The Nigerian Transmission Company announced that the Nigerian power grid experienced an unprecedented period of stability in the country’s electricity industry.
According to a statement published by Ndidi Mbah, General Manager of Public Affairs, on Tuesday, the Nigeria electricity industry reached a key milestone by going 400 days without any major disruptions or system failures.
TCN stated that this achievement represents a significant step forward in the country’s efforts to develop its power infrastructure and ensure a reliable and dependable electricity supply to distribution load centres for onward distribution to electricity customers nationwide.
It went on to say that the electricity grid’s stability may be ascribed to a mix of strategic actions and improvements in infrastructure.
“In an extraordinary milestone achievement, the Nigerian power grid has recorded an unparalleled period of stability in the history of the power sector, operating without any major disruptions or systems collapse for an impressive span of 400 consecutive days and counting.
“This milestone signifies a remarkable advancement in the nation’s efforts at strengthening its power infrastructure and ensuring a reliable and dependable electricity supply to distribution load centres for onward distribution to electricity customers nationwide.
“The sustained stability and reliability of the Nigerian power grid can be attributed to a combination of strategic measures and investments in the power system by the Management of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).
The power company also disclosed that it had completed multiple Infrastructure Upgrades / N-1 contingencies successfully, converting the grid from a radial network to a loop system by heavily investing in construction and dualising crucial circuits.
“Comprehensive modernization of transmission infrastructure, including commissioning new transmission stations and installing power transformers, has reinforced grid resilience and operational flexibility.