Excavation machine damages TCN’s underground transmission lines

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The Transmission Company of Nigeria has said that one of its 132kV underground transmission lines was damaged by an excavation machine working for IBB Golf Club, Abuja.

It said the incident made TCN to transmit bulk electricity meant for the Central Area, Maitama, Utako, Jabi and several parts of the Federal Capital Territory without redundancy and with some restriction.

TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, said that with a total available capacity of 160 megawatts and total load demand of 96MW (2,304MWh) on both lines, the damaged transmission line 1 was very strategic as line 2 alone could not carry the entire load from Katampe to Central Area transmission substation…read more

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