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FEDERAL LAWMAKERS INSPECT TCN HELICOPTERS PROPOSED FOR SALE

25 Oct, 2019 by TCN

Following the recent proposal by the Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria...

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TCN MANAGEMENT AWARD ENGINEERS FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN TRAINING

24 Oct, 2019 by TCN

The Management of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has awarded 11 engineers...

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WAPP TO SYNCHRONIZE POWER SYSTEMS IN 14 ECOWAS COUNTRIES

06 Sept, 2019 by TCN

The West African Power Pool (WAPP), has said that it is working assiduously to synchronize...

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TCN COMPLETES THE INSTALLATION OF TWO 60MVA 132/33kV POWER TRANSFORMERS IN OLD ABEOKUTA SUBSTATION

22 August, 2019 by TCN

The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr. U.G. Mohammed...

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$1.661BILLION USD FOR TCN PROJECTS IN START-UP STAGES, INVESTMENT STILL ON-GOING

22 August, 2019 by TCN

The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr. U.G. Mohammed...

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SENATE DECLARES SUPPORT FOR RE-CAPITALISATION OF DISCO

06 August, 2019 by TCN

The 9th Senate, under the leadership of the Senate President, has said that they would want...

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TCN TARGET 10,000MW WITH SEVEN CRITICAL INVESTMENT IN TRANSMISSION LINES SOON

16 July, 2019 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), said it was targeting to raise the transmission...

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TCN’S RESPONSE TO BEDC POSITION ON PROLONGED OUTAGE IN ONDO SOUTH

02 July, 2019 by TCN

The Management of TCN has responded to the full page advertorial on the above...

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HIGH VOLTAGE CAUSE SYSTEM COLLAPSE & REACTOR FIRE IN BENIN CITY

02 July, 2019 by TCN

The Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has announced that the National...

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OBIANO ADVOCATES FOR MORE ELECTRICITY TO TRANSFORM ANAMBRA STATE INTO A HUB FOR ECONOMIC AND COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES

02 July, 2019 by TCN

One of the critical issues in Anambra State is how to ensure increase in power supply which is fundamental to creating...

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INSURGENTS ATTACK MOLAI SUBSTATION MAIDUGURI

09 May, 2019 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said that its 330/132kV transmission substation at Molai...

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FG, AFD KICK-STARTS ABUJA TRANSMISSION FEEDING SCHEME PROJECT

29 April, 2019 by TCN

The Federal Government has kick-started the reinforcement of high-voltage transmission ring around Abuja...

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NO PLANNED OUTAGE IN ZARIA AND GUSAU – TCN

29 April, 2019 by TCN

The transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) would like to correct erroneous information by Kaduna Electric...

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SIX TCN TOWERS VANDALISED IN DELTA STATE

25 March, 2019 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) hereby state that six power transmission towers along the Delta - Benin and Delta – Sapele - Benin 330kV...

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POWER SECTOR ACHIEVES NEW DAILY ENERGY PEAK OF 110,724.93MWH

23 March, 2019 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria hereby announces that the power sector has achieved a new daily grid energy peak of 110,724.93MWH on Wednesday, 20th of March, 2019.

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TCN PROCURES THREE POWER REACTORS FOR IKOT EKPENE, JOS AND APIR 330kV TRANSMISSION SUBSTATIONS

14 March, 2019 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) hereby state that it has procured three (3) number reactors, which have been deployed to Ikot Ekpene, Jos and Apir Transmission Substations for installation.

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AGIP, TCN COLLABORATE TO FURTHER EXPAND THE GRID

14 March, 2019 by TCN

TCN and AGIP are working together to extend electricity to Kwale and environs in Delta State as well as fortify some transmission towers legs on that axis.

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NNPC TO ESTABLISH INTEGRATED POWER PLANTS IN THE COUNTRY

12 March, 2019 by TCN

In a renewed hope and interest in the nation’s power sector, the Management of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed plans to establish integrated power plants in conjunction with its Joint Venture partners to boost electricity supply in the country.

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TCN COMPLETES INSTALLATION OF 300MVA POWER TRANSFORMER IN ALAOJI, DELIVERS BRAND NEW 150MVA POWER TRANSFORMER TO KUMBOTSO SUBSTATION

18 February, 2019 by TCN

In line President Buhari’s policy on incremental power, the Transmission Company of Nigeria TCN has completed the installation and commissioning into service, one brand new 300MVA 330/132/33kV power...

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5,357MW NEW GENERATION PEAK IS VERIFIABLE

14 February, 2019 by TCN

The attention of the Transmission Company of Nigeria has been drawn to the recent on-line publication by Daily Independent in which Engr. Chris Okonkwo a staff of TCN and the President General of Senior Staff of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSEAC)...

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TCN COMMISSIONS 2X40MVA 132/33KV YAURI TRANSMISSION SUBSTATION IN KEBBI STATE

11 February, 2019 by TCN

The Governor of Kebbi State, Sen. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has expressed immense gratitude to the Management of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), for their commitment towards the completion and commissioning of the 2x40MVA 132/33kV Transmission Substation at Yelwa Yauri in Kebbi State. .

