Daily Archives: October 4, 2017


TCN Calls for Increase in Electricity Tariff

TCN Calls for Increase in Electricity Tariff

The Transmission Company of Nigeria Plc (TCN), has demanded for a review of the current electricity tariff, ostensibly cost reflective, which will entail more payment by the end users of power.  TCN demand was contained in an application filed to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), for an extraordinary tariff review, as a means of


Safety Campaigns to Reduce Electrical Accidents – AEDC

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has said the safety campaigns it started recently have reduced cases of electrical accidents across Kogi, Nasarawa, Niger and its Abuja service area. The Director Risk and Compliance, Mr Collins Chabuka, who disclosed this last weekend while sensitising schools in Abuja about electrical safety, said “We have done this

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World Bank Assists TCN with Kainji Hydro Rehabilitation

The Project Manager, Project Management Unit (PMU) of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engr. Abubakar Gwadabe, has said the unit is helping to improve electricity supply through many projects including the rehabilitation of Kainji hydropower and others with support from the World Bank, Daily Trust reports. He spoke at the TCN-PMU preliminary stakeholders consultation for


NERC Considers 3 Metering Options to Eliminate Estimated Billing

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is considering three innovative options; Meter Service Providers (MSP) scheme, modified Credited Advance Payment for Metering Implementation (CAPMI), and franchising in rural and urban settlements, to improve the metering obligations of electricity distributions companies (Discos) to their customers, THISDAY reports. Under the MSP scheme, NERC explained that MSPs could be

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