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$570 million power transmission line to link four west African countries

The governments of Nigeria, Togo, Burkina Faso and the Niger Republic have put together the final touches to the execution of a planned $570 million transmission line which runs across the four countries.
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Nigeria: The 100,000MW power sector plan

The special advisor to President Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Zakari, unpacked the work underway in Nigeria's generation, transmission, distribution and metering sectors, noting "there is a plan to invest in SCADA".
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TCN calls for cost-reflective tariffs amid grid expansion efforts in Nigeria

TCN has said that for Nigerians to fully enjoy the benefits of the liberalisation of the power sector, they must pay cost-reflective electricity tariffs.
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TCN seeks to prequalify bidders for substations contract

Deadline date: 15 August 2019 The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) intends to prequalify contractors for the installation of  330/132/33kV & 132/33kV substations as follows: LOT 1 i) Construction of 2x150MVA, 330/132/33kV & 2x60MVA, 132/33kV complete substation at New...
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Nigeria: TCN to evacuate power from Mambila hydropower plant

This week, The Transmission Company of Nigeria received an approval to transmit power from the Mambila Hydropower Plant.
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Global financiers mobilise funds to boost Nigeria’s transmission network

In bids to expand Nigeria's electricity grid to 20,000MW over the next four years, the World Bank, African Development Bank (AfDB), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the French Development Agency have raised $1.57...
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Nigeria: TCN inaugurates 100MVA transformer

On Monday, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) inaugurated a 100MVA transformer at Alimosho substation, Lagos. The objective of the installation is to boost electricity supply to residents within Ikeja Disco, The Nation Online...