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 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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TCN PLANS TO INCREASE ITS CAPACITY TO 20,000 MW IN FOUR YEARS

Signaling a determined shift towards a robust transmission grid, devoid of incessant system collapse in Nigeria, the management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said that plans are in place, to increase its wheeling capacity to 20,000 Mega Watts in the next 4 years, to adequately take care of anticipated growth in generation capability in the country.

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TCN SUCESSFULLY RESTORES THE SECOND JEBBA-KAINJI AND AJAOKUTA –GWAGWALADA TRANSMISSION LINES

The Transmission Company of Nigeria said that it has successfully restored and energised the second 330kV power transmission line 1 from Jebba to Kainji, and the Ajokuta – Gwagwalada 330kV Double Circuit transmission line 11 on Monday, 2nd October, 2017.

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FG TO EXPORT ELECTRICITY TO ECOWAS STATES THROUGH APPROPRIATE POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENT

 

The Permanent Secretary (Power), Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Louis Edozien, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Federal Government of Nigeria to export electricity to member states of Economic Communities of West African States (ECOWAS) through appropriate Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).

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WAPP, TCN TO CONSTRUCT SECOND 330 KV TRANSMISSION LINE TO BENIN AND TOGO REPUBLICS

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and West African Power Pool have commenced the process for the construction of a second 330 kV transmission line to boost electricity supply to the Republics of Benin and Togo.

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FIRE INCIDENT AT JOS TRANSMISSION SUBSTATION

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) wishes to inform the general public that at about 16:45 hrs., Tuesday 12th September 2017, a 1x150MVA 330/132/33kV power transformer in its Jos Transmission Substation, caught fire and the inferno completely destroyed the power transformer. The fire was eventually put out at about 10pm.

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TCN APPOINTS FOCAL PERSONS TO INTERFACE WITH THE ELEVEN DISCOS

In an effort to resolve and minimize technical challenges, expand the load and promptly attend to Distribution interface issues, the Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has appointed Focal Person to interface with DisCos in order to ensure that the DisCos take more power to the consumers. The Focal Persons were inaugurated recently at the TCN Corporate Headquarters, Abuja.

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