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TCN Clarifies BEDC Statement on Its Inability To Deliver Power To Its 33KV Customers

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN has clarified issues surrounding the inability of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to supply 20 hours of power supply to its band A customers. The TCN reacted to a publication by BEDC on…

Nigeria’s Electricity Regulator Hikes Tariff For Band A Consumers

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved about 300% increase in electricity rates for Band A category customers, leading to removal electricity subsidy for 15 percent of consumers.⁣ Band A are those who enjoy electricity supply for 20 hours…

TCN Restores National Grid After System Disturbance

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has successfully restored the national grid following a system disturbance that occurred at 4:28 p.m. on Thursday, 28th March 2024, with full recovery achieved by 10:00 p.m. that same day, the General Manager, Public…

TCN Expands Regional Capacity, Increases Capacity of Port Harcourt Main Substation with 100MVA Transformer

In a bid to boosts regional capacity, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has commissioned a 100MVA 132/33kV power transformer at its Port Harcourt Main Substation, enhancing the bulk transmission capability of the substation by 80MW. This initiative, which is…

Dan Agundi Power Transformers’ Fire Incident: TCN Restores Power Affected Areas in Kano

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has confirmed that on Sunday it restored power supply to some of the areas taking supply from the transformers affected by the Dan Agundi Substation fire incident in Kano, adding that full restoration for…

TCN Suffers Another System Sabotage, Shiroro-Katampe Transmission Line Vandalised

Less than two weeks after its Tower 70 along its 330kV Gwagwalade – Katampe Transmission line was vandalised, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has suffered yet another vandalism of its transmission line. This time, the company reported that one…

TCN Explains Outages in FCT Despite Capacity To Supply Adequate Power

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has stated that the current power supply situation in Abuja is not attributable to inadequate transmission capacity resulting from the Gwagwalada tower vandalism incident of 26th February, 2024. The transmission company in a statement…

Mining Sector: Alake Pledges Commitment To Empowering Women With Relevant Skills

The Minister of Solid Minerals Development and Chairman of the African Minerals Strategy Group (AMSG), Dr. Dele Alake has affirmed the commitment of the African continent to equipping women with requisite skills to participate actively in the mining sector value…

TCN’s Tower 70 Along 330kV Gwagwalada – Katampe Transmission Line Vandalised

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has stated that its Tower 70 along its 330kV Gwagwalade – Katampe Transmission line has been vandalised with the tower standing precariously on the ground. The TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, in…

TCN Suffers Setback As Vandals Destroy Its Two 330kV Transmission Towers

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has suffered major setback after the vandalism and destruction of two of its transmission towers. The destroyed towers are T377 and T378, along the Gombe – Damaturu 330kV transmission line on Friday, February 23,…