Thursday , 18 January 2018

Power

Electricity supply worsens as TCN records another system collapse 

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) regrets to report another System Collapse at about 14.19Hours today 3rd January, 2018. Preliminary information from NCC indicated that the tripping of Odukpani-Ikot Ekpene 330kV line, cut off generation from Odukpani Power Station to the grid. Restoration of the grid has reached advanced stage. TCN has also commenced investigations to determine the exact cause of the …

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Power sector records new national peak of 5,222.3MW

The Nigerian Power industry has achieved yet another national peak of 5,222.3MW of electricity effectively transmitted in the national grid on December 18, 2017 at 9pm. In a statement signed by the GM Public Affairs NdidiMbah, TCN said that this milestone achievement is the highest ever recorded in the nation’s power sector to-date. This surpassed the 5,155.9MW achieved on December …

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Power sector records 5, 222.3 MW peak transmission

The Nigerian Power industry has achieved yet another national peak of 5,222.3MW of electricity effectively transmitted in the national grid on December 18, 2017 at 9pm. In a statement signed by the GM Public Affairs Ndidi Mbah, TCN said that this milestone achievement is the highest ever recorded in the nation’s power sector to-date. This surpassed the 5,155.9MW achieved on December 8, 2017 and the earlier peak of 5,074.70MW, achieved on February 2, 2016. The statement noted that the gradual but steady improvement in the nation’s power …

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FG, bidders in negotiation to pay N711bn for 3 NIPP power plants

The Managing Director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company, Mr. Chiedo Ugbo said the Federal Government and the preferred bidders have opened negotiation for payment of N771 billion ($1.975bn) for three power plants The power plants include the 560 megawatts (MW) Calabar Generation Company, GENCO, 513MW Omotosho GENCO, and 434MW Geregu GENCO in Kogi State. Mr. Ugbo, who said this …

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BEDC commissions Asaba mains sub-station to boost supply

Benin Electricity Distribution plc. (BEDC) in its efforts to improve customer service has announced the successful completion and commissioning of a new 2X15MVA 33/11Kv Injection sub-station, Asaba mains at Ibusa in Delta state. The sub-station, which was commissioned by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde  Fashola, came just as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) disclosed that …

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Power Briefing for Saturday 11.11.2017

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1. On November 10 2017, average power sent out was 4,013MWh/hour (up by 175.95MWh/h from the previous day) 2. The reported gas constraint was 1256MW 3. The reported line constraint was 0MW. 4. The reported frequency management constraint due to loss of DisCo feeders was 756.8MW 5.  The water management constraint was 150MW. 6.  The power sector lost an estimated …

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Power Briefing – 301-10-2017

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1. On October 30 2017, average power sent out was 3,409 MWh/hour (down by 497MWh/h) 2. The reported gas constraint was 1621.5MW 3. The reported line constraint was 0MW. 4. The reported frequency management constraint due to loss of DisCo feeders was 500MW 5. The water management constraint was 0MW. 6. The power sector lost an estimated N1,018,000,000 on October …

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Power Briefing

1. On October 28 2017, average power sent out was 4,002 MWh/hour (up by 41.5MWh/h) 2. The reported gas constraint was 1991.7MW 3. The reported line constraint was 0MW. 4The reported frequency management constraint due to loss of DisCo feeders was 657MW 5. The water management constraint was 0MW. 6. The power sector lost an estimated N1,271,000,000 on October 28 …

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Kaduna electric commits to grid stabilisation.

Chairman of Kaduna Electricity Distribution PLC, Alhaji Yusuf Hamisu Abubakar has called for greater collaboration between the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN and the Distribution Companies for effective delivery of qualitative power supply to the Nigerian public. The call was made in Zaria last Friday while making a remark during the official commissioning of a mobile 40MVA power transformer at …

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FG, Qua Iboe Power Plant sign $1.1bn power purchase agreement

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The Qua Iboe Power Plant Ltd (QIPP) and the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) on Thursday signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to construct a 540 Mega Watts gas-fired power plant in the country. The plant, expected to be located in the Akwa Ibom, is expected to cost 1.1 billion dollars. The QIPP, NBET, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Ministry of Finance, had agreed to a Put and …

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