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NGF: 36 states to get $4 billion from AFDB

The African Development Bank, AfDB, has concluded arrangements to establish Special Agro-Promising Zones (SAPZs) in all the 36 of the country, Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, reveals.

TCN to split, eyes $5 million digital power transmission control rooms

The Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr Usman Gur Mohammed has announced process to split the company and will spend $5 million to digitise its substations’ control rooms nationwide.
Power

Federal government injects N600 billion into electricity market

The Market Operator of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engr. Edmund Ejie, on Wednesday disclosed that the Federal Government has approved N600billion for injection into the nation’s electricity market.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

Siemens: $5 billion annual revenue likely in electricity sector

To unleash the full economic potential in the Nigerian power sector, Siemens AG has said that the sector must not only aim to remove Aggregate Technical, Commercial, and Collections losses, ATC&C, but also increase its generation capacity.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo: Federal government raises installed power generation capacity to 13,427MW

The Federal Government has increased installed power generation capacity to 13,427 megawatts (Mw), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said.

BPE: Federal government, Siemens power project takes off December

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the implementation of the agreement which the Federal Government signed with Siemens for the resolution of challenges in the power sector will take off in December.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

NNPC chief, DPR director, others to speak at NAEC conference

The Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, is to lead other team of discussants to x-ray topical issues in oil and gas industry at the 2019 edition of the National Association of Energy Correspondents (NAEC) annual conference.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

BPE: Siemens power sector roadmap to commence by year-end

The implementation of the technical and commercial proposal on electrification roadmap for Nigeria by Siemens Group will commence by the end of the year, the Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Alex Okoh, has said.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

Power generation hovers around 2,886.1MW

According to the “Operational Report of 05/08/2019” the Nigerian System Operator of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) posted on its website on Tuesday, the peak generation that the companies recorded on Sunday was 4,437.6Mw.

Federal government gives conditions for electricity tariff hike

The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has said an increase in electricity tariff can only be justified by widespread provision of meters and improved service delivery to customers.

Blackout looms in parts of Kano as TCN suspends KEDCO

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Sunday became the latest electricity distribution company to be affected by the gale of regulatory sanctions by the electricity market operator.

TCN targets capacity of 10,000MW

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) is planning to raise the transmission wheeling capacity of the power grid to 10,000 megawatts (MW) as it moves to achieve its target by re-conducting seven critical lines nationwide this year.
Power

TCN to upgrade 7 power lines, targets 10,000MW soon

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said it is set to raise transmission wheeling capacity to 10,000 megawatts (MW) this year by re-conductoring seven critical lines nationwide.
Power

System collapse: Discos deny dropping load allocation

Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) Monday denied the allegation of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) that the system collapse that was experienced on Sunday was “due to high voltage following massive drop of load by the electricity distribution companies.”

NERC: Estimated billing will be over soon

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says its Meter Asset Providers (MAP) scheme will enable Nigerians to pay only for power consumed and end the issue of estimated billing soon.

TCN blames load drop by Discos for transformer explosion in Benin

The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says massive load drop by electricity distribution companies was responsible for the system collapse to the national grid, occasioned by the fire outbreak that gutted their transformer in Benin, Edo State.

TCN records another system collapse

Business and other activities were scuttled nationwide, yesterday, following the system collapse recorded by Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN.

Fire guts 150MVA TCN transformer in Edo

Fire on Sunday destroyed a 150MVA transformer belonging to the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) at the 330/132/33KVA substation along Sapele Road, Benin.

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NGF: 36 states to get $4 billion from AFDB

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