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TCN Explains Power Supply Disruption In Parts Of FCT

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MD/CEO, Engr. Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz, and TCN Management team at the Katampe 132/33kV Transmission Substation.

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has explained the cause of power supply disruption in some parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, attributing to sudden explosion at its Katampe Substation.

According to a statement by the TCN General Manager (Public Affairs), Mrs Ndidi Mbah, “TCN hereby state that at about 18:16hrs of today, 4th August, 2022, one of its 33kV feeders CT in Katampe Substation, supplying the Life Camp axis shattered and in the process, tripped one of the 60MVA 132/33kV transformers at the Katampe 132kV Substation.

“The two faulty equipment were promptly isolated to enable TCN supply bulk electricity through the other transformers in the substation.

“Power supply was restored to all areas affected by the incident at about 20:38hrs.

“Meanwhile, TCN’s Maintenance crew has already been mobilized to repair the affected equipment.

“We hereby apologise for inconveniences caused by the incident.”

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