NERC Introduces Payment Plan for Electricity Meters

Posted: July 20, 2019 at 12:07 pm   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Photo, Regulation

Relief has come the way of some electricity customers in Nigeria as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved a payment plan for electricity customers who so desire to get prepaid meters and pay later. The cheering news was disclosed by Mr Nathan Shatti, NERC’s commissioner for finance and management services at a press […]

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TCN to Devolve into 2 Autonomous Companies – TSP & ISO

Posted: July 20, 2019 at 11:17 am   /   Government, Photo, TCN

By Innocent Okoye The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, would soon devolve into two autonomous companies- Transmission Service Provider, TSP and Independent System Operator, ISO. The MD/CEO, TCN, Mr UG Mohammed disclosed this during the recent press conference/dinner the company organized to update the people with developments in the subsector. According to him, TCN is […]

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High Voltage Cause System Collapse & Reactor Fire in Benin City

Posted: June 30, 2019 at 5:08 pm   /   Government, Photo, TCN

The nation was once again thrown into outage as a result of electricity distribution companies dropping massive load. This time it not only caused system collapse, it also caused fire outbreak in Benin City where a 75MX Reactor caught fire. TCN Management in a Release announced that the National Grid experienced a system collapse today […]

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“Only One System Collapse, Not Multiple” says TCN

Posted: May 12, 2019 at 6:02 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Photo, TCN

The Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has explained the events, causes and processes of recent disturbances in the National Grid. According to them, the Grid has not experienced multiple system collapses as reported in the traditional and social media in the last one week. “The National Grid only experienced one system collapse and […]

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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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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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TCN is Building Worldclass Infrastructure to Wheel Power to DisCos- MD

Posted: August 1, 2018 at 12:13 pm   /   Photo, TCN

By Innocent Okoye, Abuja The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has given Nigerians something positive to look up to in the Power Industry. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the company, Usman Gur Mohammed assured that TCN was building world class infrastructure to deliver quality power supply to distribution companies (DisCos). Mohammed who disclosed this […]

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TCN Commissions 2 Power Transformers in 2 States in One Day

Posted: May 13, 2018 at 10:27 pm   /   Photo, TCN

Ministers Call on DisCo to Invest and Upgrade their networks The project commissioning train of TCN fooled into two states of the Federation from Gombe to Adamawa on Sunday, 13th of May to further the corporation commitment to advance wheeling capacity and improve the quality and reliability of power to DisCos and ultimately the power […]

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TCN Makes Record, Inaugurates 3 Power Transformers in 3 states in one day

Posted: April 24, 2018 at 5:47 am   /   Photo, TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has set a new record with the commissioning of three power transformers in three different states of the Federation in one single day, Monday, 23rd April, 2018. The company had started the day with the inauguration of the 60 MVA transformer at the Calabar Transmission Substation, Essien’s Town, Cross […]

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Fashola Commissions Capacitor-bank to Improve Power Voltage in Abuja

Posted: April 13, 2018 at 8:03 am   /   Government, Photo, TCN

The Federal Government has commissioned the 60 MVAR Capacitor- bank installed in the Apo 132/33kV Transmission Substation in Apo, Abuja. The Capacitor bank facility whose construction was financed through a grant from the Government of Japan under the Japanese International Cooperation Agency, JICA, will assist in regulating voltage fluctuation in the transmission of bulk electricity […]

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