Grid Expansion: TCN receives 8 transformers for World Bank-funded projects 

*Ndidi Mbah, General Manager, Public Affairs of  the Transmission Company of Nigeria, says the company will move the transformers, as part of the ongoing grid expansion projects, to some power substations in the Northern part of the country

Alexander Davis | ConsumerConnect

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has disclosed the company received eight new power transformers under its Project Management Unit at the Apapa Port, Lagos.

Mrs. Ndidi Mbah, General Manager, Public Affairs of TCN, stated this in a statement issued Thursday, January 19, 2023, in Abuja, FCT.

Mbah noted that the transformers were six 150/187.5 Mega Volt Ampere (MVA),  330/132/33 Kilo Volt (kV) power transformers and two 100/125MVA, 132/33kV power transformers.

She stated though the transformers are still at the port arrangement is being concluded to take them to needed locations.

Mbah listed the proposed locations for the transformers to include Bauchi- 2×150/187.5MVA, 330/132/33kV.

The General Manager stated: “1×150/187.5MVA, 330/132/33kV – Mayo Belwa, 1×150/187.5MVA, 330/132kV – Yola and 1×150/187.5MVA, 330/132/33kV —Maiduguri.

“1×150/187.5MVA, 330/132/33kV – Damaturu, 2×100/125MVA, 132/33kV – Yola.”

TCN, through the contractor, MBH will move all the transformers to TCN Substations mentioned above, she stated.

According to Mbah, the project is among the World Bank-funded projects under Nigeria Electricity Transmission Project  (NETAP).

She further said: “The transformers are part of the ongoing grid expansion projects under TCN’s Project Management Unit.”

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