Egbin fire: How we saved national grid from total collapse ― TCN

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Explains load shedding in Lagos axis

As one unit of 180MW restored

By Chris Ochayi – Abuja

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has explained that the ongoing load shedding in Lagos axis was as a result of fire that gutted Egbin power station this week Wednesday.

The General Manager, Public Affairs at TCN, Mrs. Ndidi Mbah, who gave the explanation via a statement in Abuja, said the fire incident necessitated the shutdown of all the power generating units in the power station.

She said with the shutdown of the units, a total of 630MW was removed from the grid.

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According to the statement, “The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, hereby inform the general public that the ongoing load shedding in the Lagos axis is as a result of the fire incident which occurred in Egbin Power station on Wednesday this week, which necessitated the shutdown of all the power generating units in the…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper