Fashola Commissions Mobile Transformers in Kaduna, Katsina

Power-Transformer

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has commissioned two mobile power transformers in Kaduna and Katsina states, Daily Trust reports.

Fashola, who was represented by the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Mustapha Baba Shehuri, explained that the installation and commissioning of the 40MVA Mobile Transformer in Zaria, Kaduna Substation, and 60MVA Power Transformer in Funtua, Katsina Substation, was part of the effort by the present government to ameliorate the challenges encountered in generation and distribution of power across the country.

Also speaking in Funtua, Katsina State, he said his ministry had empowered TCN to procure and install 60MVA power transformers in order to replace faulty ones in the system, adding that the ongoing upgrade and reinforcement of the generating stations would increase the capacity of substations to distribute energy throughout the country.

 

Source: Energy Mix Report

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