PHED commissions injection substation in Akwa Ibom

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The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED), on Tuesday 11th of July, celebrated the commissioning of a new injection substation at Uyo in Akwa-Ibom state, Spark reports.

The 2 X 15 MVA 4-lane injection substation was officially commissioned by his excellency, Mr Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom state after a test run to improve power supply in communities of the state.

The executive governor was accompanied by the managing director of 4Power Consortium Ltd, Engr Matthew Edevbie and the minority leader in the current Senate Godswill Akpabio who also graced the event.

Mr John Onyi, PHED spokesperson, who was also present at the event said that the new substation will result in great improvement in power supply in Akwa-Ibom state. The new substation came in to relieve the old ones, which are already overloaded, resulting in very unstable power supply.