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NTDC to remove system constraints

Pakistan, Lahore: National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDC) is all set to remove identified system constraints in order to provide uninterrupted power supply to the consumers of respective areas.

In this connection, NTDC engineers and staff will install 160 MVA transformer at 500 kV Rawat Grid Station, Islamabad. To commence the installation process of the transformer, power shutdown was carried out on 9 – 10 May from 6.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. NTDC has managed in providing uninterrupted power supply to the consumers of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

The NTDC spokesman said 500 kV Rawat Grid Station is already considered as the major hub for power dispersal of northern Punjab. Whereas with the installation of fourth 160 MVA transformer, the capacity of the grid station will be enhanced. As a result, it will help improve system stability and voltage profile, reduction in overloading of system will be added advantage.

Source: The News