What is the role of the System Operator

The major role of the System Operator is to ensure the safe,reliable and economic supply of electric power

What is the meaning of 'TEM'?

The word ‘TEM’ is an acronym for Transitional Electricity Market. In line with the recent reforms in the Nigerian Power Sector, wholesale competition was recommended the National Electricity Power Policy (NEPP) and Electric Power Sector Reform (ESPR) Act therefore provided for the Development of the Nigerian Electricity Market. Implementation of the Nigeria Electricity Market is through a gradual process of increasing competition designed as three market stages:

Transitional Market Stage: Characterized mainly as competition for the market

Medium-Term Market Stage: Characterized by full wholesale competition for the market and in the market

Final Market Stage: Open to full wholesale competition and retail competition

What is the territorial coverage of the Nigerian Electricity System Operator(NESO)?

The NESO covers grid operations of the entire 330kV and 132kV transmission network in Nigeria. This link gives a diagrammatical view of the area of coverage

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The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has commenced the training of 310 new engineers in the Independent System Operation sub-sector to acquaint them with modern skills and strategies to effectively and responsibly operate the rapidly growing Nigerian Power Grid...

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As part of efforts to enhance effective operations in the system, the management of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has carried out...…..

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The Federal Government said, it is targeting 2019 for the attainment of 10 Gigawatts (GW) of electricity in the national grid through the implementation of the Transmission, Rehabilitation and Expansion Programme (TREP) of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

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