…Plunges communities into darkness
The Transmission Company of Nigeria has decried activities of wood loggers in Ukana town, by Nineth Mile-Nsukka road, Enugu, which regrettably 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.
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) on Monday apologised to its customers over power outage being experienced in the city.
The nation’s power generation capacity has dropped from 4,285 megawatts recorded on September 16 to 3,321 megawatts on December 1 due to scarcity of gas, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN has transmitted about 3,810 megawatts (mw) of electricity generated on September 8 by the generation companies to the 11 distribution companies.
EUCLID MYKE, Abuja
THE Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN has articulated a 15 year incremental working plan to take the current power generation capacity of 2200MW to 10,000MW by 2019 and subsequently, 20,000MW by 2022.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria, Lagos Region, has announced that many parts of the state will experience blackout between 10am and 1pm today (Monday).
According to the TCN, the affected areas are Ikoyi, Victoria Island, Alagbon, Apapa, Ijora, Surulere, Itire, Oshodi, Mushin; the Nigerian Airforce Base, Shogunle, and their environs.
FOLLOWING incessant attacks on gas pipeline and recent grid instability being experienced by millions of electricity consumers nationwide, the management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) are currently working on a contractual agreement by which Nigeria Integrated Power Project (NIPP) plants would provide about 265MW of Spinning Reserves.
Nigerians should hold investors in power sector accountable —Okonkwo
Comrade (Engr) Chris Okonkwo, a General Manager with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) is the newly elected President-General of the Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC).