About Transmission Company of Nigeria

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) was incorporated in November 2005. TCN emerged from the defunct National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) as a product of the merger of the Transmission and Operations sectors on April 1, 2004.

Being one of the 18 unbundled Business Units under the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), the company was issued a transmission License on 1st July, 2006. TCN licensed activities include: electricity transmission, system operation and electricity trading which is ring fenced.

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    Existing TCN

    The existing Transmission Company of Nigeria Transmission Line Systems.
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    Proposed Supergrid Network

    Where we are going to, our Future!
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    Project Executed

    A dynamic, progressive work environment and corporate culture sets the stage for a team that thinks "outside the box" promoting innovation to and continuous improvement in our means, methods and sequencing startegies
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    Past Event

    President GoodLuck Jonathan on Saturday, commissioned the 500 megawatts Omotosho Power Plant Phase 2 with four gas turbines in Ondo State.
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MINISTER COMMENDS TCN’s NETWORK EXPANSION STRIDES

The Permanent Secretary, Power, Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Louis Edozien, has applauded the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), for striving to remain well ahead of generation with the widespread ongoing nation - wide expansion of its network.

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TCN RESTORES POWER SUPPLY TO BIRININ GWARI AND YAURI; COMPLETES THE CONSTRUCTION OF MAYO-BELWA 132/33KV SUB-STATION IN ADAMAWA STATE

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said that it has successfully restored electricity supply to Birinin Gwari and Yauri in Kaduna and Kebbi States respectively. Power supply was restored at about 5:10pm on Monday, 24th July, 2017, 11days after the collapse of tower No 183 on Thursday, 13th July, 2017.

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TCN INCREASE TRANSFORMER CAPACITY AT AJAH TRANSMISSION SUBSTATION.

The Transmission Company of Nigeria has again increased transformer capacity in its Ajah substation with an additional 60MVA 132/33kV power transformer, which was successfully refurbished, installed and commissioned into service on July 11th, 2017, bringing the stations’ transformer capacity at 132kV level to 220MVA.

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FG COMMISSIONS KUKWABA TRANSMISSION SUBSTATION, ABUJA

The Federal Government has commissioned the 2x60MVA, 132/33kV transmission substation, Kukwaba, Abuja, built by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), as part of efforts to improve power supply situation within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). 

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TCN REINFORCES HADEJA 132/33KV SUBSTATION; SET TO CONSTRUCT NEW KANO LINE

The management of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has carried out the reinforcement of the Hadejia 132/33KV substation with an additional 60 MVA power transformer as part of efforts to improve power supply in Nigeria.

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TCN MADE HISTORIC MILESTONE IN SYSTEM STABILITY

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has, for the first time in the last 20years, maintained grid frequency stability within the operating band of 49.5Hz to 50.5Hz for 24 consecutive hours. This important milestone, which was achieved on the 14th of June, 2017, is a key pointer to the gradual and consistent improvement in the stability of the nation’s transmission grid.

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EXECUTIVE ORDERS NOS. 001 AND 003 OF 2017: PROMOTION OF TRANSPARENCY AND EFFICIENCY IN THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT: AND SUPPORT FOR LOCAL CONTENT IN THE PUBLIC PROCUREMENTS BY THE MINISTRIES, DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES (MDAs)

Sequel to Government directives on the above, a draft Application Procedure for connecting New and Modified Users to the TCN Transmission grid has been developed and sent to NERC for approval before it would be posted on this site. Both the Application Procedure and Application form shall be uploaded, the Application form could be down-loaded, filled and submitted with a non-refundable processing fee of N200,000.00 only.

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PRESS RELEASE : TCN & GENCOS COLLABORATE TO IMPROVE GRID STABILITY

The Interim Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed, has commended the Managements of Power Generating Companies for deploying Free Governor Control mechanisms in their power plants which have resulted in improved grid stability and reliability.

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