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TCN ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF NEW 2x40MVA SUBSTATION IN KEBBI STATE

11 February, 2019 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has again successfully completed another new 2x40MVA 132/33kV transmission substation project in Yauri, Kebbi State.

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TCN Announces New National Peak of 5,375MW

11 February, 2019 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria has announced that the National Grid has successfully transmitted a new generation peak of 5375MW on Thursday, 7th February 2019 at 21.00hrs.

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FASHOLA COMMISSIONS A NEW TRANSMISSION SUBSTATION ON ILASHE ISLAND, LAGOS

11 February, 2019 by TCN

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babtunde Raji Fashola has commissioned a brand new 1x30MVA/ 132/33kV Transmission Substation built wholly by Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Ilashe Island in Oriade Local Council Development Area of Lagos State.

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TCN REPAIRS AND ENERGIZES 150MVA TRANSFORMER ON KUMBOTSO SUBSTATION

7 February, 2019 by TCN

In line with the Buhari administration's policy on incremental power, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has successfully repaired and energized a 150MVA 330/132kV power transformer which got burnt 5years ago in Kumbotso Transmission Substation.

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TCN SIGNS CONTRACTS WITH GRID SOLUTION FOR “ABUJA FEEDING SCHEME” PROJECT

30 January, 2018 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has signed contract with Grid Solution and Seioyun-sac of China for the Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation and commissioning of a 2No 330/132/33kV substations at New Apo and West Main...

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SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT IN FREQUENCY FLUCTUATION

18 January, 2018 by TCN

Transmission Company of Nigeria wishes to announce that the National Grid has achieved frequency control of between 49.80Hz and 50.20Hz for 64.47% of the time and frequency...

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TCN BACKFEEDS KANO DISCO FEEDERS AFFECTED BY KUMBOTSO 150MVA TRANSFORMER WHILE EFFECTING REPAIRS

18 January, 2018 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said that it is presently backfeeding Kano disco feeders affected by the recent failure of one of its 150MVA 132/33kV power transformers in Kumbotso Transmission Substation...

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TCN’s NORTHERN CORRIDOR PROJECT

30 December, 2018 by TCN

Transmission Company of Nigeria has continued to implement its Transmission Rehabilitation and Expansion Program (TREP) that seeks to Rehabilitate, Stabilize and provide necessary redundancy...

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TCN COMMISSIONS NEW 2X40MVA DAURA TRANSMISSION SUBSTATION AND 1X60MVA POWER TRANSFORMER IN KATSINA SUBSTATION

30 December, 2018 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria TCN has completed the installation and commissioning of a brand new 80MVA capacity 132/33kV transmission substation in Daura and a new 60MVA 132/33kV power transformer in its Katsina Transmission Substation.

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TCN COMPLETES INSTALLATION OF TWO 60MVA POWER TRANSFORMERS IN BENIN AND ONITSHA

30 December, 2018 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has successfully completed the installation of two 60MVA 132/33kV power transformers in its Benin and Onitsha(GCM) Transmission Substations.

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JAPAN SIGNS GRANT AID AGREEMENT WITH NIGERIA TOWARDS UPGRADING TWO TRANSMISSION SUBSTATIONS IN LAGOS

29 November, 2018 by TCN

Japan has over the years built and maintained a consistent partnership with Nigeria towards strengthening and improving Nigeria’s electric power infrastructure.

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TCN PRESENTS PROGRESS REPORT ON TRANSMISSION PROJECTS TO DONOR -AGENCIES

26 November, 2018 by TCN

The Management of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) met with some of its Donor Stakeholders recently in Abuja to discuss developments with regards to the TCN's Transmission Rehabilitation and Expansion Programme (TREM) and the way forward.

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PRESS RELEASE: TCN RESTORES SUPPLY TO FUNTUA SUBSTATION AFTER KANO DISCO CABLE FIRE

23 November, 2018 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) hereby state that it has restored bulk electricity supply to Funtua Transmission Substation, Katsina State, after the fire incident which emanated from a faulty 33kV armored cable from KEDCO 33kV feeder burnt along the cable into adjoining TCN substation, gutting and damaging TCN’s Protection and Control panel of 7.5MVA, 132/33kV transformer in its substation.

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Edo State Governments Reiterate Commitment for Greater Partnership with TCN

22 November, 2018 by TCN

The Edo State government has reiterated its commitment to greater partnership with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), to further strengthen the grid and ensure the prompt execution of transmission projects within the state for the benefit of the people.

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FG TARGET 20% RENEWABLE ENERGY MIX BY 2020

22 November, 2018 by TCN

The Federal Government has disclosed that one of its national policy objective was to have 20 per cent renewable energy in the national energy mix in Nigerian by the year 2020. .

