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TCN Secures $2 Billion to Expand Capacity to 20,000MW

TCN Secures $2 Billion to Expand Capacity to 20,000MW

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has secured close to $2billion for the rehabilitation of national grid infrastructure and expansion of its transmission capacities up to 20,000 megawatts target within the next three years, The Guardian. Before now, some of the transmission facilities are outdated, or inadequate and too weak to evacuate power generated by


TCN Secures $1.55bn from Multilateral Corporations for Transmission Expansion

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has secured 1.55 billion dollars from multilateral corporations to finance its transmission expansion projects in the country, Business Day reports. The Managing Director of TCN, Mr Usman Mohammed, said this in Kano on Monday, while addressing newsmen. He said that TCN had approached multilateral donors to raise significant finance


TCN Continues Efforts to Restore Power to North East

The Transmission Company of Nigeria has announced that it has continued its efforts to restore power to areas in the Northeast, in the wake of the rehabilitation process ongoing in these regions after the curb of the insurgency. According to TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs. Seun Olagunju, “We have energized a 40 (Mega Volt


Nigerian Senate to Amend 3 Power-Related Bills

The Nigerian Senate is currently working on amending three power-related bills, Sweetcrude Reports has gathered. We gathered that the Senate has been meeting with the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Board, NERC, House of Representatives Committee on Power, including representatives from the distribution companies, DisCos, Generation Companies, GenCos and the Transmission Companies, TCN, over the bills. One


TCN Increases Transmission with Transformer in Ajah

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) Thursday said electricity transmission has been increased by additional 60MVA 132/33kV transformer in its Ajah substation. In a statement issued by the General Manager (Public Affairs), TCN, Seun Olagunju the 60MVA 132/33kV power transformer which was successfully refurbished, installed and commissioned into service, has brought the transformer capacity at 132kV level to


Minister Commends TCN’s Network Expansion Strides

The Permanent Secretary, Power, Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Louis Edozien, has applauded the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), for striving to remain well ahead of generation with the widespread ongoing nation – wide expansion of its network. The Permanent Secretary, Power, who represented the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde


TCN Restores Supply to Communities in Kaduna, Kebbi States

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said that it has successfully restored electricity supply to Birinin Gwari and Yauri in Kaduna, and Kebbi States respectively.The power supply was restored at about 5:10 pm on Monday, 24th July 2017, 11days after the collapse of tower No 183, on Monday, 24th July 2017. In a statement

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