The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has stepped up effort to boost electricity supply in the country with the commissioning of three new transformers in Lagos, Niger and Ekiti States.
The projects initiated under its Transmission Rehabilitation and Expansion Programme (TREP) included a 100MVA in Ejigbo; a 60MVA in Bida and 60/66MVA, 132/33kV power transformers in Ado Ekiti.
The new power transformers will increase electricity transmission capacity from 200MVA to 300MVA in Ejigbo Substation, 60MVA to 120MVA in Bida Substation and from 80MVA to 140MVA in Ado Ekiti Transmission Substation.
TCN spokesperson, Ndidi Mbah, said in a statement on Tuesday the newly installed transformers were in addition to the several power transformer projects executed in the last one year in various substations across the country.
Source: Energy Mix Report