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TCN Commences Full Digitization Of Old Transmission Substations for Normal Electricity Supply
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TCN Commences Full Digitization Of Old Transmission Substations

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In its effort to improve the automation system of transmission substations, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has commenced the digitization of old transmission substations in its network.

According to a statement signed by the TCN’s General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Ndidi Mbah, beyond improving the automation system of old transmission substations and the digitization project is also aimed at improving their “connectivity with the proposed TCN SCADA System.”

The company said that the “scope of work for the project includes the supply, installation, configuration, testing, commissioning of Substation Automation Systems (SAS) as well as the control and relay protection systems in the substations.

“This project would further contribute to grid management and reduce system losses.

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“The digitization project is funded by the World Bank under NETAP (Nigerian Electricity Transmission Project), and managed by the Project Management Unit of TCN.

“In Port-Harcourt Region alone, five substations would be digitized, including Afam 1, Ahoada, Yenegoa, Owerri, and Uyo substations.

“A team from TCN-PMU and the General Manager (Transmission) Port-Harcourt Region, formally handed the duly executed document on the digitization project to the contractor at the Afam 1 substation, marking the beginning of the digitization process for TCN’s old substations”,the company stated.