Nigeria: Multiple Tripping In Substation Causes Reduction Of Electricity – TCN

By Babagana Bukar Wakil Ngala

The transmission company of Nigeria (TCN) said the collapse of the national Grid on 8TH of May at 2:32PM was caused by multiple tripping on its substation in Onitsha, Anabra State South-east Nigeria.

The managing director of TNC, Mr. Mohammad Usman made the disclosure at a news conference in Abuja on Friday.

The national electricity grid had on Wednesday, experience some disturbances resulting in reduction of electricity allocation to electricity distribution companies in the country.

Mohammad also said that the collapse might have led one of the generator went off. What happened a day before yesterday at 14; 32 hours was a case of system collapse, we had tripping.

The reason for the grid collapse was that three was a multiple tripping around onisha substation.

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