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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 Restores Normal Bulk Power Transmission after Apo Transformer Fire

Posted: April 29, 2019 at 7:55 am   /   Abuja, Government, TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has restored normal power transmission through its Apo Transmission substation after a fire outbreak which occurred yesterday involving one of its 45MVA, 132/33kV power transformers feeding AEDC’s 33kV feeders. The fire was put out by the combined efforts of the Federal, FCT and NNPC fire service units. In the […]

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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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TCN procures 3 reactors to improve power supply in 4 states

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 6:17 pm   /   TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, the bulk power transporter in Nigeria, is set to improve power voltage in four states with the procurement of three reactors, which have been deployed to Ikot Ekpene, Jos and Apir Transmission Substations for installation. The reactors are to help correct the voltage problem along the 330kV Ikot Ekpene- Ugwuaji-Makurdi- […]

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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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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 Tackles Power Supply Instability in Sokoto, Birnin-Kebbi & Gusau

Posted: November 6, 2018 at 4:26 pm   /   TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has apologized for the current power supply limitation within Sokoto, Talata-Mafara and Gusau, resulting from transmission capacity constraints on its Birnin-Kebbi-Sokoto-Talata-Mafara-Gusau transmission line, which was caused by the collapse of 132kV tower between Funtua and Gusau. According to the statement signed by the GM Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, TCN […]

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TCN Repairs Faulty 30MVA Transformer in Oghara, Delta State

Posted: October 9, 2018 at 8:14 am   /   TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) stated that it has completed repair work on the 30MVA 132/33kV power transformer in its Oghara Transmission Substation, Delta State that developed fault on the 10 May, 2018. The power transformer installed by NDDC in September, 2016, was repaired and energized on September 29, 2019. According to the General […]

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TCN Energizes New Transformer in Damaturu, Yobe State

Posted: October 8, 2018 at 11:43 am   /   TCN, Uncategorized

In line with the Buhari administration’s policy on incremental power, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has successfully completed and energized the new 330/132kV transmission substation in Damaturu, Yobe State. The contract for the substation was awarded to a local contractor in 2006 with the normal completion period of 18 months, but due to the […]

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