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Shocking As Power Generation Now Down By 32.3%

Amid controversy that greeted the recent increment of electricity tariff in Nigeria, power generation in the country has nosedived to 2,775 megawatts (MW) yesterday.The new figure represents a 32.3 per cent decline from 4,099.87MW recorded last week. This was contained…

Electricity Tariff Hike: Revoke, Review Concessioning Agreement With DisCos, GenCos – APC Chieftain

Deputy national organising secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nze Chidi Duru, has urged the federal government to review the concessioning agreement with the electricity Distribution ( Discos) and Generating Companies (GenCos) over their monumental failure. Duru who made…

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 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…

Poor Power Supply: Niger Assembly To Grill AEDC Regional Manager

Amid worsening electricity supply to power Nigeria’s ailing economy, the Niger State House of Assembly is set to grill the regional manager, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC). The House in exercise of its oversight powers, summoned the senior member of…

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 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…

Grid Collapse After 421 Days Of Stability: Restoration Is At Advanced Stages — TCN Assures

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has noted that grid restoration nationwide is in progress and has reached advanced stages with powersupply now available in the West, North Central, South, East, and a large portion of the Northern parts of…

Nigeria Achieves Major Milestone As Power Grid Maintains Uninterrupted Stability for Over 400 Consecutive Days

In an extraordinary milestone achievement, the Nigerian power grid has recorded an unparalleled period stability in the history of the power sector, operating without any major disruptions or systems collapse for an impressive span of 400 consecutive days and counting….

TCN Loses 9 Towers Due To Activities Of Vandals, Power Supply Disrupted

The Transmission Company Of Nigeria (TCN) has lost nine towers, from tower 56 to tower 65 along the Papalanto/Abeokuta 132KV transmission line, leading to the disruption of power supply in parts of Ogun State. The towers collapsed due to the…