17 power stations shut output units as demand plunges

Seventeen of the nation’s 27 power stations have been forced to shut down some of their units on the back of low demand by electricity distribution companies, worsening the blackout being experienced by millions of customers across the country. Total power generation in the country dropped to 2,842.1 megawatts as of 6am on Thursday from […]

TCN frustrating power sector, says Discos

The electricity distribution companies (Discos) have accused the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) of frustrating the power sector, saying that the national grid, under the TCN, can carry only 4,557 megawatts (mw). Speaking in Abuja, Sunday Oduntan, the executive director of Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), suggested that the transmission network needs to be […]

Ibadan customers to get meters within 10 working days – IBEDC

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The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) says it will ensure that customers get meters within 10 working days of receipt of payment. John Ayodele, chief operating officer, made this known at a town hall meeting to educate electricity consumers on the meter asset provider(MAP) scheme on Wednesday in Ile-Ife. He said that MAP was established […]

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. It also revealed that it has recovered 775 stranded containers from 800 units abandoned for over ten years […]