TCN energizes 100 MVA transformer in Ogba Lagos substation

Nigeria: The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has energized a brand new 100 MVA 132 / 33 kV power transformer installed at the Ogba transmission substation in Lagos State.

A statement by the spokesperson of TCN, Mrs Ndidi Mbah, said the energized transformer, which was installed under the supervision of TCN’s engineers, has increased the capacity of the substation from 165 MVA to 265 MVA.

To ensure optimal utilization of the newly installed transformer, a new switchyard comprising of 132 kV, 33 kV and three units of 33 kV feeders was equally installed and commissioned. TCN said with the increase in the substation’s capacity, from 165 MVA to 265 MVA, the substation now has more bulk electricity available for Ikeja Distribution Company (DisCo) to take to its customers within Ikeja Industrial Area, Ogba – Ijaiye, Agege Pen Cinema, Magoro Cement, Ojodu and Ifako-Ijaiye areas of Lagos.

Source: Daily Trust