28 July 2017, Sweetcrude, Lagos — Transmission capacity in Ajah sub station in Lagos has increased to 220MVA sequel the installation of an additional 60MVA 133/33kV power transformer.
The installation and commissioning of the transformer were done on July 11th, 2017 by the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN.
In a statement signed by the company’s General Manager (Public Affairs), Seun Olagunju, TCN said that the newly installed 60MVA 132/33kV power transformer replaced an old 60MVA transformer which failed in the substation, 28th August 2016.
According to the statement, TCN is also installing a 60MVA 132/33kV mobile power transformer in the same station to further increase transmission capacity in the area.
Installation works have reached an advanced stage and on completion, the mobile transformer would increase the transmission capacity in the substation to 280MW, which is above the distribution load requirement in the area.
The increased capacity of the Ajah Transmission sub station means that additional power is now available to be wheeled to distribution load centres supplying electricity to Ajah and environs.
TCN pledges to continue to work towards expanding and ensuring the nation’s grid stability.