About Transmission Company of Nigeria

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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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WORLD BANK APPROVED $486 MILLION NIGERIA ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION ACCESS PROJECT (NETAP)

The World Bank on Friday announced a $486 million International Development Association credit to support the rehabilitation and upgrade of Nigeria’s electricity transmission substations and lines. The spokesperson of the World Bank in Nigeria, Olufunke Olufon, said the approved credit would help increase the power transmission network and enable electricity distribution companies supply consumers with additional power.

     

 

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HOW MO CAUSES MARGINAL IMPROVEMENT IN NIGERIA ELECTRICITY MARKET

The Nigeria Electricity Market performance has been a cause of concerned to participants and stakeholders in the Power Sector. Eric Ephraim Ene, write on the actions taken so far by the Market Operations (MO), of TCN to address the dwindling fortune of the market.

     

 

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FG COMMENDS TCN’s 20 YEARS TRANSMISSION MASTER PLAN

 

By Eric Ephraim Ene

 

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, has commended the management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) for putting together a detailed and well researched 20 years least cost Transmission Expansion Master Plan that is aimed at systematically expanding the grid in a very structured manner.

     

 

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REMARKS BY THE HONORABLE MINISTER OF POWER, WORKS AND HOUSING, MR. BABATUNDE RAJI FASHOLA, SAN DURING THE PRESENTATION OF 20 YEARS TRANSMISSION EXPANSION MASTER PLAN FOR TCN ON 30 JANUARY 2018

When the Buhari administration was inaugurated in 2015, the story of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) was the story of a lack of capacity to transport generated power.       

 

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WOOD LOGGERS DAMAGE OJI RIVER NSUKKA TRANSMISSION LINE, CAUSE POWER DISRUPTION IN NSUKKA TOWN

 

The Transmission Company of Nigeria regrets to announce that activities of wood loggers in Ukana town, by Nineth Mile-Nsukka road, Enugu, have damaged the transmission line between Oji River and Nsukka in Enugu State, cutting off electricity supply to the 2x 7.5MVA 66/11KV transmission Substation in Nsukka, which supplies electricity to Nsukka town in Enugu State. 

 

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TCN TO COMMISSION 1,400 CAPACITY TRANSFORMERS BYJANUARY 2018

Determined to keep pace with anticipated increase in power generation in the country, the management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), announced plans to commission 1,400MW capacity transformers by the end of January, 2018, across the different geo-political zones of the country.

 

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23rd MONTHLY POWER SECTOR OPERATORS MEETING HELD IN LAFIA, NASARAWA STATE ON MONDAY THE 8TH OF JANUARY 2018

REMARKS BY BABATUNDE RAJI FASHOLA, SAN

I will like to start this my remarks by highlighting the Progress and milestones on our journey for incremental power which reassure us that we are on the right path and inspire us to continue with more belief.

 

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TCN RECORDS SYSTEM COLLAPSE

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) regrets to report another System Collapse at 14.19 Hours. Preliminary information from NCC indicated that the tripping of Odukpani-Ikot Ekpene 330kV line, cut off generation from Odukpani Power Station to the grid. Restoration of the grid has reached advanced stage. TCN has also commenced investigations to determine the exact cause of the system disturbance and the outcome will be made public.

 

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