TCN records national grid transmission capacity of 7,124 MW -Official



The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced that it has attained the wheeling capacity of 7,124 Mega Watts (MW) transmission capacity of electricity to the Distribution Companies.

The Information is part of the communiqué issued in Abuja on Monday, at the end of the 24th monthly meeting of the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola with operators of the Power Sector.

According to the communique, obtained by the Power Sector News, TCN also announced plans to expand its transmission lines through its Transmission Rehabilitation and Expansion Programme in line with its 20 Year Transmission Expansion Plan.

The communiqué reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to improve electricity service delivery through development of policy initiatives like the N701 billion Payment Assurance Guarantee to generating companies.

Other policies of government designed to improve services in the sector include the eligible customer regulations, metering regulations and distribution expansion plan to distribute the approximately 2000MW of generation capacity currently unutilised.


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