TCN Energizes New 150mva Interbus Transformer in Delta IV Substation, Ugehelli

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The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) announced yesterday that it had successfully installed and energized a new 150MVA 330/132/33kV Interbus transformer (IBTR) at Delta IV Transmission Substation, Ughelli, Delta last Sunday, and loaded on Monday.

Spokesperson of the government regulator, Mrs. Ndidi Mbah said in a statement that the commissioning into service of the new 150MVA power transformer has restored the capacity of the substation by 132MW.

“Consequently, is now able to evacuate/wheel more power for Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to offtake from the substation for onward delivery to electricity consumers in Ughelli, Warri, and its environs,” she said.

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She explained that the installation of the new 150MVA Interbus Transformer has restored flexibility to the substation by enabling to evacuate power from Transcorp Power Limited at both at 330kV and 132kV voltage levels.

“This means an increase in bulk power transmitted through the substation and improved grid stability”, she said

Mrs. Mbah said is committed   to adequate for Nigerians, and ’s avowed commitment to enhancing bulk power delivery and grid reliability and pledges.

She said that would continue to execute projects geared towards entrenching a robust transmission grid as catalogued in its Nigerian Electricity Grid Expansion and Rehabilitation Programme (NEGMERP). 


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