Daily Archives: October 6, 2017


TCN Wheeled Out 105,535.8 Megawatts of Electricity In September

TCN Wheeled Out 105,535.8 Megawatts of Electricity In September

The Transmission Company of Nigeria on Wednesday said it wheeled out 105,535.8 megawatts of electricity in September. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that this was an increase of 10,577.1 megawatts over 94,958.7 megawatts wheeled out in August. The daily statistics of TCN operations obtained by NAN from the Nigerian Electricity System Operator, a section of the


GenCos Explain Continued Epileptic Power Supply Despite 7,500 Megawatt Capacity

The electricity Generation Companies (GenCos) on Wednesday, said that despite the increased capacity to produce power, electricity supply has not improved in the country due to deeming capacity. It explained that most of the newly added capacities have been constrained from reaching electricity consumers. Speaking with Nigerian Tribune in Abuja, the Technical Assistant, Media, to


Electricity Supply has Improved Greatly – BEDC

There seems to be smiles on the faces of BEDC customers located in Asaba, Delta state as residents testified of 24 hours electricity supply without interruption. The success recorded by BEDC was attributed to the efforts of the Federal Government toward boosting power supply. The company’s Spokesman, Mr Tayo Adekunle, said this in an interview

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FG Approves Payment of N25.9 Billion to Electricity DisCos

The Federal Executive Council has approved the payment of N25.99 billion to electricity distribution companies in the country as party of the power sector recovery programme, Channels reports. The amount is part of the N67.41 billion the discos said they were being owed by the government – ministries, departments, and agencies. After verification, the Federal

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IBEDC Appeals for Understanding over Disruptions from TCN Upgrade

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc (IBEDC) has appealed for the understanding and cooperation of its customers in Abeokuta and environs for the disruption they will experience in electricity supply over the coming months, The Punch reports. The IBEDC said in a statement that the Transmission Company of Nigeria would embark on infrastructural and equipment

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‘Power Sector Privatisation has Delivered’

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has listed the gains of the power sector privatisation of 2013 as power plants. He cited the Egbin and Shiroro power plants as having upgraded their output substantially. Fashola spoke during the Policy Dialogue on the Power Sector organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and

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