It added that developing a utility-scale wind energy project in Al Wusta governorate will also depend on having electricity transmission access
to the MIS demand area.
Favorable transmission access
and interests in natural gas resources provide the district with flexibility to meet its power supply needs and limit the negative financial effects from variability in hydroelectric generation.
The project scope includes the planning, management and optimization of the radio and transmission access
TCN's Assistant General Manager, Transmission, Enugu Sub-station, Engr Bakare Kazim, who spoke to newsmen said Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi-led administration has set the pace in helping to resolve the issue of transmission access
line acquisition which almost stalled the progress of work at the 30MVA injection sub-station in Nsukka, calling on other state governments to emulate this exemplary leadership.
And the Transco would function like a toll road, allowing for uniform transmission access
and costs, as well as transmission upgrades.
For example, being able to build on the site of the former coal plant eases the permitting process, and having available working space, transmission access
and other infrastructure eases developmental costs.
However, an impartial transmission access
system and debottlenecking, alongside the construction of new connections on a regulated basis are essentials in an area where state monopolies are still commonly in place.
Another versatile technology is satellite, which can be rapidly deployed and offers transmission access
in remote areas.
Olusegun Salami, senior manager, transmission access
planning, MTN Nigeria, said: "We have seen a significant growth in subscribers accessing the internet via 3G over the past few years, and as a result will be modernising our network in order to expand capacity and continue delivering the customer experience and mobile access expected by our customer base throughout Nigeria."
He provides guidance on cybersecurity matters, counsels transmission owners and other market participants on transmission access
, pricing and cost allocation issues, has drafted and negotiated power sales, interconnection and transmission service agreements, and advises clients in disputes over power transactions and transmission matters.