TCN cuts power system collapse and restores after grid collapse


The acting Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engr. Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz has said through renewed commitment and proactive maintenance programme, the company reduced power system collapse while improving the national grid.

A statement by the General Manager, Public Affairs at TCN, Mrs Ndidi Mbah, stated the TCN head made the disclosure this recently when he acquired members of Study Group 1 in the Senior Government Course (SEC) forty-three, for 2021 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru – Jos.

“I’m glad to tell you that resulting from our dedication in TCN, transmission grid disturbances have been lowered to the barest minimal; grid capability has additionally elevated.

“Within the first quarter of this year, TCN effectively wheeled successive all-time peak generation without a hitch; the newest being 5,801.60 megawatts (MW) to distribution load centres nationwide.”

He additionally mentioned TCN had put in a number of transformers, rehabilitated a number of substations, upgraded power transmission strains with a number of different initiatives ongoing.

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Chief of the NIPSS Examine Group 1 Senior Course participants, Rear Admiral E.O. Jaiyeola, stated the course was to prime the participants on growing strategic and particular insurance policies for national growth.

“The duty from Mr President is for us to interrogate the challenges and issues surrounding getting things done as we x-ray numerous policies and programmes and that’s the reason why we’re here, significantly focusing on the power sector.”

Meanwhile, the TCN boss, Abdulaziz, has charged members of the West African Power Pool (WAPP) on dedication in the direction of rising entry to electricity in the West African area.

The TCN head, who is also the Chairman, Executive Board of WAPP, gave the charge at the 49th Govt Board Assembly recently held in Cotonou, Benin Republic.


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