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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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FG Condemns Attack on Permanent Secretary

Posted: March 20, 2016 at 8:49 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

The Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing on Sunday condemned an attack by some protesters on the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry (Power), Mr Louis Edozien and other top officials of the Ministry at the Transmission Company of Nigeria office in Abuja. In a statement signed by the Director of Press in the Ministry, […]

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NERC Reports Improvements in Power Generation, Warns DISCOs Against Arbitrary Billing of Customers

Posted: March 7, 2016 at 10:46 pm   /   Discos, Gen. Biz, Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation, TCN

The electricity industry regulator, NERC, has reported a steady increase in power generation into the National Grid following the completion of repair work on the damaged gas facilities. Accordingly, electricity supply in the national grid is now ramping up as it attains 4, 387 megawatts peak generation as at Friday, March 4, 2016 with a […]

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National Grid Averages 3755MW, Abuja Disco Appeals to Customers

Posted: March 3, 2016 at 4:07 pm   /   Abuja, Discos, Gen. Biz, Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

The TCN System Operations informs that power generation experienced a drop to an average of 3755MW last week following scheduled maintenance programme on the gas pipelines supplying gas to the generating stations. According to the release signed by the Asst. General Manager (Public Affairs), SO/MO, Clement Ezeolisah, power generation has started improving and is now […]

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Power Transmission Attains new Peaks of 4883MW & 106,288MWH

Posted: November 24, 2015 at 2:02 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

Transmission Company Nigeria, TCN, has announced the achievement of a new record peak generation of 4883.9MW and the highest maximum daily energy delivery of 106,288.48MWH on Monday, 23rd November, 2015. In a statement signed by the Asst. General Manager (Public Affairs), Clement Ezeolisah, the new peak generation was achieved at 21.15hours on Monday, 23rd November, […]

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TCN Tower in Delta State Vandalised, Loses 480MW

Posted: November 19, 2015 at 12:35 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo, TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria,TCN, has said that tower no 62, along the Okpai-Onitsha 330kV double circuit transmission line, evacuating power from the Okpai Power Station in Delta State, has been vandalized. The incident which took place at Asaba Uchi, Ndokwa East Local Government, has resulted in the reduction of available power to the national […]

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Electricity Market Operator, TCN Risk Regulator’s Sanctions

Posted: September 29, 2015 at 9:48 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation, TCN

It seems the problem between the Electricity Market Operator and the mother company, TCN, is not going away soon as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has issued Notices of Commencement of Enforcement Action on the Market Operator (MO) for operating a unilateral bank account. The notice gave the erring MO seven days ultimatum to […]

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Power Firms not Ready for Commercial Market Operations — TCN

Posted: September 1, 2015 at 5:48 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

The Market Operation unit of the Transmission Company of Nigeria has declared that the electricity market participants are not keeping to the terms and contracts expected to drive the sector. According to the Market Operator, Barr. Ngozi Osuhor, the continued flouting of the contractual demands of the Transitional Electricity Market, TEM, by power distribution companies […]

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Nigeria Hits Another Peak Generation of 4810MW

Posted: August 28, 2015 at 10:04 pm   /   Government, TCN

The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has once again reported that the nation has attained a new peak of 4,810.7 megawatts of generated electricity. This was contained in a statement signed by the Managing Director, System/Market Operations of TCN, Mr Dipak Sarma. The statement said the feat was achieved at 20.45 hours on […]

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