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Blackout as National grid collapses for the sixth time this year


collapsed again today September 26. This will be the 6th time it will be collapsing this year

The last national system collapse was recorded on the 13th of June 2022.

In a notice to its customers, the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC, EEDC, said

“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, stated.

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company EKEDP, also announced the collapse on its Twitter handle.

”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.”

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, which manages the grid is yet to give reasons for the latest collapse as at the time of filing in this report.

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