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    TCN restores power supply, pledges to investigate source of grid disturbance

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    By Abdul Lawal

    The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has restored power supply nationwide after what it described as ” partial system disturbance ” which occurred at early hours of today and promised to investigate the cause of the unfortunate incident.

    The partial system disturbance according to statement issued by its General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah was caused by sudden drop in system frequency which in turn created system instability in the network .

    “The Transmission Company of Nigeria TCN ,wishies to inform the public that the National grid experienced partial system disturbance at about 10.51am today ,26th September 2022” the statement confirmed.

    ” The restoration of the affected part of the grid commended immediately at 11.55am.with Osogbo/Ihovbor back to the grid followed by Jebba/Osogbo ,Kainji/Jebba,Benin/Onisha,Shiroro/Kaduna,Shiroro/Katampe, and and Alaoji/Ikot-Ekpene. Others are Lokoja/Gwagwalada, Odukpani/ Ikot-Ekpene, Benin/Omotosho,Oke-Aro/ Ikeja West,Egbin / Oke-Aro and Kaduna/Kano”

    According to her, the National Control Centre said a full-scale investigation is being conducted to establish and ascertain the cause of the partial disturbance as this unwholesome event has resulted in aggregated generation loss.
    Mbah stressed that grid restoration is almost complete and the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry -( NESI) regresa any inconvenience caused as well as appreciate the kind understanding customers of electricity within and outside the country.

    TCN said it is committed to leveraging the concerted intervention instituted so far to enhance power supply reliability so that the issue of system disturbance will soon become outdated.

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