About Transmission Company of Nigeria

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) was incorporated in November 2005. TCN emerged from the defunct National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) as a product of the merger of the Transmission and Operations sectors on April 1, 2004.

Being one of the 18 unbundled Business Units under the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), the company was issued a transmission License on 1st July, 2006. TCN licensed activities include: electricity transmission, system operation and electricity trading which is ring fenced.

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    A dynamic, progressive work environment and corporate culture sets the stage for a team that thinks "outside the box" promoting innovation to and continuous improvement in our means, methods and sequencing startegies
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TCN ENERGIZE THE ASABA BENIN TRANSMISSION LINE, INCREASE TRANSMISSION LINES CAPACITY BY 600MW

In line with the Federal Governments Strategy on incremental power, the Transmission Company of Nigeria has energized the 2nd Asaba-Benin 330kV transmission line on the 3rd of November, 2017, adding 600MW transmission capacity to its transmission network.

 

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21st MONTHLY MEETING OF OPERATORS OF THE POWER SECTOR HELD ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2017 AT THE TCN 330/132kV TRANSMISSION SUBSTATION IN ASABA, DELTA STATE.

Dear members of the Nigerian Electricity Sector Industry:

I welcome you once again to our monthly power meeting, the 21st monthly meeting we have held without fail.

This meeting is being hosted by Benin Electricity Distribution Company in Asaba, the capital of Delta State which falls within the franchise of Benin DISco.

 

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WEST AFRICAN POWER POOL (WAPP) HOLDS ITS 12TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The West African Power Pool held its 12th General Assembly in Accra Ghana from October 30th to November 3rd, 2017. The programme themed “Regional Electricity Market: Ensuring West African Integration” witnessed a convergence of Heads of Power Utilities from fourteen (14) member states of the pool and Donor Agencies.

 

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TCN INSTALLED 60MVA AT FUNTUA TRANSMISSION SUSBTATION

 

In line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s strategy on incremental power, TCN has successfully installed a 60MVA power transformer at the Funtua Transmission Substation in Katsina State.  The transformer which was installed wholly by TCN engineers was successfully commissioned on October 10, 2017.

 

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TCN INCREASES TRANSMISSION CAPACITY IN ZARIA BY 40MVA

 

In line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s  Strategy on Incremental Power,

the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said it has successfully completed the installation and commissioning into service of brand new 40MVA 132/33KV mobile power transformer at Zaria on October 17, 2017.

 

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TCN RE-ERECTS DAMAGED TRANSMISSION TOWER 145 IN ASOKORO, ABUJA

 

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has successfully completed the construction of a new transmission tower in replacement of the damaged transmission tower 145 which was destroyed last month, when a trailer lost control along the Asokoro axis of Abuja, ramming into, and destroying the transmission tower. 

 

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TCN RESTORES POWER AFTER FORCED OUTAGE

 

TCN has fully restored power transmission to distribution load centers nationwide, following a partial system disturbance caused by the tripping of the 330kV transmission line from Benin to Onitsha, on Tuesday, 17th October, 2017 at 7.40pm. 

 

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FASHOLA COMMENDS TCN FOR RESTORING TWO NUMBER 33OkV TRANSMISSION LINES

 

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has commended the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) for bringing back to service, the second Jebba/Kainji 330kV transmission line and the 2nd Ajaokuta – Abuja 330kV transmission line both of which were inoperative since 2015.

 

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