The federal authorities has commenced the development of a 132 kilovolts transmission line and a 2 by 60MVA transmission substation and a switching station in Ekiti state to boost the state’s capability by 204 megawatts (MW).
A press release issued in Abuja by the Normal Supervisor, Public Affairs, Transmission Firm of Nigeria (TCN), Ndidi Mbah, quoted the Minister of Energy, Engr. Abubakar D. Aliyu, as talking in the course of the groundbreaking ceremony in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday.
The minister stated the undertaking consists of a 50 kilometre stretch of 132kV transmission line from Ikere (Ado Ekiti) with a flip in – prove at Ijesa Isu that terminates at Ilupeju Ekiti.
In line with him, it additionally has a 2X60MVA, 132/33kV transmission substation with 4 line bays at Ijesa Isu Ekiti with a switching station at Ikere (Ado Ekiti) within the state.
The minister, who was represented by the Managing Director and CEO of the Transmission Firm of Nigeria, TCN, Engr. Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz, stated in numerous transmission areas, nationwide, TCN is equally executing substations and features initiatives that are all at numerous levels of execution.