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FG Moves To Improve Power Supply With Additional 204MW To Grid

Within the bid to enhance energy provide in Nigeria, the Federal Authorities has commenced the development of transmission traces and substations so as to add 204MW to the grid.
SapaTV stories that the ability technology on the nationwide grid surpassed 4,000 megawatts at 6 am on Wednesday.
Based on PUNCH, information from the Federal Ministry of Power in Abuja confirmed that the grid generated 3,231.6 MW of energy off-peak on Tuesday whereas 3,993.5 MW of energy was produced at its highest on the identical day.
On Wednesday, it lastly exceeded 4,000MW when it reached 4,045.1MW at 6 am, representing an increase of three.97% or 154.6MW, and the grid’s frequency was 49.19 Hertz.
This adopted the Federal Authorities’s declaration that it had began constructing a 132-kilovolt transmission line, a 2X60MVA transmission substation, in addition to a switching station in Ekiti to extend the ability grid’s capability by 204 MW, which might additional enhance provides within the host state.
The Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, who spoke in the course of the groundbreaking ceremony in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday, stated the challenge consists of a 50km stretch of 132kV transmission line from Ikere in Ado Ekiti, with a turn-in turn-out at Ijesa Isu that terminates at Ilupeju Ekiti.
The minister, who was represented by the Managing Director, TCN, Sule Abdulaziz, affirmed it was a strategic challenge and would enhance the ability transmission in Ekiti and its environs.
He added that the FG isn’t relenting in its dedication to make sure that the nation’s energy sector receives the specified enhance.
He stated: This can be a very strategic challenge and we consider it’s going to have an enormous affect on bulk energy transmission in Ekiti and environs.
The challenge is a part of the numerous initiatives being undertaken by the TCN in pursuit of its grid growth programme which is in keeping with Mr. Presidents mandate for the growth of the ability sector for sustainable improvement.
These are a transparent indication that the Federal Authorities isn’t relenting in its dedication to make sure that the nations energy sector receives the specified enhance.

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