCN commissioning of a brand new 60MVA, 132/33kV transformer in the Keffi Transmission substation in Nassarawa State. Speaking during the official commissioning on Monday, 8th January, MD/CEO, TCN, Mr. Usman Mohammed said the power transformer installation was part of the Nigerian Electricity and Gas […]

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NNPC Pipeline Fires Cause Nationwide Blackout

Posted: January 6, 2018 at 7:41 am   /   Gencos, Government, TCN

Power supply in Nigeria was like on autopilot from September 2017, most major cities and even rural areas were beginning to feel like centers in advanced countries with records of 24 hours power supply. Suddenly, a day into the new year, during the night around 10pm that roller coaster was rudely terminated by a bush […]

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Power Sector Attains New Peak of 5,222.3MW

Posted: December 24, 2017 at 1:30 am   /   Gen. Biz, Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

TCN Clears Stranded Equipment Containers at the Ports The Nigerian Power industry has achieved another national peak of 5,222.3MW of electricity effectively transmitted to all the Distribution Load centers in the national grid on December 18, 2017 at 9pm. In a statement signed by the GM Public Affairs Ndidi Mbah, TCN said that this milestone […]

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