Power Supply Slumps below 2000MW

Posted: May 22, 2015 at 7:02 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

Information monitored on the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) Friday, May 22, indicates that power supply output and delivery to the various distribution companies in the country has reduced to below 2000MW and as such the management of TCN informed the general public that massive rationing of available power supply has been introduced nationwide. […]

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President Jonathan Commisssions Ayobo-Lagos New Transmission Substation

Posted: May 21, 2015 at 2:11 pm   /   Government, Investors, Ministry of Power, TCN

President Goodluck Jonathan, who has recently been on auto-pilot with inauguration of several critical projects, has declared that his administration has done more than any other administration in revitalising the power industry in Nigeria. The President made the declaration while officially commissioning the newly constructed Ayobo 2 x 60MVA, 132/33KV transmission substation in Ikeja West […]

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FG Commissions Gwagwalada 330/132/33KV Transmission Substation

Posted: May 12, 2015 at 9:35 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo, TCN

The Vice-President, Arc. Mohammad Namadi Sambo has officially commissioned the 330/132/33kV Gwagwalada Transmission Substation, which would enhance power transmission capacity and flexibility within the federal capital axis. Sambo described the project as key in the realization of series of projects executed by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), aimed at improving electricity supply nation-wide. […]

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NERC to Unbundle TCN

Posted: April 23, 2015 at 12:43 am   /   Government, NERC, Regulation, TCN

The Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, Dr Sam Amadi has announced that the commission has commenced the process of unbundling the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN. According to Amadi, the purpose of unbundling TCN, this may include some level of privatization down the line, is to engender more efficiency and service delivery […]

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Buhari’s Govt to Privatize TCN

Posted: April 15, 2015 at 7:45 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

The in-coming government of  the All Progressives Congress, APC, promised change and indeed change is coming even to the Transmission Company of Nigeria,TCN. The President- Elect, General Mohammadu Buhari, made the promise at a break-fast meeting at the Lagos Business School, Lagos. “While power reform has been commendable and will continue, the approach will change,” […]

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Power Equipment Failure Causes Outage in 3 States

Posted: April 10, 2015 at 10:14 am   /   TCN

The failure of a power transmission equipment in the 330kV Transmission Substation, Kaduna has caused power outage in Plateau, Gombe, Bornu States. In a press release by TCN Management, signed by the General Manager, (Public Affairs) Seun Olagunju, the failure of the yellow phase of the Current Transformer equipment (CT), resulted in the spewing of […]

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Vandals Burst Gas Pipeline Again

Posted: March 5, 2015 at 6:07 pm   /   Government, TCN

Vandals struck at the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System (ELPS) Gas Pipeline at Inikorogha, Gbaramatu Kingdom, Delta State, blasting away about 24 inches of the pipeline. A release signed by the General Manager, Public Affairs, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Seun Olagunju, said that this latest act of sabotage by unscrupulous Nigerians has once again affected gas supply […]

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Posted: January 16, 2015 at 9:31 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo, TCN

Signs MoU with American Company for solar projects Transmission capacity of the power sector has improved by forty percent and generation capacity has also increased tremendously owing to massive injection of fund by this administration and the on-going privatization exercise, Minister of State (Power} Hon Mohammed Wakil has declared. “I am happy to say that […]

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Posted: January 15, 2015 at 8:46 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

– Emphasis on Boosting Transmission Capacity – Nebo Determined to enhance the capacity of transmission in the Nigerian electricity value chain, the Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo has tasked the Chinese companies to fill in the gap so as to boost the nation’s capacity to wheel generated power to end users. The Minister underscored […]

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Posted: January 8, 2015 at 8:52 am   /   TCN

Vandals were at work again. On Tuesday, 6th January, while good and patriotic people were still relishing the New Year, some unpatriotic persons descended on the Trans- Forcados Gas Pipeline and vandalized five different portions of it. These acts of vandalism have shut the gas supply to several power generating stations which has therefore reduced […]

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