8 TCN transformers arrive Lagos Port
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) received 8 new power transformers under its Project Management Unit at the Apapa Port, Lagos.
In a statement on Thursday, the General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah said the transformers comprise six, 150/187.5 megavolt amperes, MVA, 330/132/33kV transformers and two 100/125MVA, 132/33kV.
Mr Mbah said the transformers are still at the ports as arrangement is being concluded to move the transformers to Bauchi, Mayo Belwa in Adamawa, Yola, Maiduguri, and Damaturu.
According to the statement, the project is among the World Bank funded project under NETAP and part of the ongoing grid expansion projects under TCN’s Project Management Unit.
Meanwhile, the Kumbotso 330/132/33kV Transmission Substation, Kano has received another 13 heavy duty trucks, loaded with transformer accessories, bringing to 20 the total number of trucks that have delivered the accessories for 300MVA and 100MVA power transformers that will soon arrive the Kumbotso Transmission Subsation.
In a separate statement, the TCN General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah said the 300MVA is targeted at increasing bulk power to five substations including, TCN’s DanAgundi, Hadejia, Wudil and Azare Substations as well as the Kumbotso Substation where it will be installed.
The 100MVA power transformer is targeted at increasing bulk supply to Kano Industrial areas through Kano DisCo, Mbah noted.
Writing by Kayode Oyebisi; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu