Mkpoikana Udoma 15 July 2017, Sweetcrude, Port Harcourt – The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHEDC, has given reasons as to why some parts of Port Harcourt metropolis are currently experiencing power outage.
PHEDC explains why Port Harcourt is experiencing power failure
A statement by Manager, Corporate Communications of PHEDC, Mr. John Onyi, said “The forced outage is as a result of a fire outbreak on Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, power transformer (60 MVA incomer), located inside Oginigba Injection Substation, Trans Amadi, which affected four critical outgoing 33kv feeders.”
According to PHED, the outage has mainly affected PHEDC customers residing and transacting businesses at Trans Amadi Industrial area, Rumuodomaya, Abuloma and Woji area.
The electricity distribution company has asked for patience and understanding from its customers, adding that the technical crew from TCN has been mobiliSed to the site to ascertain the level of the incidence and at the same find ways of restoring power supply to the affected areas.