Ongoing projects set to stabilise Nigeria’s power grid – NDPHC, TCN


During the 19th power sector stakeholders meeting hosted by Eko Disco in Lagos yesterday, the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) and Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) indicated that ongoing projects were set to stabilise power supply to the national grid, Leadership reports.

At the meeting, the NDPHC announced completion of Magboro connection project, and also informed of progress of projects in Ugwuaji, Egbema, Okija, Omotosho and Olorunsogo host communities with expected completion by December this year. The NDPHC, listed vandalism as a major challenge to the progress of projects in Afam – Ikot Ekpene axis and encouraged the public to end vandalism.

In its report, the TCN also announced the completion of rehabilitation works at Omotosho plant in line with planned reconnection of the communities, adding that the transformer replacement in Kombotso is in progress, with a view to its completion at the end of December 2017. The TCN further reported progress of projects in Alagbon, and completion of projects in Akangba (Surulere), Ajah, and Ejigbo.