TCN to upgrade Damaturu Transmission Substation

Solomon Ezeme

 

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, on Tuesday, disclosed that plans were underway to expand the capacity of the Damaturu Transmission Substation in Yobe State with additional 150MVA and 2 60MVA power transformers.

The plan to upgrade the substation was disclosed by the Ag. MD/CEO, TCN Engr. Dr. Sule Abdulaziz, during his visit to the substation in company of the Regional Transmission Manager for Bauchi Region, for inspection yesterday.

A statement released by the Company yesterday, reads: “While inspecting the substation, Engr. Abdulaziz revealed TCN’s planned upgrade of the substation capacity with additional 150MVA and two number 60MVA power transformers.

The 330/132/33kV Damaturu Transmission Substation which supplies electricity to about six communities in the State, currently comprises of 150MVA 330/132kV and 60MVA 132/33kV power transformers.

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