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TCN REPLACES COLLAPSED TOWER AND RESTORES NORMAL BULK POWER SUPPLY IN SOKOTO, BIRNIN-KEBBI AND GUSAU

19 November, 2018 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has restored normal bulk power supply to Sokoto, Talata-Mafara and Gusau following the replacement of the collapsed 132kV tower between Funtua in Katsina State and Gusau in Zamfara State.

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FEDERAL GOVT DELIVERS ON CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE -FASHOLA: TCN WHEELING CAPACITY NOW 8000MW

15 November, 2018 by TCN

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has disclosed that under the Buhari-led Federal Government, power supply in the nation has improved with an increase in...

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PRESS RELEASE: POWER DISRUPTION IN PARTS OF BENIN CITY

15 November, 2018 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) wishes to inform the general public that the disruption and subsequent load shedding of electricity supply experienced in some parts of Benin City and environs was due to maintenance work carried out by the (BEDC).

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TCN TACKLES POWER SUPPLY INSTABILITY IN SOKOTO, BIRNIN-KEBBI AND GUSAU

06 November, 2018 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has apologized for the current power supply limitation within Sokoto, Talata-Mafara and Gusau, resulting from transmission capacity constraints

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PLASTICS DUMPSITE FIRE DAMAGE BASE OF TOWER No 5 IN ONITSHA

01 November, 2018 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) wishes to inform the general public that in the early hours of Friday 26th October 2018, the base of suspension Tower No 5 at the Onitsha end of the Onitsha-Asaba 330kV transmission.

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TCN LAUDS ARREST OF TOWER VANDALS ALONG KATSINA – DAURA 132KV TRANSMISSION LINE

01 November, 2018 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has commended efforts of Katsina State Police Command for arresting four suspects in connection with the vandalism of TCNs’ transmission towers in Ajuwa area of Katsina State.

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TCN IMPROVES POWER SUPPLY IN EJIGBO WITH TWO100MVA POWER TRANSFORMERS

30 October, 2018 by TCN

In line with the Federal Government’s policy of attaining 20,000MW by 2021, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has again increased bulk electricity transmission through its Ejigbo Transmission Substation, Lagos State, with the addition of two units of 100MVA, 132/33kV power transformers.

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FORMER TOP MANAGERS OF DEFUNCT NEPA, PHCN/TCN COMMEND TCN’S GIANT STRIDE IN THE POWER SECTOR.

15 October, 2018 by TCN

The Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has been commended for the giant strides recorded in the Power Sector under the leadership of its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed.

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NO EXPLOSION OF ANY TCN INSTALLATION NATIONWIDE.

26 September, 2018 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria hereby repudiate the information going round the social media networks that there has been a serious explosion of one of its 150MVA 330/132kV power transformers and hereby state that the information is totally false and malicious without an iota of truth.

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TCN RESTORES POWER SUPPLY TO THE NORTH EAST

25 September, 2018 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said that it successfully restored electricity supply to the North Eastern states of Bauchi, Gombe, Yobe, Taraba, Adamawa and Borno today, the 24th of September, 2018, after the Jos- Gombe 330kV transmission line tripped on fault.

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JOS - GOMBE TRANSMISSION LINE TRIPS AFTER COMPLETION OF ANNUAL MAINTAINENCE

24 September, 2018 by TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) hereby state that due to the tripping on fault of the Jos-Gombe 330kV Transmission Line, which had just undergone Annual Scheduled Maintenance, the North Eastern States including Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa Borno, Yobe and Taraba are currently out of power supply.

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TCN AGAIN INCREASES TRANSMISSION CAPACITY WITH TWO NEW 60MVA TRANSFORMERS IN EDO AND OGUN STATES

16 September, 2018 by TCN

In line with the Buhari administration's policy on incremental power, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has again successfully completed the installation of two units...

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TCN AGAIN HAS ENERGISED DAMATURU 330KV SUBSTATION AND GOMBE-DAMATURU 330KV LINE AFTER THREE MONTHS OF TAKING OVER FROM A CONTRACTOR

16 September, 2018 by TCN

In line with the policy of President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s policy on incremental power, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)...

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LOCALIZED TRIPPINGS ARE NOT TCN AFFAIR

30 August, 2018 by TCN

Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) recently alleged that the National Grid was highly unstable, with over 2,000 tripping in its network between January and July 2018.

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TCN FURTHER BOOSTS GRID CAPACITY WITH THREE ADDITIONAL BRAND NEW POWER TRANSFORMERS.

30 August, 2018 by TCN

In line with the Buhari Administration’s policy on incremental power, TCN under its Transmission Rehabilitation and Expansion Program (TREP) has again completed the installation of 100MVA, 60MVA and 60/66MVA, 132/33kV power transformers in three different transmission substations.

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TCN ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF NEW WUDIL SUBSTATION AND 60MVA POWER TRANSFORMER IN AKURE

30 August, 2018 by TCN

In line with the policy of this administration on incremental power, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has again successfully completed a 30/40MVA 132/33kV transmission substation project in Wudil, Kano State and a brand new 60MVA 132/33kV power transformer in Akure, Ondo State.

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