TCN’s New Haven, 9th Mile, Nsukka 132kV Double Circuit Transmission lines, still under construction has been vandalized by unknown persons on Tuesday, 20th February, 2018, at the Eziama Nike village in Enugu East, Enugu State.
The MD/CEO of the transmission Company of Nigeria, Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed last week, visited the Karu Transmission Substation to assess ongoing installation of a brand new 60MVA, 132/33kV power transformer which replaces the second faulty 60MVA power transformer at the substation.
The World Bank on Friday announced a $486 million International Development Association credit to support the rehabilitation and upgrade of Nigeria’s electricity transmission substations and lines. The spokesperson of the World Bank in Nigeria, Olufunke Olufon, said the approved credit would help increase the power transmission network and enable electricity distribution companies supply consumers with additional power.
By Eric Ephraim Ene
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, has commended the management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) for putting together a detailed and well researched 20 years least cost Transmission Expansion Master Plan that is aimed at systematically expanding the grid in a very structured manner.