National Grid Collapses For The Sixth Time This Year
As a result of the national grid failing once more today, September 26, some areas of the nation, including Lagos and Abuja, have been completely cut off. It will collapse for the sixth time this year at this point.
On June 13th, 2022, a national system breakdown was last noted.
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC, EEDC, stated in a message to its customers: “The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC) wishes to inform her esteemed customers of a system collapse which occurred at 10:51am today, 26th September,2022. This has resulted to the loss of supply currently being perienced across the network.
Due to this development, all our interface TCN stations are out of supply, and we are unable to provide service to our customers in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States.
We are on standby awaiting detailed information of the collapse and restoration of supply from the National Control Centre (NCC), Osogbo”, the statement by Emeka Ezeh, Head, Corporate Communications, said.
On its Twitter account, the Eko Electricity Distribution Company EKEDP also reported the collapse.
”Dear Esteemed Customers, We regret to inform you of a system collapse on the National Grid at precisely 10:52 am. Presently all our injection substations are out of supply.
We are working with our TCN partners to restore supply as soon as possible. We apologise for the inconvenience.”
As of the time this article was filed, the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, which administers the grid, had not yet provided an explanation for the most recent collapse.