Electricity News Update TCN Accuses DisCos

TCN Accuses DisCos, JEDC Donates Relief Materials, Power outage Looms

1. Discos Deny Rejecting Electricity Load From TCN

The association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) have put out a statement denying the allegations made by the Transmission Company of Nigeria. TCN claims that the DisCos reject volumes of electricity supplied to them for onward distribution to customers in their distribution networks.

In their defense,  ANED’s spokesperson, Mr. Sunday Oduntan, stated that the TCN has frequently misinterpreted energy readings of the Discos by miscalculating drop in electricity demand from customers at night as load rejection.

“The unfair interpretation of off-peak energy data as load rejection is grossly inaccurate and misleading. The occasional times Discos have been unable to distribute energy received are directly due to the inadequate TCN infrastructural interface with the Discos.”

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2. Benue Flood Victims Receive Relief Materials From Jos Electricity

As part of its corporate social responsibility, the Jos Electricity Distribution Company, JEDC, on Monday donated relief materials to victims of Benue flood.

The regional manager of the company in Benue State, Ayodeji Adesoye, handed over the relief materials to the director of the camp, Vincent Tsea. Mr. Adesoye, who spoke before making the donation, said the gesture was in the spirit of brotherliness and concern for the welfare of consumers in its franchise state. He also charged users of electricity to return the gesture by ensuring payment of electricity bills.

3. Power Outage Looms The County Following ULC Strike

In a bid to make good on their threat. The United Labour Congress shut down some offices of several DisCos and IBC. The industrial action is a fresh move by the United Labor Congress, ULC, a union that seeks to act as an umbrella for both NLC and TUC. Should electricity workers join the strike, National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE. There may be a blackout throughout the nation.


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