Government

TCN Breaks Ground to Kick-start Project to Improve Bulk Supply into Abuja

Posted: April 15, 2019 at 9:40 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo, TCN

by Innocent Okoye The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) will soon add 624MW of electricity to the grid which will be for the benefit of the Abuja residents and environs. This was made known during the Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Abuja Feeding Scheme in Dawaki, Abuja on Thursday 11th April, 2019. The process which […]

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TCN calls out DisCos for losing 5 power transformers worth N3.6bn

Posted: March 7, 2019 at 1:09 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation, TCN

Imagine Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, losing five power transformers worth N3.615 billion due to poor protection systems on the networks of the Distribution Companies (DisCos). This actually happened in TCN Transmission Substations in Abuja in Abuja Region, Benin in Benin Region as well as Onitsha in Enugu Region. That was the submission of the […]

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Nigerian Sovereign fund, Shiroro Power plant on N8.5 billion deal to boost power generation

Posted: March 4, 2019 at 9:07 am   /   Gencos, Government, Shiroro

A subsidiary of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), InfraCredit, has opened a N8.5 billion 600MW Shiroro Hydro Electric Infrastructure Green Bond to boost the plant’s power generation. Launched in partnership with GuarantCo, KfW Development Bank and Africa Finance Corporation, the deal is to provide the North South Power Company Limited’s (NSP) with N8.5 billion […]

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Power Industry Regulator Absolves NBET MD of Alleged 2B Over-Invoicing

Posted: March 3, 2019 at 4:09 pm   /   Government, NBET, NERC, Regulation

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has fully absolved the MD of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trader, NBET, Dr Marilyn Amobi of the alleged 2b over payments to two generating companies made against her by two of her subordinates. The regulatory commission on receipt of the petition set up an investigative panel with heard from […]

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NERC 2nd Quarter Report: Total System Collapses Down, Illiquidity Persists, Accidents Up

Posted: December 26, 2018 at 6:56 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation

By Innocent Okoye The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, which is charged with the monitoring and regulating the operational and commercial performances of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) has reported in its 2018 2nd Quarter report stated that the total electricity generated in the second quarter (Q2) of 2018 was 8,350, 174MWH, which is […]

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Borno residents protest 24-hour power supply, desire 12hrs supply

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 8:02 am   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power

Nigeria is indeed a funny country. While some companies like TCN, Federal Government are working hard to provide 24-hour power supply for the people, some are protesting against it. Can you believe that residents of Maiduguri, Borno State capital, have complained of the 24-hour electricity supply provided by Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC). Speaking to […]

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Transmission wheeling capacity now 8100MW- TCN MD

Posted: December 11, 2018 at 9:43 am   /   Government, Photo, TCN

By Innocent Okoye The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) at the weekend disclosed that it had attained 8100MW wheeling capacity in her quest to ensure that all generated power is wheeled to distribution load centers nationwide. The MD/CEO, TCN, UG Mohammed who made the disclosure at a dinner with pressmen in Abuja also stated that […]

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Fashola to Declare Open 2-day TCN Workshop on SCADA

Posted: June 22, 2018 at 8:06 am   /   Government, TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria has announced that the Honourable Minister of Power Works and Housing Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola would declare open a 2-day workshop on SCADA/EMS/Telecoms Feasibility Report on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. According to the release signed by General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs Ndidi Mbah, TCN said installation of a functional SCADA/EMS […]

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NERC Commences Processes to Review TCN Tariff, Source Credible Operations Data

Posted: April 26, 2018 at 1:23 pm   /   Government

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) consultants it will engage within a month to determine the rate of lower cost of the present tariff paid by consumers across the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) as well as relevant system data collection.. The NERC which sole duty is to regulate the electricity supply value chain, has […]

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House of Reps Requests Urgent Sale of Non Core Power Assets

Posted: April 21, 2018 at 10:35 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NELMCO

The House of Representatives has asked the Nigerian Electricity Liability Management Company Limited (NELMCO) to as a matter of urgency complete the sale of non-core power assets to avoid further loss of revenue to the government through theft of scraps and overtime cargoes that have become regular experience. The House, had adopted the report of […]

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