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TCN Energizes 2X60MVA 132/33KV Gwarimpa GIS Transmission Substation, Adds Over 98MW To Grid

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The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has energized the brand new 2X60MVA, 132/33kV Gas Insulated Substation (GIS) at Gwarinpa, Abuja on Sunday, 27th November, 2022.

The 132kV transmission substation is one of the five substation projects comprising the Abuja Ring Projects, funded by Agence Francais de Developpment (AFD).

The substation which has six (6) feeders through which bulk electricity is transmitted to Abuja Electricity Distribution Company’s (AEDCs) load centers, receives bulk supply from the Katampe 132kV Transmission line. GIS Transmission Substation Power Transmission for Electricity

The company’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, in a statement said that with the connection of the substation to the transmission network, TCN has added over 98 megawatts to the national grid.

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She confirmed that the other four substation projects are at various stages of completion.

“Two would soon be energized while the other two are ongoing. Significantly on completion of the entire project, the FCT and environs would have adequate power supply for the next 50 years.

“The Abuja Ring Project is one of the several projects being executed by TCN to further expand the transmission grid. Electricity Power Transformer

“TCN would not rest on it oars but would continue to work towards further expanding the nations grid, to put in place a very robust transmission network that would continue to efficiently transmit bulk electricity to Distribution load centers nationwide”, the TCN spokesperson. TCN Energizes 2X60MVA 132/33KV Gwarimpa GIS Transmission Substation, Adds Over 98MW To Grid