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TCN and Non-Evacuation of Energy by the DisCos

TCN and Non-Evacuation of Energy by the DisCos

The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Alhaji Usman Gur Muhammad, has confirmed my earlier assertion that the distribution companies (DisCos) cannot be able to distribute the energy from the generation companies and transmission grid system network. He spoke recently in Abuja, during a dinner with journalists covering the power sector. Alhaji

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DisCos Installing Substandard Prepaid Meters, says TCN

Power distribution companies are increasingly installing meters that are non-compliant with industry standards, the Transmission Company of Nigeria has said. According to the Market Operator, a department in the TCN, many substandard meters are being given out by DisCos to electricity consumers, a development that will attract sanctions if not stopped. This, however, was countered

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TCN Loses Transformer to Fire in Nkalagu

A 30MVA 132/33kV power transformer of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) was lost to fire yesterday afternoon at the Nkalagu transmission substation, Enugu. In a statement signed by the GM Public Affairs, Mrs.  Mbah, TCN said that the Old 30MVA power transformer which had already been earmarked for replacement in line with TCNs Transmission

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Vandals Cut Down Tower 53 and 54 in Cross River State

Vandals struck at Tower 53, Itu-Adiabo 132kV transmission line located in a valley in Inuakpa, Odukpani Local Government Area in Cross Rivers State and cut down the transmission tower which TCN had earlier replaced the transmission lines to enhance its capacity. A release signed by the General Manager, Public Affairs, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Ndidi

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Abandoned Power

It is a veritable example of how not to use public funds or indeed, how not to conduct any business whatsoever. A few months back, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) had informed Nigerians that power equipment imported by various contractors worth hundreds of billions of naira lay waste at the ports. These components were

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Reps to Probe TCN Over Delay of $300 Million Power Project

The House of Representatives says it will investigate the delay in the execution of the $300 million Nigeria Electricity and Gas Improvement Project (NEGIP) by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Premium Times reports. In a resolution which followed a motion on matters-of-urgent-public-importance by Yunusa Abubakar (Gombe-APC) at plenary on Tuesday, the House mandated its Committee on

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Nigeria’s Grid Loses 2,588MW to Load Rejection, Gas Shortages

The Nigerian electricity grid lost 2,588 MegaWatts (MW) to the rejection of energy by some of the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos), and the shortage of gas across six Generation Companies (GenCos), Daily Trust reports. Daily power statistics from the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing indicate that the loss occurred between last Saturday and Sunday. About

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Fire Destroys TCN Power Facility in Enugu

A 30MVA 132/33kV power transformer of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), located at the Nkalagu transmission substation in Enugu state has been damaged by fire, Leadership reports. The GM Public Affairs, TCN, Mrs. Mbah said in a statement that the Old 30MVA power transformer which had already been earmarked for replacement in line with TCN’s

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