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Grid Collapse: Restoration At Advanced Stages After 421 Days Of Stability — TCN Assures

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has noted that grid restoration nationwide is in progress and has reached advanced stages with power
supply now available in the West, North Central, South, East, and a large portion of the Northern parts of the country.

The General Manager, Public Affairs at the transmission company, Ndidi Mbah, in a statement explained that the power supply restoration was “sequel to the total grid collapse, which occurred at about 12.35 am, this morning, causing outage nationwide, after over 421 days of consistent grid stability.”

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According to the statement, “the course of the grid restoration, the process initially suffered a setback; this does not amount to another collapse. In the course of any grid restoration process, challenges may be encountered. This happened today while the grid
restoration was in progress, but it was promptly addressed.”

It would be recalled that the last total system collapse recorded was on 20th July 2022, and since then, to the 13th of September, 2023, (421 days).

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The TCN noted that “Prior to this, the system had been stable in spite of the challenges posed by zero spinning reserve and lack of System Control and lack of adequate Data Acquisition (SCADA) essential to a strong and stable grid, among others

“TCN had been able to maintain 400 days of grid stability because it developed and deployed in-house stop gap measures and tools that it has continued to use to manage the nations grid, ensuring its stability.

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“The incident notwithstanding, TCN is determined to continue to do its best to ensure grid stability.

“Meanwhile, the collapse that occurred after a fire incident on Kanji/Jebba 330kV line 2 is being investigated, with the view to forestalling future occurrence and invariably further strengthen the grid”, the TCN stated.

Comrade James Ezema is a veteran journalist and media consultant. He is a political strategist. He can be reached on +2348035823617 via call or WhatsApp.

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