TCN loses another LEEEC 60 MVA transformer to fire

Nigeria: The Transmission Company of Nigeria has reported that one of its 60 MVA power transformers which was undergoing installation at the Uyo transmission substation caught fire during the weekend.

According to TCN, at the time of the incident the 60 MVA power transformer was being installed by one of the contractors, reports Leadership.

The burnt transformer is one of 16 60 MVA power transformers manufactured by LEEEC, which TCN procured in 2011.

According to TCN’s statement, the company has thus far had issues with 9 transformers of this model, which have either caught fire or failed between 2011 to date.

Source: Leadership