TCN Replaces Damaged Abuja Transmission Tower

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The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said that it has successfully completed the re-construction of a new transmission tower in replacement of the damaged transmission tower No 145, destroyed last month by a trailer that rammed into it, in the Asokoro area of Abuja (FCT), Vanguard reports.

In a statement signed by the General Manager (Public Affairs) Mrs. Ndidi Mbah, TCN said that the 132kV transmission line is one of the four high tension transmission lines supplying power to the Apo Transmission Substation, a major power interface in the Federal Capital Territory.

The re-construction of the new tower and restringing of the 132kV transmission line 2, was completed and energized on Saturday, 14th October 2017. The statement further noted that during the period of reconstruction work, TCN increased power supply through the other 132kV transmission lines from the Katampe and Gwagwalada Transmission Substations to ensure that there was no shortfall in the Federal Capital Territory.

Source: Energy Mix Report

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